Analysis of processes of cooperation and knowledge sharing in a community of practice with a diversity of actors

Tremblay, Diane-Gabrielle; Psyché, Valéry
June 2012
Computer Science & Information Systems;Jun2012, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p917
Academic Journal
The article presents a study which aims to identify the factors that help or hinder cooperation within a community of practice (CoP) consisting of community and university actors. It discusses how the study was conducted which involved the use of web 2.0 tools such as website, blogs, newsletter created to promote collaboration between members. The results reportedly revealed that the tools are not always effective in increasing participation in a CoP.


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