Benjamin Frost graduated in "Business Administration" at the University of Mannheim, Germany. Since then, he has gained long-term experience within the field of Knowledge Management in several international conglomerates. Currently he works as a Knowledge Management consultant at Siemens AG providing consulting services and professional support for Communities of Practice within the Siemens group. Over the past years, he has managed different CoP projects covering a range from research issues to the practical implementation of international communities.
Chapter 12 - VIABLE COMMUNITIES WITHIN ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXTS: CREATING AND SUSTAINING VIABILITY IN COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE AT SIEMENS AG