Knowledge Management in the Construction Industry: A Socio-Technical Perspective: A Socio-Technical Perspective
Kazi, Abdul Samad
Idea Group Inc (IGI), Nov 30, 2004 - Computers - 384 pages
Knowledge Management in the Construction Industry: A Socio-Technical Perspective presents a portfolio of concepts, methods, models, and tools supported by real life case studies from various corners of the globe providing insights into the management of knowledge in the construction industry. Untangling the hype from the reality, practical means of implementing knowledge management in the construction industry through various mechanisms and tools are demonstrated. For the practitioner, it provides practical insights and experiences from real life cases, for the researcher and academic, it provides current and state-of-the-art undertakings in this emerging area for the construction industry.
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Application (i.e., applying the knowledge in everyday business activities). 3. 4. 5. For companies to develop a knowledge management system, it is important to understand current terminology and the theory of how knowledge is acquired.
They must come up with plans for managing their own knowledge, which would then be communicated to the knowledge manager for comment and coordination. The various company-wide activities, such as the staff ...
This kind of knowledge is readily transferable within the business community and should accessible for most companies regardless of their cooperative activities. It can be codified and stored in databases where it can be accessed and ...
They interchange into each other in the creative activities of human beings. Human knowledge is created and expanded through social interaction between tacit and explicit knowledge through conversion. Nonaka postulates four modes of ...
Most of the site-based employees complained that their working responsibilities allowed little time to engage in knowledge-sharing activities. The lack of time for reflection and learning upon completion of projects was cited as a ...
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Chapter III Managing the External Provision of Knowledge Management Services for Projects
A SocioTechnical Perspective
A Community of Practice Perspective
A UK Construction Company Case Study
Learning from Experience
From the SocioTechnical Perspective 19621966 to Knowledge Management What Have We Learned?
Emerging Models and Solutions
A Holistic Strategic Approach to the Management of Knowledge
An Exploration on the CoProduction of Project Needs and Requirements by ClientSpecialist Groups
Chapter XV Decision Support Systems and their Application in Construction
Chapter XVI A Knowledge Management Portal System for Construction Projects Using Knowledge Map
Chapter XVII An Integrative Knowledge Management System for EnvironmentalConscious Construction
A Vision for Future Project Information Technologies
Facilitating Organisational Learning within the Construction Industry
Chapter IX Knowledge Management in Higher Education and Professional Development in the Construction Industry
Chapter X Empirical Investigation of Organisational Learning Ability as a Performance Driver in Construction
Chapter XI Evaluating an Organisations Learning Culture Using Learning Histories
About the Authors