Leveraging Communities of Practice for Strategic Advantage by Hubert Saint-Onge
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Leveraging Communities of Practice for Strategic Advantage
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Leveraging Communities of Practice for Strategic Advantage

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Leveraging Communities of Practice for Strategic Advantage by Hubert Saint-Onge

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How can you build a successful community of practice that is integrally linked to your company's strategic vision? Learn from the first-hand experience of Hubert Saint-Onge, recognized by Fortune magazine as a leader in the field of knowledge capital, and co-author Debra Wallace, the people responsible for a recent project to establish a community of practice for independent agents at Clarica Life Insurance Company- voted one of the most admired knowledge enterprises in the world by practitioners and researchers. 'Leveraging Communities of Practice for Strategic Advantage' combines theory and practice to outline a model for developing successful communities of practice and proposes a direction for establishing communities of practice as an integral part of the organizational structure. Saint-Onge and Wallace relate what worked, what didn't, and why as they tell the story from inception through implementation to assessment. Whether you're developing communities of practice or want to learn how to leverage existing communities for strategic gain, this book provides you with everything you need to launch successful communities of practice in your organization.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780750674584
ISBN-10: 075067458X
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Pages: 400
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Oct-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Beyond the Deal by Hubert Saint-Onge Beyond the Deal, Hardback (November 2008)

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Conductive Organization by Hubert Saint-Onge Conductive Organization, Paperback (April 2004)

Focuses on knowledge-based customer relationships, innovative internal structures, and self-initiated learning cultures, in order to explain the building blocks that must be in place to create and sustain a knowledge-based culture within organizations - a culture that is integral to a high-performance organization.

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Author Biography - Hubert Saint-Onge

Hubert Saint-Onge is the Chief Executive Officer of Konverge Digital Solutions Corp., a Toronto-based firm of practitioners that implements fully integrated knowledge strategies based on optimized business processes and custom technology solutions. Mr. Saint-Onge is also the former Senior VP, Strategic Capabilities at Clarica Life Insurance Company, Waterloo, Ontario. Debra Wallace, Ph.D., is Consultant, Knowledge and Learning Strategy Development, Sun Life Financial Canada. She is responsible for developing the knowledge and learning strategy for the newly combined Sun Life Financial and Clarica Life Insurance Company organizations.

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