I got this from the library, because I’m interested in communities and how they might relate to business, but it turned out to be incredibly lame. I can’t really say that I read it – I just skimmed through it because it was so badly written that I couldn’t take it. It seems to be a lame attempt at applying Etienne Wenger’s theories on communities of practice to business. But Wenger’s writings are much more convincing. I should have figured out that any book where the author insists on listing himself as “Dr. Jim Botkin” was probably lame. Plus any book without a bibliography is also lame. Waste of time. Don’t bother.
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