Etienne Wenger on Communities of Practice

Posted by  Shawn Callahan —July 31, 2007
Filed in Collaboration

I was having dinner with Etienne last week hosted by Bronwyn Stuckey—thanks Bron. I haven’t laughed so much for a long time.

So it was nice to see Knowledge Labs post an interview and 7 video clips with Etienne. Here’s the blurb.

Etienne Wenger is one of the founding fathers of Social Learning Theory and the concept of “Practiced Communities”. People are learning together – every individual deals and engage in many different communities of practice. Here people negotiate and define what competence and knowledge is. To know something or to be competent builds on the individuals experiences of being in the world – learning is a constant transformation or journey of the self.

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About  Shawn Callahan

Shawn, author of Putting Stories to Work, is one of the world's leading business storytelling consultants. He helps executive teams find and tell the story of their strategy. When he is not working on strategy communication, Shawn is helping leaders find and tell business stories to engage, to influence and to inspire. Shawn works with Global 1000 companies including Shell, IBM, SAP, Bayer, Microsoft & Danone. Connect with Shawn on:

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