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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A “corporate Yellow Pages” (or “knowledge map”), also advocated by Davenport and Prusak (1998), that facilitates ... A system to facilitate recording and communication of knowledge and information about a company's customers and ...
One solution to this problem is to introduce a global information sharing system that allows all project-based documents to be shared across multiple offices, with an inbuilt coding system to facilitate understanding of updates and how ...
Since the basic requirement of knowledge management is for people to communicate with each other, in order that they openly share their knowledge, a first step is to facilitate and encourage such communication.
... the knowledge and experience gained can be lost, or at most only communicated to a few perceived interested parties. Hence the need for a knowledge manager to facilitate the flow of information through various company channels.
If companies were to use such project-generated knowledge bulletins, they should be in standard form, or template, which would include key project details in a specified format to facilitate its tracing and storage.
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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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