Con Connell, University of Southampton, UK
Con Connell is Professor of Management and Director of the Centre for Narrative Studies at the School of Management, University of Southampton, where he has been researching the organisational use of knowledge and expertise for the last twenty years. His research interests include informal methods of transferring Organisational Knowledge, including the operation of Communities of Practice and the opportunities arising from the use of Organisational Storytelling. He has carried out funded research in the private and public sector, including a range of health-related application domains.
Volume 1, Chapter 4 - The Identification and Cultivation of Appropriate Communities of Practice in Higher Education