Communities of Practice: Creating Learning Environments for Educators

Editors, Chris Kimble, Paul Hildreth and Isabelle Bourdon
Publisher, Information Age Publishing

As a two volume set:
Hard cover ISBN: 1593118678 , Soft cover ISBN: 159311866X

As separate volumes:
Hard Cover - Vol 1 ISBN: 1593118635 , Vol 2 ISBN: 1593118651
Soft Cover - Vol 1 ISBN: 1593118627 , Vol 2 ISBN: 1593118643


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