Why Communities of Practice (CoP) are ‘Still’ Relevant for the Organizations?

  title={Why Communities of Practice (CoP) are ‘Still’ Relevant for the Organizations?},
  author={Nikhil Ranjan Agarwal and Ruchi Agarwal},
  journal={Asian Social Science},
There is a continuous scholarly debate on emerging structure of Communities of Practice (CoP) in modernorganizations. The understanding of CoP differs among the organizations and so are the benefits. Over the years CoPconcept has emerged and the new subsets are introduced such as Communities of Innovation (CoInv), Communitiesof Participation (CParp) and Communities of Creation (CoC). This paper proposes that CoP should evolve itself, notconstructed in the organizations. Authors argue these… 

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