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Document Type Master's Dissertation
Author Sandrock, Judith Norah
URN etd-03312010-153955
Document Title Critical success factors for communities of practice in the context of the Anglo American Corporation
Degree MBA
Department Gordon Institute of Business Science
Supervisor
Advisor Name Title
Dr P Tobin Supervisor
Keywords
  • communities of practice
Date 2007-04-07
Availability unrestricted
Abstract

The research project investigated critical success factors for communities of practice in the Anglo American Corporation.

It was found that critical success factors for communities of practice can be identified in the context of the Anglo American Corporation. In addition, it was found that the critical success factors vary with the type and life cycle stage of the community.

The research project comprised a qualitative literature review component which led to the design of a quantitative survey component.

The survey was conducted in the Anglo American Corporation, with the respondents being members of communities of practice within the organisation. The respondent data set was analysed to produce results for discussion.

The concluding chapter of the report outlines the critical success factors identified, and the recommendations made for establishing the support infrastructure for these factors.

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Please cite as follows:

Sandrock, JN 2006, Critical success factors for communities of practice in the context of the Anglo American Corporation, MBA dissertation, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, viewed yymmdd < http://upetd.up.ac.za/thesis/available/etd-03312010-153955/ >

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