Knowledge Management in the Construction Industry: A Socio-Technical Perspective

Knowledge Management in the Construction Industry: A Socio-Technical Perspective

by Kazi
     
 

ISBN-10: 1591403618

ISBN-13: 9781591403616

Pub. Date: 11/28/2004

Publisher: IGI Global

Knowledge Management in the Construction Industry: A Socio-Technical Perspective presents a portfolio of various concepts, methods, models, and tools supported by real-life case studies from diverse corners of the globe providing insights into the management of knowledge in the construction industry. Untangling the hype from the reality, practical means of…  See more details below

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Knowledge Management in the Construction Industry: A Socio-Technical Perspective presents a portfolio of various concepts, methods, models, and tools supported by real-life case studies from diverse 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591403616
Publisher:
IGI Global
Publication date:
11/28/2004
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.46(w) x 9.46(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. IStrategies for managing project generated knowledge : a New Zealand case study1
Ch. IIHRM strategies for promoting knowledge sharing within construction project organisations : a case study18
Ch. IIIManaging the external provision of "knowledge management" services for projects34
Ch. IVThe intellectual capital report of Danya Cebus : smart construction53
Ch. VCapturing and reusing building maintenance knowledge : a socio-technical perspective67
Ch. VIDiffusion of information and communication technology : a community of practice perspective90
Ch. VIICommunity of practice software management tools : a UK construction company case study112
Ch. VIIIKnowledge management : facilitating organisational learning within the construction industry130
Ch. IXKnowledge management in higher education and professional development in the construction industry150
Ch. XEmpirical investigation of organisational learning ability as a performance driver in construction166
Ch. XIEvaluating an organisation's learning culture using learning histories185
Ch. XIIUncertainly and information in construction : from the socio-technical perspective 1962-1966 to knowledge management - what have we learned?203
Ch. XIIIThe culture of the knowledge advantage (K-Adv) : a holistic strategic approach to the management of knowledge225
Ch. XIVKnowledge emergence and adaptive management : an exploration on the co-production of project needs and requirements by client-specialist groups251
Ch. XVDecision support systems and their application in construction276
Ch. XVIA knowledge management portal system for construction projects using knowledge map299
Ch. XVIIAn integrative knowledge management system for environmental-conscious construction323
Ch. XVIIIConfigurable environments : a vision for future project information technologies343

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