Etienne Wenger quote

"Practice is a shared history of learning. Practice is conversational. 'Communities of Practice' are groups of people who share a concern (domain) or a passion for something they do and learn how to do it better (practice) as they interact regularly (community)."

Etienne Wenger

Born: July 1, 1952

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