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.
... seeking ways in which they can better capture and use the knowledge generated by their employees (Martin, 2000; Gupta & McDaniel, 2002). Gupta and McDaniel (2002) propose five components for effective management of knowledge.
(1998) and Allee (1997), to have a truly effective process, there needs to be a “knowledge spiral” as per Nonaka and Takeuchi (1995) of knowledge creation moving back and forth through all four (or three) of the above conversion ...
While reasonably effective at eliciting responses, such messages can tend to clutter up the e-mail system and serve as distractions to the majority of recipients who are not knowledgeable in the topic in question.
Capturing and using lessons learned more effectively is one of the ways in which the management of project-generated knowledge can financially benefit the company. The production of “lessons learned” reports is seen as beneficial to the ...
Coordination, control, and effective use of the knowledge generated are essential if a system for using project-generated knowledge is established. One of the key problems is how to get people involved. The role of a knowledge manager ...
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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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