Going Virtual: Distributed Communities in Practice - page 52


Index

Symbols

3-D audio 87



Index

A

acit-explicit pairing 24

active cores 150

ad hoc communication 107

American Core 116

apprentice 36

apprenticeship 18

artefact 26, 138

artificial intelligence (AI) 5, 8

asynchronous 69

autopoiesis theory 21, 62



Index

B

boundary object 30, 113, 154, 159



Index

C

case-based reasoning (CBR) 9

co-located group 159

co-located phenomenon 55

co-location 73, 79, 150

coffee-talk 123

cognition 27

cognitivist view 20

cognitivist/representational approach 22

coincident boundaries 31

collaboration 68, 105, 128, 160

comfort zone 168

common ground 25, 33, 41, 73, 159

common purpose 42, 79

communication 104, 128, 168

communications media 142

community 160

community e-mail 142

community identity 147

community members 95

community of practice (CoP) 1, 25, 35, 158, 167

competitive advantage 4

computer-mediated communications (CMCs) 68

computer-supported co-operative work (CSCW) 26

confidence 73

constructionist 20

constructionist view 20, 26

CoP characteristics 124

copyrights 9

core-competency 20

cross-team collaboration 87

cultural barriers 12

cultural community 34

cultural differences 3

cultural issues 130

culture 11, 21, 35, 68, 108, 130

culture-based approach 14



Index

D

data reasoning 21

data warehousing 9

databases 9

development of the relationship 116

dialect 34

distributed cognition 22, 25, 159

distributed CoP 77, 130

distributed environment 1, 5, 25, 44

distributed international community of practice 1

distributed international environment 66

distributed international working 68

distributed meeting 107

distributed resources 77

distribution 103, 127, 149

Dow Chemical 10

downsizing 1, 2, 7, 25, 44

duality 46, 99, 158

dynamism 43



Index

E

e-mail 68, 81, 119

e-media 107, 110, 125

e-meeting 87, 120

early face-to-face meeting 168

Educational Excellence Alongside Work (EE-AW) 141

electronic communication media 3

embedded knowledge 29

Environmental Sustainability Community (ESC) 141

everything mailing list 142

evolution 42, 125, 146, 166

expert systems 5, 8

expertise 1

explicit knowledge 17

external facilitator 123

externalize the knowledge 18



Index

F

face-to-face communication 69, 116, 131, 141

face-to-face interaction 108, 151

face-to-face visit 159

flow model 105

formal knowledge 19



Index

G

global economy 1, 3

globalization 1, 7, 11, 25, 103, 127

group discussion 68

guru 43, 86, 96



Index

H

hard knowledge 24, 26, 158



Index

I

identity 11, 43, 73, 79, 162

individual meetings 119

informal knowledge 19, 43

information and communication technologies (ICTs) 3

information overload 11

information resource management (IRM) 10

information technology (IT) 3

intellectual assets 9

inter-organizational collaboration 68

Internet 66, 165

Internet relay chat (IRC) 68

Internet-based media 67

intranet 48, 142