The texture of workplace learning
Sylvia Gherardi og Davide Nicolini
Blackwell Publishing, 2006, xxiii + 265 s., ISBN 1-4051-2559-4
This book makes an important contribution to our understanding of practice-based organizational learning and knowing.
- Based on the author's detailed study of safety practices in different corporate settings.
- The author uses this study to empirically describe how learning, knowing and organizing are practised.
- Centred on the concepts of "knowing in practice" and the "texture" of organizational knowledge.
- Gives a rich account of how organizations learn and how corporate practices and policies evolve.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 From Organizational Learning to Knowing in Practice
Chapter 2 The Texture of Knowing in Practice
Chapter 3.On Becoming a Practitioner
Chapter 4.Knowing in a Community of Practitioners
Chapter 5 Knowing across Communities
Chapter 6 Knowing Within an Organization While Mending the Texture of Practices
Chapter 7 Knowing Within a Field of Practices
Chapter 8 The Mutual Constitution of Practice and Practicing, Knowledge and Knowing