Communities and Technologies: Proceedings of the First by Carsten Østerlund, Paul Carlile (auth.), Marleen Huysman, PDF

By Carsten Østerlund, Paul Carlile (auth.), Marleen Huysman, Etienne Wenger, Volker Wulf (eds.)

ISBN-10: 9048164184

ISBN-13: 9789048164189

ISBN-10: 9401701156

ISBN-13: 9789401701150

The booklet comprises 24 examine articles regarding the rising learn box of groups and applied sciences (C&T). The papers deal with matters corresponding to on-line groups, groups of perform, neighborhood aid structures, electronic towns, neighborhood groups and the net, wisdom sharing and groups, civil groups, groups and schooling and social capital. because of a really quality-oriented assessment technique, the paintings displays the easiest of present learn and perform within the box of C&T.

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Traditional face to face meetings provide the richest form of media (Daft and Lengel, 1984). They enable people to see subtle body language gestures that indicate boredom, attentiveness, concurrence, frustration, etc. Rich face to face meetings and interaction enable community members to read these signals. These "messages" are more difficult if not impossible to transmit with less rich media such as the telephone or email. Virtual connections also tend to "lose" people who are not actively participating in the meetings.

Engage with each other) to complete their tasks. Therefore, cross-functional organization may lead to more effective communication. Proposition #3: The structural properties of communities of practice defmed by functional discipline will be positively related to communities of practice theory predictions. This paper uses social network analysis to investigate the structural characteristics of different subgroups within a firm. It is an exploratory study that ·uses four commonly used network measures (connectedness, density, core I periphery fit, and geodesic distance) on subgroups to determine which subgroupings most closely align with the communities of practice theory.

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