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Organizational Knowledge and Communities of Practice


ARIST Volume 36, ISSN 0066-4200


Discusses communities of practice and their role in organizational knowledge. Topics include situated learning and situated actions; distributed cognition; discourse analysis, conversation analysis, and genre analysis; performative perspective; interpretive approach; motivation; creating environments for participation in communities of practice; infrastructure; and online communities of practice. (Contains 229 references.) (LRW)


Davenport, E. & Hall, H. (2002). Organizational Knowledge and Communities of Practice. Annual Review of Information Science and Technology (ARIST), 36, 171-227. Retrieved May 18, 2022 from .

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