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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Section III: Emerging Models and Solutions Chapter XIII The Culture of the Knowledge Advantage (K-Adv): A Holistic Strategic Approach to the Management of Knowledge..........................................................225 Derek H.T. ...
They point to learning, appreciating, and capitalising on the intellectual capital of firms, and guide us through a phase-by-phase approach on how to develop an intellectual capital report. Their experience demonstrates that through ...
The approach relies on the learning history of an organisation as a basis for evaluating the organisation's methods of acquiring and managing knowledge, and thereafter its learning culture.
Depending on the company and sector type, different strategic approaches can be used in adopting a knowledge management strategy ... Companies need to opt for one approach and use the other approach in support (Hansen et al., 2000).
The approach of focusing the case study analysis on the general principles, strategy, and common knowledge management system elements means that the findings will be relevant to most construction consulting organisations.
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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
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