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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Around this general understanding, different processes and mechanisms have been introduced to serve as frameworks or guidelines into how knowledge can be managed. There is no golden rule or method. Each organisation is unique, ...
So it is always essential to be able to trace back to the source of the document or information to ensure its correct understanding and validity. There is unfortunately no fixed recipe or tool for knowledge sharing.
The aim is to focus on the initial key steps of understanding the problems and proposing a general strategy. The company in this case is a large, multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy that is based in Australia, but has offices ...
One solution to this problem is to introduce a global information sharing system that allows all project-based documents to be shared across multiple offices, with an inbuilt coding system to facilitate understanding of updates and how ...
The knowledge management spectrum—understanding the KM landscape. Journal of Knowledge Management, 5(1), 33-42. Conroy, G., & Soltan, H. (1998). ConSERV, as a continual audit concept to provide traceability and accountability over the ...
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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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