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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In this way, the knowledge can be used to the benefit of future work across the firm, rather than only on future projects involving those specific project team members. In considering the business of consulting engineering, ...
Through a detailed case study of an engineering consulting company, this research investigates the application of knowledge management, reviews the firm's current systems and processes, and proposes a more comprehensive strategy for ...
In order to try to locate experience elsewhere in the firm, the only readily available mechanism often resorted to is sending e-mail messages to all professional staff asking, “Does anyone know anything about.
Having such identified specialists in the company allows them to be used as a resource for the entire firm in areas such as reviewing specific relevant sections of project documentation. It ensures a consistent and correct output from ...
A policy framework is proposed which attempts to align reward and appraisal systems, work processes, and organisation design in a way that encourages knowledge sharing in other large construction firms.
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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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