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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... Australia Andrew Finegan, Charles Darwin University, Australia Chapter XIV Knowledge Emergence and Adaptive Management: An Exploration on the Co-Production of Project Needs and Requirements by Client-Specialist Groups .
We learn from the experience of two major construction clients, a privatised utility company, a major leisure services provider, a large construction company, and two leading construction consultancy firms, that reflective practice ...
In Chapter 14, Whelton, Pennanen, and Ballard use a case study to explore the coproduction of project needs and requirements by client-specialist groups. They describe the significance of project definition as a project delivery phase ...
This is not only the technical or professional knowledge acquired by the firm's staff members during, and subsequent to, tertiary education, but also their knowledge of clients, business sectors, organisational procedures, ...
... in the quantity of information available; the globalisation of companies and their spheres of activity; increasing competition for work and maturation of many industry sectors; and increasing client sophistication and expectations.
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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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