Learning and Knowledge Sharing in Virtual Communities of Practice: Motivators, Barriers, and Enablers

  title={Learning and Knowledge Sharing in Virtual Communities of Practice: Motivators, Barriers, and Enablers},
  author={Alexandre A Ardichvili},
  journal={Advances in Developing Human Resources},
  pages={541 - 554}
  • Alexandre A Ardichvili
  • Published 2008
  • Business
  • Advances in Developing Human Resources
  • The problem and the solution . Virtual (online) communities of practice (VCoPs; when community members share and cocreate knowledge in online discussions and other forms of knowledge exchange) are increasingly viewed as important vehicles of collective learning in the workplace. Currently, factors leading to successful online knowledge sharing are not well understood. This article is based on an extensive review of online learning, knowledge management, and online communication literature, and… CONTINUE READING
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