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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Mark Jewell, Addept Solutions, Australia Derek H.T. Walker, RMIT University, Australia 112 Section II: Learning from Experience Chapter VIII Knowledge Management: Facilitating Organisational Learning within the Construction Industry .
Section III: Emerging Models and Solutions Chapter XIII The Culture of the Knowledge Advantage (K-Adv): A Holistic Strategic Approach to the Management of Knowledge..........................................................225 Derek H.T. ...
ICT solutions to support the same are still in a relatively infant stage from the perspective of actual take-up and use in the industry. What's more, we are still coming to grips with what “knowledge management” can and cannot do for us ...
As projects grew larger over time, emphasis was put on IT solutions to help manage them. These solutions were never really intended to support and maintain the traditional process of transferring skills. There is a growing concern in ...
Solutions. Experience is the intellectual wealth of both individuals and organisations. There is a need to handle this experience (knowledge) properly so as not to reinvent the wheel on every new project, and not repeat past mistakes ...
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Chapter III Managing the External Provision of Knowledge Management Services for Projects
A SocioTechnical Perspective
A Community of Practice Perspective
A UK Construction Company Case Study
Learning from Experience
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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