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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This company functions as a matrix organisational structure, whereby technical staff are members of discipline-based departments (e.g., mechanical or civil engineering), reporting to a disciple manager, but are also normally assigned at ...
What are the requirements from the organisation to allow the system to occur and function effectively? The term “system” is not intended to indicate a rigidly defined set of procedures and software programs; rather, ...
They must create a culture of open knowledge communication in the company. Furthermore, companies should assign a “company knowledge manager.” This function is not to implement all of the detailed elements of ...
To develop a sophisticated and mutually supportive range of HRM mechanisms for supporting the knowledge management function within large and complex construction organisations. 3.
The HRM function has a central role to play in the development of such an open knowledge-sharing environment within large organisations, because it can help to create the cultural framework necessary for communities of practice to ...
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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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