Remove Adoption Remove Annual Remove CoP Remove Facilitation

Red-Tails in Love: Birdwatchers as a community of practice | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

If you have ever hankered to read a “real life&# story about an organic community of practice, one free from the business pressures of CoPs manufactured inside of corporations, read this book. the annual potluck dinner!)

Practical example: Ayuda Urbana

Joitske Hulsebosch

Eight topics were selected by participants (from e-government to disaster prevention) and seven CoPs were started, bringing together 128 members from 10 cities. They were each launched through a two-day workshop, facilitated by a team of the World Bank. The 'project' was adopted by the UCCI/CAMC in 2002 and the municipal councils have agreed to integrate it into their annual plans and alternate in taking the coordinating role for the communities and the website.

2006 100

From workplace courses to global conversations

Nancy White

I’m helping coordinate our annual gathering, so I’ve proposed an agenda via email prior to the call. ′ or ’social networking’) which allow an individual to build a unique online presence and profile including what they know; and, they facilitate connections between individual users, allowing each user to build a personal network around a knowledge area. Introducing CoPs and network ways of working introduces organizational change – so be ready.

From courses to community: Josien Kapma and Nancy White | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I’m helping coordinate our annual gathering, so I’ve proposed an agenda via email prior to the call. ′ or ’social networking’) which allow an individual to build a unique online presence and profile including what they know; and, they facilitate connections between individual users, allowing each user to build a personal network around a knowledge area. Introducing CoPs and network ways of working introduces organizational change – so be ready.

2008 100

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.

Using social technologies to aid communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

” This is where the role of communities of practice (CoP) comes to the fore, mobilizing employees with a common interest or professional passion for a particular topic. • Send out an annual reminder to community members, listing and explaining the tools that are available.

2008 39

Overcoming Knowledge Loss: Key Knowledge Retention and Transfer Approaches - KM Edge: Where the best in Knowledge Management come together

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Communities of Practice Best-in-class organizations rely heavily on CoPs for the purposes of identifying, capturing, and transferring knowledge. These CoPs are responsible for cross-divisional knowledge stewardship, including both tacit and explicit knowledge. However, many best-practice organizations have adopted KR&T approaches that address this challenge; popular techniques include knowledge audits, handoff documents, lessons learned, and structured interviews.