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.
Steve de Kretser, Sinclair Knight Merz Ltd, New Zealand Suzanne Wilkinson, The University of Auckland, New Zealand 1 18 Chapter II HRM Strategies for Promoting Knowledge Sharing within Construction Project Organisations: A Case Study .
Value-driven products and services today are delivered through complimentary competence sharing between different organisations. This is more of a commonality than an exception in industries such as construction, where the typical modus ...
skilled “master builder” who builds the building for us, but a set of organisations working together in parallel through sharing of complementary competencies to provide “value to the customer.” In the words of Albert Einstein, ...
What can I do to ensure that I can maximise on 'intellect sharing' in my company? ... is: knowledge that can be expressed in words and easily communicated and shared in the form of hard data, scientific formulae, codified procedures, ...
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 ...
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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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