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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... UK Heng Li, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong Qian Xu, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong 343 Chapter XVIII Configurable Environments: A Vision for Future Project Information Technologies .
Means and mechanisms to capture and share this wealth are being urgently sought, as most of the skilled workforce (tacit knowledge base) is headed for retirement in the very near future. We are always in pursuit of the right information ...
In Chapter 18, O'Brien, Issa, Shen, and Xie present a vision for future project information technologies in the form of configurable environments. These configurable environments combine data integration capabilities with visualisation ...
This chapter examines how a consulting engineering company can manage the knowledge acquired in the course of executing an engineering project with the aim of obtaining maximum future company-wide benefit from that knowledge.
A system of identifying “lessons learned” from past projects, so they are available for consideration in future, similar projects. Although knowledge work is substantially custom work, there are normally sufficient elements of ...
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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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