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Innovation and Communities of Practice

John Tropea - Delicious Community

From: TSSVeloso Reads: 1,934 Innovation and Communities of Practice The “Great Symphony” Paradox The innovation potential of bridging structural holes "Here is the paradox: You need a great team of people with diverse skills to perform a symphony well, but no team has ever written a great symphony! In other words, the more diverse and non-redundant one’s relationships are, the more value they provide.”3 There many ways in which they CoPs foster radical innovation.

infoarch: Collaborative Thinking: Communication (and Coordination?) in a Modern, Complex Organization

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

To open the proverbial “black box&# and begin to reveal the internal wiring of the firm, this paper presents a detailed, descriptive analysis of the network of communications among members of a large, structurally, functionally, geographically, and strategically diverse firm (hereafter, “BigCo&# ).&# infoarch About my experiencesas an information architect Thursday, August 14, 2008 Collaborative Thinking: Communication (and Coordination?)

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