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Table 6 A classification of knowledge encounters: how many people were involved (facets, descriptions and examples)

From: Describing knowledge encounters in healthcare: a mixed studies systematic review and development of a classification

How many Description Examples from included studies
Alone An individual encountering information or experiential knowledge without others present either physically or virtually Personal development of acquired knowledge through experience and prior knowledge
A couple Two people involved in the knowledge encounter Informal conversation with colleagues
A group Three or more people involved in the knowledge encounter Email discussion lists, seminar