CINet-Lessons from and for a community of practice

Harry Boer, J. Visser-Groeneveld

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This paper presents and analyzes the Continuous Innovation Network (CINet) and its development over time from the perspective of community of practice theory. In contrast to most of the existing literature, this research has focused on an inter-organizational community. It appears the differences between intra- and inter-organizational communities are small. Furthermore, the research identified a range of factors whose interplay influences the development of this kind of communities. The paper is concluded with a number of recommendations for the further development of CINet.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 8th International CINet Conference : Continuous innovation - opportunities and challenges
Place of PublicationGothenburg, Sweden
Number of pages12
Publication statusPublished - 7 Sep 2007
Event8th International CINet Conference: Continuous innovation - opportunities and challenges - Gothenburg, Sweden
Duration: 7 Sep 200711 Sep 2007
Conference number: 8


Conference8th International CINet Conference
Internet address


  • METIS-321878
  • IR-104028


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