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Coping with so many flavors of CoP

Learning Alliances

The conversations about communities of practice are a case in point. It’s not a place where I would expect to find the topic pop up.

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Planning and Evaluating Your CoP (amplifying and other good stuff)

Nancy White

Here’s his note : “Check out @nancywhite ‘s Full Circle Associates on Communities of Practice (CoPs). Jeff added value. link].

CoP Charter Template - The Bucket

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Logged in: Logged in as: Log in The Bucket Templates CoP Charter Templat. Definition A Community of Practice (or CoP) is a form of knowledgenetwork that exists and is supported by [company]. At this point in time formal CoPs in [company] are supported byeither Business Leadership Teams or Capability Leadership Teams. Example 1.

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Value Creation in Communities of Practice

Jenny Connected

Unlike a team where the task is defined in advance, in a CoP narrative evolves and is constantly reviewed. link]. The genre of storytelling.

Measuring activity and usefulness in CoPs - KnowledgeBoard

John Tropea - Delicious Community

So the history of CoP management is full of references to indicator-building, to attempts at significant reporting, and to a wide variety of more or less objective measurements. CoPs are increasingly a corporate tool, and as such their value depends on that relationship. The number of perspectives that can be used is enormous.

Engestrom, Wenger and Emergent Learning

Jenny Connected

Tagged: communities of practice , CoPs , cpsquare , emergent learning , Engestrom , Wenger. Learning 1 – non-conscious, tacit.

Engestrom, Wenger and Emergent Learning

Jenny Connected

Tagged: communities of practice , CoPs , cpsquare , emergent learning , Engestrom , Wenger. Learning 1 – non-conscious, tacit.

Building open communities

Jenny Connected

Tagged: #fslt13 , communities of practice , CoP , Engestrom , open education , openness , SCoPE , Sylvia Currie. Reference. Engeström, Y. 2007).

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Recording of Etienne Wenger’s talk

Jenny Connected

CoPs have implications for organisations as they might be working under the radar of vertical accountability of the organisation (working on a horizontal dimension). But they can be enabled. A CoP is a learning partnership. classroom is not a CoP. Tagged: community , CoPs , education , identity , learning , Wenger.

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#occupyvancouver and cops

Chris Corrigan

But not a single police car in sight and not a single uniformed cop around. First, lots of tents. So far, so good.

Footprints of Emergence in CPsquare

Jenny Connected

Tagged: #emergentlearning , communities of practice , CoPs , cpsquare , curriculum , footprints of emergence , innovative curriculum. So true.

CoP Series #3: Community – without people? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

This is the third post surfacing a bit more about Community, Domain and Practice mentioned in the series on communities of practice (CoPs).

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COP-PPLD: Home

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#betreat12 Communities of practice and learning

Jenny Connected

Following Bev’s challenge I thought about it a lot and came to the conclusion that the difference was to do with values, i.e. ultimately the purpose of a CoP in an organisation like Shell seems to me to be principally about knowledge management and through this making money for the company, or gaining strategic advantage. Chapter 2 Community.

The Changing Role of the Learning Facilitator

Jenny Connected

Tagged: CoPs , cpsquare , facilitation , online learning. CPsquare CoPs cpsquare facilitation online learningThere is an intense discussion going on in the CPsquare community at the moment about the work of learning facilitators. What impact, if any do these shifts mean for the learning facilitator’s value, and marketing that value? .

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Footprints of Emergence in CPsquare

Jenny Connected

Tagged: #emergentlearning , communities of practice , CoPs , cpsquare , curriculum , footprints of emergence , innovative curriculum. So true.

My Harvest from a Think Tank on Assessing Collaboration

Michelle Laurie

Don’t get caught in the tangle of terminology between learning networks, knowledge networks, CoPs. Relationship among group of organizations.

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Prepping for a Think Tank Presentation

Michelle Laurie

knowledge management collaboration complexity conference CoPs networks social networking Activities, Outcomes and the Concept of Value Creation.

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Communities, Networks and Groups

Jenny Connected

Tagged: community , Connectivism , CoPs , course , Wenger. Communities of practice community Connectivism CoPs course WengerA new article by Etienne Wenger, Beverley Trayner and Martin de Laat has just been linked to on Etienne’s Facebook page. Wenger, E., Trayner, B. & de Laat, M. 2011). Centrum. link]. is true to its title.

Useful conversations for fledgling CoP

John Tropea - Delicious Community

On Tuesday I worked with three new communities of practice in a government agency. Each group was quite different but in all of them we talked about the things the groups should do first. promised to send them ideas on conversations they might consider early on. Here is what I have come up with so far. Discussion tables. What others are there?

