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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Steve de Kretser, Sinclair Knight Merz Ltd, New Zealand Suzanne Wilkinson, The University of Auckland, New Zealand 1 18 Chapter II HRM Strategies for Promoting Knowledge Sharing within Construction Project Organisations: A Case Study .
Chapter VI Diffusion of Information and Communication Technology: A Community of Practice Perspective . ... Vachara Peansupap, RMIT University, Australia Derek H.T. Walker, RMIT University, Australia 90 Chapter VII Community of Practice ...
Section III: Emerging Models and Solutions Chapter XIII The Culture of the Knowledge Advantage (K-Adv): A Holistic ... RMIT University, Australia Andrew Finegan, Charles Darwin University, Australia Chapter XIV Knowledge Emergence and ...
This was just one example used in the case of a company providing engineering, procurement, and construction services to the energy sector. You will find several such examples within the chapters of this book.
At the end of each chapter, you will find a set of “Practical Tips and Lessons Learned,” summarising the key lessons the chapter had to offer. Each chapter furthermore provides a wealth of sources for further reference on knowledge ...
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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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