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 Communities of practice are, depending on the point of view on them, subjected to different criticisms. Some of them, identified by Roberts(([[http://​northumbria.academia.edu/​JoanneRoberts/​Papers/​323719/​Limits_to_Communities_of_Practice|Roberts,​ Joanne. Limits to Communities of Practice. Journal of management studies 43, no. 3: 623-639. 2006.]])), are: Communities of practice are, depending on the point of view on them, subjected to different criticisms. Some of them, identified by Roberts(([[http://​northumbria.academia.edu/​JoanneRoberts/​Papers/​323719/​Limits_to_Communities_of_Practice|Roberts,​ Joanne. Limits to Communities of Practice. Journal of management studies 43, no. 3: 623-639. 2006.]])), are:
  
-  * **Power** - No matter if its source is a hierarchical position in an organization and thereby in a community of practice or length of participation in the community, members with greater power will have a greater influence in negotiating meaning possibly leaving new members on the periphery of the community. ​+  * **Power** - No matter if its source is a hierarchical position in an organization and thereby in a community of practice or length of participation in the community, members with greater power will have a greater influence in negotiating meaning possibly leaving new members on the periphery of the community
 +  * **Trust** - Members of a community of practice might be unwilling to share their knowledge without feeling of trust in other members. 
 +  * **Predispositions** - A community of practice may become inert in changing its views and practices.
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   * [[http://​www.ewenger.com/​theory/​|Etienne Wenger]], [[http://​www.ischool.berkeley.edu/​people/​faculty/​jeanlave|Jean Lave]]   * [[http://​www.ewenger.com/​theory/​|Etienne Wenger]], [[http://​www.ischool.berkeley.edu/​people/​faculty/​jeanlave|Jean Lave]]
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 +[[http://​northumbria.academia.edu/​JoanneRoberts/​Papers/​323719/​Limits_to_Communities_of_Practice|Roberts,​ Joanne. Limits to Communities of Practice. Journal of management studies 43, no. 3: 623-639. 2006.]]
  
 [[http://​partnershipforchildhealth.org/​mhip_intro_10_Communities_of_Practice-A_Brief_Introduction_by_Etienne_Wenger.pdf|Wenger,​ E. Communities of practice: a brief introduction. June, 2006.]] Retrieved May 12, 2011. [[http://​partnershipforchildhealth.org/​mhip_intro_10_Communities_of_Practice-A_Brief_Introduction_by_Etienne_Wenger.pdf|Wenger,​ E. Communities of practice: a brief introduction. June, 2006.]] Retrieved May 12, 2011.
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-[[http://​www.abdn.ac.uk/​~lls007/​Radio4/​Articles/​wenger2000.pdf|Wenger,​ E. Communities of practice and social learning systems. Organization 7, no. 2 : 225. 2000.]]+[[http://​www.abdn.ac.uk/​~lls007/​Radio4/​Articles/​wenger2000.pdf|Wenger,​ E. Communities of practice and social learning systems. Organization 7, no. 2: 225-246. 2000.]]
  
 [[http://​books.google.com/​books?​id=CAVIOrW3vYAC&​printsec=frontcover&​source=gbs_ge_summary_r&​cad=0#​v=onepage&​q&​f=false|Lave,​ Jean, and Etienne Wenger. Situated learning: legitimate peripheral participation. Cambridge University Press, 1991.]] [[http://​books.google.com/​books?​id=CAVIOrW3vYAC&​printsec=frontcover&​source=gbs_ge_summary_r&​cad=0#​v=onepage&​q&​f=false|Lave,​ Jean, and Etienne Wenger. Situated learning: legitimate peripheral participation. Cambridge University Press, 1991.]]
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