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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Hedley Smyth, University College London, UK 34 Chapter IV The Intellectual Capital Report of Danya Cebus: Smart Construction ............... 53 Edna Pasher, Edna Pasher Ph.D. & Associates, Israel Gil Horsky, Edna Pasher Ph.D.
During a recent discussion with the managing director of a building contractor on the subject of intellectual capital, the managing director immediately dismissed the word as being yet another management “buzzword.
The construction industry is waking up to the fact that both, however, form integral parts of the intellectual capital of organisations and individuals. Means and mechanisms to capture and share this wealth are being urgently sought, ...
In Chapter 4, Pasher and Horsky take us through the experience of developing the world's first intellectual capital report for a construction company, Danya Cebus Ltd. from Israel. They point to learning, appreciating, and capitalising ...
Journal of Knowledge Management, 3(1), 47-53. Skyrme, D.J. (1997). From information to knowledge management: Are you prepared? Information Age, 1(20), 16-18. Stewart, T.A. (1997). Intellectual capital: The new wealth of 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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