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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Fung Fai Ng, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong 150 Chapter X Empirical Investigation of Organisational Learning Ability as a Performance Driver in Construction .
In Chapter 10, Dikmen, Birgonul, and Ataoglu explore organisational learning ability as a performance driver in construction through a survey of 85 Turkish construction contractors. Through empirical evidence, they demonstrate that as ...
With knowledge considered as an asset in consulting engineering, then it is clear that loss of knowledge from a firm, or its inefficient use, will have an impact on the firm's economic performance (Kamara ...
Thus, there is a practical need to integrate KM programmes with human resource management (HRM) policy, to ensure its effective contribution to the performance of the modern business (Blackler, 1995; Carter & Scarbrough, 2001; ...
Changes to the reward system, such as introducing a new performance management system, often lead to changes in culture (Harman & Brelade, 2000). This, in turn, will affect the way in which people view the role of knowledge ...
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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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