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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The need for and technical aspects of the configurable environments approach is presented in the context of an illustrative case study of construction space management. We learn that as information technologies evolve, they will shift ...
It is personal and context-specific, derived from the holder's experiences and insights. Explicit knowledge is that which is codified in written or some other “hard” form (Nonaka & Takeuchi, 1995). It is explicit knowledge that can be ...
... UK Patricia M. Carrillo Loughborough University, UK Abstract Construction projects present an extremely challenging context for exchanging knowledge, as information must flow across both project and professional interfaces.
Although recent studies have attempted to address this gap in the KM literature, few studies have explored how knowledge sharing could be improved within the construction industry's unique context. This has left construction ...
To distinguish between tacit and explicit knowledge in the context of construction organisations. To appreciate theoretical perspectives on how employees can be encouraged to share and benefit from a knowledge-sharing culture.
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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
About the Authors