Knowledge Management in the Construction Industry: A Socio-technical Perspective

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Abdul Samad Kazi
Idea Group Inc (IGI), Jan 1, 2005 - Technology & Engineering - 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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Contents

Chapter I
18
Chapter III
34
Smart Construction
53
Chapter V
67
A Community
90
Chapter VII
112
Learning from Experience
129
Knowledge Management in Higher Education and Professional Development
150
From the SocioTechnical
203
Approach to the Management of Knowledge
225
Chapter XIV
251
Chapter XV
276
Chapter XVI
299
Chapter XVII
323
Chapter XVIII
343
About the Authors
363

Chapter X
166
Evaluating an Organisations Learning Culture Using Learning Histories
185

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