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.
Knowledge Management in the Construction Industry: A Socio-Technical Perspective Table of Contents Preface . ... in Construction Practice Chapter I Strategies for Managing Project Generated Knowledge: A New Zealand Case Study .
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 .
This is more of a commonality than an exception in industries such as construction, where the typical modus of operandi is that of the virtual enterprise. Within such inter-enterprise collaborative environments, the management of the ...
skilled “master builder” who builds the building for us, but a set of organisations working together in parallel through ... Skills were passed on from master to student, from one generation to the next; the construction industry of ...
Within the construction industry, this form of knowledge is seen as the most important one, one that is difficult to write down on paper, and one that is typically transferred from peer to peer through face-to-face interaction (Kazi, ...
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A Case Study
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
About the Authors