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.
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... capital” (Garvin, 1993). In consulting engineering, knowledge work makes up the major component of a firm's effort, output, and profitability. The primary product is intellectual—the firm's specialist knowledge—rather than physical. Any ...
... capital” (i.e., codification approach) are almost limitless and vary enormously from company to company. This can be useful for Copyright © 2005, Idea Group Inc. Copying or distributing in print or electronic forms without written ...
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... capital: Navigating in the new business landscape. New York: New York University Press. Sarvary, M. (1999). Knowledge management and competition in the consulting industry. California Management Review, 41(2), 95-107. Stewart, T.A. ...
... capital), but the only meaningful resource (Drucker, 1993). Unsurprisingly, there has been a great deal of attention on developing ways to manage knowledge more effectively in recent years, primarily through the development of new ...
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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