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
1
Chapter II
18
Chapter III
34
Chapter IV
53
Chapter V
67
A Community
90
Derek H T Walker RMIT University Australia
112
Learning from Experience
129
Chapter XII
203
A HolisticStrategic
225
Chapter XIV
251
Chapter XV
276
Chapter XVI
299
Chapter XVII
323
Chapter XVIII
343
About the Authors
363

Chapter
150
Chapter X
166
Chapter XI
185

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