page 37 A Community of Practice is not a club - it has identity defined by a shared domain of interest and a shared competence Members engage in joint activities and share information; relationships emerge to enable learning and creation of new knowledge Members are practitioners - they develop a shared repertoire of resources, experiences, tools, and ways of addressing problems after Etienne Wenger
page 38 3. Actionability something new and innovative actually happens as a result of the Networks existence … … a corollary is that links in the Network must have practical value in real interactions
page 40 4. Searchability to answer real world questions informational … best Thai restaurants? intellectual… learn from research? actionable… better sales results? relational … team works better? judgmental… decide right actions? contextual … balance risks?
page 53 ospecify a few simple rules orules are linear – outcomes arent – experiment ounderstanding present status critical odetermines next state odemands continuous connectivity oinformation systems oneeds organizational empowerment