Building Social Business: Connecting, Sharing and Collaborating

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Two Brazilian Net-Map studies: Fair Trade and Cotton

Net-Map Toolbox

These questions are explored by using Net-Map in the studies below, which were shared by our Net-Mapping colleague Patricia Andrade de Oliveira e Silva. Please share so that we can make them available to the broader community of practice.

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The Changing Role of the Learning Facilitator

Jenny Connected

Learning Meaning and Identity’ - focuses on expanding ideas around social learning theory, whereas a later book ‘A Guide to Managing Knowledge: Cultivating Communities of Practice’ (2002) – is written more for managers of communities of practice. There is an intense discussion going on in the CPsquare community at the moment about the work of learning facilitators.

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Business models for communities

Learning Alliances

The tubodudes in Wenger, McDermott and Snyder (2002), for example, had a business model that was just assumed as a norm in the book: the organization (Shell) provided all the resources and captured most of the value that the community produced.

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Executing Enterprise 2.0: Dachis Group Acquires Headshift

Elsua

Fast forward to 2002 … where you will find a very interesting paper ( On the nonsense of Knowledge Management ) that James Dellow quoted along in the current discussion as one of the very few folks who connected the dots across time between both discussions.

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organizational responsiveness

Taming the spaces

in order to share knowledge and competences through cross-border learning and knowledge building (LKB) activities. Both types of organizations arise to bring the process of education under socially standardized set of institutional categories, norms and visions.

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MirandaNet: Social interaction

Community Capers

The MirandaNet Fellowship, by virtue of its structure and norms, develops strong ties and interdependency between the members, clients and partners. Whether in an industry, academic or advisory capacity, MirandaNet Fellows all work to provide services for each other and ‘reify’ (Wenger, 2002) their practices in artifacts shared over the public site with the larger external educational community. People rarely leave this community.

Community of practice - EduTech Wiki

John Tropea - Delicious Community

They share a certain amount of practices, common goals and common language. They have a social organization that includes formal or informal hierarchies, some idea of social service (members helping each other), and a willingness learn from each other and to share that knowledge. Communities of practice are "groups of people who share a concern, a set of problems, or a passion about a topic, and who deepen their knowledge and expertise by interacting on an ongoing basis."

Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Most sites support the maintenance of pre-existing social networks, but others help strangers connect based on shared interests, political views, or activities. Some have photo-sharing or video-sharing capabilities; others have built-in blogging and instant messaging technology.

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Community as Curriculum – vol 2. The Guild/Distributed Continuum

Delicious/choconancy/community

We need a move toward a more practical, sustainable learning model that is less based on market-driven accreditation and more on the inevitable give and take that happens among people who engage in similar activities and share similar forms of literacy and worldviews. They are sharing information, working together to learn new things or sharing experiences. From medieval guilds to open source software: Informal norms, appropriability institutions, and innovation.

Cover story: Building healthy communities - Inside Knowledge

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The concept of communities of practice (CoPs), as defined in the book, Cultivating Communities of Practice , was simple: an informal group of peers sharing ideas, insight, information and help about a topic they are deeply, sometimes passionately, interested in.

Social Networks And Group Formation - Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the design

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

It was the people that they did not know well, the ones with whom they did not have shared histories and did not see on a regular basis who were of most help. This is because people with strong ties generally share the same pieces of information and resources.

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