Browsing the Internet, I stumbled across these three interesting articles about the successful management of online health communities. Here are the (slightly modified) abstracts:
Montag, 28. April 2014
Montag, 14. April 2014
Since the early 90s, Jean Lave's and Etienne Wenger's concept of communities of practice  has produced a huge amount of scholarly and more popular literature, first as a theory of learning and later in the field of knowledge management. In the advent of the digital era, communities of practice are not just organized as face-to-face communities but as virtual communities as well and so Wenger et al.  re-conceptualized communities of practice for digital environments.