KM, Communities and the “Little Free Library”

Chris Collison

Communties of Practice Design KM Knowledge Management Knowledge Sharing Memes Society Storytelling Community of Practice cop library

Wenger-Trayner new website – new BEtreats

Jenny Connected

Tagged: betreat11 , CoPs , course , Trayner , Wenger. Communities of practice betreat11 CoPs course Trayner WengerIn 2011, I was very fortunate to be able to attend BEtreat, in the home of Etienne and Bev Wenger-Trayner in Grass Valley, California. What is BEtreat?  We end these four intensive days of working and learning with a party.

Leadership Maxims, Avoiding a CoP Mid-Life Crisis, Library Clips, Knowledge and Learning Toolkit, Ten Commandments for Business Failure

John Tropea - Delicious Community

He is starting Phase 2 of a CoP study with the primary, but not exclusive, focus of health and financial services. This week I feature one of Richard’s articles - How to Avoid a Mid-Life Crisis in Your CoPs : Uncovering six keys to sustaining communities. Maxim #1: PICKLES. Empowerment – listen to, trust, and support your people.

DEFENSE ACQUISITION REVIEW JOURNAL

Delicious/choconancy/communities_of_practice

An article on successful CoPs.

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Digital Storytelling in the US Army

Jenny Connected

Tagged: action research , community , CoPs , cpsquare , jonathansilk , Kolb , learning , storytelling , USArmy , video , Wenger. CPsquare action research community CoPs cpsquare jonathansilk Kolb learning storytelling USArmy video WengerStorytelling is used in many organisations as a knowledge management strategy. The technology.

‘Identity in practice’, ‘Participation and non-participation’

Jenny Connected

Tagged: #betreat12 , communities of practice , CoPs , cpsquare , identity , negotiation , participation , reification , trajectory , Wenger. BEtreat #betreat12 communities of practice CoPs cpsquare identity negotiation participation reification trajectory Wenger143-172). My Highlights and Questions from the two chapters. p.159).

CoP Series #9: Community Heartbeats

Nancy White

Part 1 ,  part 2 ,  part 3, ,  part 4, part 5 ,  part 6 ,   part 7  and part 8  are all here on the blog. Part 1o will be posted next week!

CoP Series #4: Practice Makes Perfect

Nancy White

CoPs are not about learning things in the abstract. The exciting thing about Practice in CoP is there are so many things we can do.

CoP Series #6: Community Leadership in Learning

Nancy White

Subject matter expert  - in CoP lingo, these are the people who have a sharp focus on the domain (see  CoP Series #2 ). Teacher, student.

Practical examples: CoPs in Ghana

Joitske Hulsebosch

During the tech forum in Ghana I did a presentation on communities of practice and we asked for questions and examples of CoPs in Ghana.

Green Chameleon » CoP Leadership - A Lesson from the Flight of Pelicans

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about CoP Leadership - A Lesson from the Flight of Pelicans Two days ago, I blogged about whether a CoP could evolve into gangsterism and Patrick offered a case study on a successful CoP gone bad through exclusivism. to grow. RSS2.0

Academic BEtreat (#betreat12) pre-conference call

Jenny Connected

Tagged: #betreat12 , communitiesofpractice , community , CoPs , cpsquare , onlinelearning , Wenger , wenger-trayner. Academic BEtreat Programme.

CoP Series #8: Content and Community

Nancy White

In CoP terms, this is “reification.&# Part 1 , part 2 , part 3, , part 4, part 5 , part 6 , and part 7 are all here on the blog. link].

CoP Series #3: Community - without people?

Nancy White

This is the third post surfacing a bit more about Community, Domain and Practice mentioned in the series on communities of practice (CoPs).

CoP Series #7: Roles and Scalability

Nancy White

In the last post in this series we talked about some of the roles that support successful learning communities and CoPs (Communities of Practice).

CoP Series #10: Stewarding Technology for Community

Nancy White

First, from a CoP perspective, the platform is NOT the community. One is in collaboration software. This is a very high level “skim.&#

CoP Series #5: Is my community a community of practice?

Nancy White

Many people get worried about making sure their group is a CoP. Is a team a CoP?  Is a CoP the same thing as a (social) network?

Knoco stories: Top 10 success factors for Communities of practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

CoP Launch, Middle East. What can you do to help develop a lively, open, asking-and-sharing CoP that adds real business value? July (23).

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CoP as space rather than a group

Joitske Hulsebosch

It's an important one to me, and one of the things that make me think deeper about the relationship between the CoP theory and group dynamics.

Creative Destruction and CoPs

Joitske Hulsebosch

I've been thinking about creative destruction recently because of a speaker I was recruiting reminded me of the term. It's both the subtext of a series I'm organizing for my local Organization Development Network community and, by encouraging the use of a wiki for community note-taking, I think I'm engaging in it a bit. And old members leave or die.