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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As an example, Kazi, Puttonen, Sulkusalmi, Všlikangas, and Hannus (2001) used a combination of approaches. First of all, the framework developed by APQC (1996) showing a combination of processes and process enablers was translated to a ...
Proper organisation of these documents and information is but a first step. Each individual may have a different mindset when organising information. As an example, just x look at the data folders of different people in ix.
Construction organisations such as YIT Construction Ltd. in Finland for example, are trying to address this challenge by making both good and bad practices available to its employees and business partners during key construction process ...
We learn that dynamic profiling, for example, can be used as an effective means to enable people to be more effectively connected with each other through their expressed interests. In Chapter 8, Orange, Onions, Burke, and Colledge ...
Through a set of examples, they demonstrate some strategic as well as practical tactical tools that companies can use to develop their competitive advantage. We learn that the challenge is for the construction industry to embrace its ...
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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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