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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At the same time, they are also identifying critical “intervention points” during these phases where “social processes” are purposely induced to allow for better tacit knowledge capture and sharing.
In Chapter 3, Smyth explores the external provision of knowledge management services for projects through a case study from the United Kingdom. He argues that while knowledge management is largely considered from the perspective of ...
In Chapter 16, Tserng and Lin demonstrate the use of a knowledge management portal built on the basis of knowledge maps for ... Various life cycle stages of knowledge management from knowledge acquisition, extraction, storage, sharing, ...
My personal journey with knowledge management in the construction industry through a socio-technical perspective began well over a decade ago. I am indebted to my mentor, Dr. Chotchai Charoenngam of the Asian Institute of Technology for ...
that relies on the accumulated knowledge, experience, and judgment of the individual, rather than the ability to be ... Martin (2000) reports on the problems of inefficient knowledge management for a company and how this can impact on ...
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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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