Change Management: Sustainable Communities of Practice

"Sustainable Communities" designs, gets sponsorship for, launches and sustains communities of practice through skillful facilitation and inspired member commitment.   "Sustainable Communities" leverages appropriate collaboration tools, such as social media, teamspaces, content management, and a variety of real-time web-based interactions. Click on the PDF below to download a full description.

10 CSFs for Sustainable CoPs

  • Role/charter clarity
  • Regular real-time meeting
  • Leadership and facilitation
  • Practitioner-led
  • Establish rapport explicitly


  • Ground rules
  • New member on-boarding.
  • Measure and continuously   improve
  • Use Technology effectively
  • Get / give recognition

CoP Development Sequence

CoP Development Sequence

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