xii, 284 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
HD30.2 .W46 2002
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-274) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Communities of practice and their value to organizations Communities of practice and their structural elements Seven principles for cultivating communities of practice The early stages of development: planning and launching communities of practice The mature stages of development: growing and sustaining communities of practice The challenge of distributed communities The downside of communities of practice Measuring and managing value creation Community-based knowledge initiatives Reweaving the world: communities beyond organizations.