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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Knowledge Management in the Construction Industry: A Socio-Technical Perspective Table of Contents Preface . ... 1 18 Chapter II HRM Strategies for Promoting Knowledge Sharing within Construction Project Organisations: A Case Study .
While terms such as “knowledge” and “knowledge management” were in the past seen by many in the construction industry as hype and a means for management consultants to make more money, such attitudes are now changing.
So is this what knowledge management is about, managing this experience and insight? What can I do to ensure that I can maximise on 'intellect sharing' in my company?” Towards the end of the very long and interesting discussion, ...
some basic “how” questions emerge: How can I capture and then share knowledge? How can I represent knowledge? How can I convert my tacit into explicit and viceversa? Knowledge capture and sharing in a form that is later usable and ...
There is unfortunately no fixed recipe or tool for knowledge sharing. ... Without the willingness to acquire and share knowledge, even if the knowledge exists, few will know where it resides and even fewer will be able to use it.
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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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