Communities of Practice in the Distributed International Environment

@article{Hildreth2000CommunitiesOP,
  title={Communities of Practice in the Distributed International Environment},
  author={Paul Hildreth and Chris Kimble and Peter C. Wright},
  journal={J. Knowledge Management},
  year={2000},
  volume={4},
  pages={27-38}
}
Modern commercial organisations are facing pressures which have caused them to lose personnel. When they lose people, they also lose their knowledge. Organisations also have to cope with the internationalisation of business forcing collaboration and knowledge sharing across time and distance. Knowledge Management (KM) claims to tackle these issues. This paper looks at an area where KM does not offer sufficient support, that is, the sharing of knowledge that is not easy to articulate. The focus… CONTINUE READING

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