This instrumental case study is an attempt to fill this gap in the research literature. It tested the framework to determine the extent to which it was useful in understanding the internal dynamics of a community of practice. While the findings of this study confirmed a generic adequacy of Wenger's framework, the study suggests important enhancements to the Wenger framework for future researchers. A refined framework for understanding the internal dynamics of a community of practice was generated in this study.Brown et al. delineated the salient features of such groups as including collective problem solving, displaying multiple roles, ... An anthropologist similar to Lave, Orr embedded himself in a California-based community of photocopier repairanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Usefulness of Wenger's Framework in Understanding a Community of Practice|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|