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date: 26 January 2020

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This article discusses practice in its relation to policy, and starts with a look at the notion of practice as a site of joint action and learning that is constituted around shared problems and a competence that resists reflection. The article studies and traces the developments in three adjacent fields related to practice, such as fluid organizational arrangements and the situated character of knowledge and the variety of forms it takes. The discussions in this article suggest that the concept of practice may allow a better grasp of the ‘units’ where learning and innovation occur.

Keywords: practice, action and learning, shared problems, fluid organizational arrangements, situated character of knowledge, learning and innovation

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