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.
Social network analysis is another means being used to visually represent knowledge through links and interrelationships between individuals in a typical knowledge exchange chain (using who knows who, and who goes to whom for ...
So a simple solution is to get people working on different construction sites together for a social event like a dinner and let them socialise. The main thing that connects them is their work, and that is what most will end up talking ...
At the same time, they are also identifying critical “intervention points” during these phases where “social processes” are purposely induced to allow for better tacit knowledge capture and sharing.
... leisure services provider, a large construction company, and two leading construction consultancy firms, that reflective practice benefits the organisation and, when seen as a social process, contributes to organisational learning.
Human knowledge is created and expanded through social interaction between tacit and explicit knowledge through conversion. Nonaka postulates four modes of knowledge conversion: socialisation (from tacit to tacit), externalisation (from ...
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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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