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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... Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Chapter XI Evaluating an Organisation's Learning Culture Using Learning Histories .... 185 Marcus C. Jefferies, University of Newcastle, Australia Chen Swee Eng, University of Newcastle, Australia Ralf Zenke, ...
Section III: Emerging Models and Solutions Chapter XIII The Culture of the Knowledge Advantage (K-Adv): A Holistic Strategic Approach to the Management of Knowledge..........................................................225 Derek H.T. ...
In terms of enablers, questions were asked as to how technology supports the processes; the influence organisational culture has on the implementation, how knowledge is measured and what impact it has, and finally, how the strategy and ...
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 ...
We learn that the measurement of organisational learning ability within an organisation necessitates an evaluation of both its knowledge management abilities and the appropriateness of its culture. In Chapter 11, Jefferies, Eng, ...
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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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