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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67 Patrick S.W. Fong, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong Ka-chi Wong, Raymond Chan Surveyors Ltd, Hong Kong Chapter VI Diffusion of Information and Communication Technology: A Community.
Chapter VI Diffusion of Information and Communication Technology: A Community of Practice Perspective .................................................................................................. Vachara Peansupap, RMIT University, ...
There is a need to instil a knowledge-sharing culture within the organisation that fosters social communication and interaction. Once an organisation can get its employees talking and sharing experiences face-to-face, it can later also ...
and technical (supported by information communications technologies) interactions (Davenport, 1994). Construction organisations such as YIT Construction Ltd. in Finland for example, are trying to address this challenge by making both ...
... shareholders are able to better understand and appreciate an organisation's hidden competences and values. We learn how to create a vision and core values, and communicate them to serve as a compass for creative energies.
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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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