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ERIC Number: EJ873216
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0969-6474
External Communities of Practice and Relational Capital
Dewhurst, Frank W.; Navarro, Juan G. Cegarra
Learning Organization, v11 n4-5 p322-331 2004
External communities of practice are groups formed by company clients and employees based on common interests, commitment, mutual trust and collaboration whose members regularly share knowledge and learning. This paper examines how external communities of practice contribute to the creation of relational capital through an empirical investigation of 139 small to medium-sized enterprises in the Spanish optometry sector using structural equation modelling validated by factor analysis.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Spain