The focus of this assignment is to evaluate the understanding level of students related to communities of Practice, learning organization, and various Knowledge management tools for the benefits of the organization.

Assignment Questions

Part 1. Answer in 500-600 Words. ( 7 Marks)

Read chapter 5 from the book and use other sources to answer the following questions.

  • Discuss the concept of Community of Practice. Describe the key components of a community of practice. (1.5 Marks)
  • Write a detailed note on:(2.5 Marks)
  • Compare and contrast some different types of communities of practice. Describe how they would differ with respect to their goals. (3 Marks)

I).Sociograms and Social network analysis.

II). Knowledge Sharing Communities.

Part 2. Read Chapter 7 and 9 from the book and answer the following questions. Answer in 500-600 Words. (6 Marks)

  • Discuss the following Knowledge management maturity models. (3 Marks)
  • What are the major steps involved in developing a KM strategy? What sorts of

I). Forrester group knowledge management maturity model.

II). Community of Practice Maturity model.

information is needed in order to recommend a KM strategy to an organization. List the major categories of stakeholders who should be involved in the strategy formulation process. (3 Marks).

References:(2 Marks). 0 Mark for No references, Less than 5 References (1 Mark) More than 5 references 2 Marks.


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