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Communities of Practice and Performance: Perceptions of IT Personnel in Small Organizations in the USA

Communities of Practice and Performance: Perceptions of IT Personnel in Small Organizations in the USA
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Author(s): Loreen Marie Butcher-Powell (Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, USA) and Brian Cameron (Pennsylvania State University, USA)
Copyright: 2006
Pages: 3
Source title: Emerging Trends and Challenges in Information Technology Management
Source Editor(s): Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-019-6.ch075
ISBN13: 9781616921286
EISBN13: 9781466665361

Abstract

Understanding technology users’ perceptions regarding technology organization communities of practice and performance is an arising topic of interest for many researchers and organizations. This research aimed to deepen the understanding of technology organization communities of practice by examining perceptions of small organizations IT personnel. Results suggest that a regional technology community of practice would be beneficial.

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