Tag: communities

  • The Nature and Structure of Communities of Practice

    The following is the introduction to an article that Keith De La Rue wrote wich was published in the KM Review (KM Review | Volume 11 Issue 5 | November/December 2008). It echoes a lot of sentiments that I have about the nature and needs for sustainability of communities of practice. Very insightful. The theory […]

  • Distinguishing a Community of Practice from a Team or a Network

    Lilia Efimova’s diagram clearly illustrates how a Community of practice distinguishes itself from a work team in that it goes beyond the structured boundaries of the team to seek out others with a common class of problems. That said, it is still semi-structured in that it is not driven by a common pursuit of solutions. […]