Knowledge Management

Knowledge Management

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This book is intended to introduce the subject of knowledge management (KM) to practitioners and researchers in the construction industry. It contains both the theoretical background to KM and the practical insights, applications and methodologies necessary to enable organisations to implement KM. It is essential reading for all sectors of the construcion industry, particularly those practitioners and businesses that seek to rise above the competition.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 156 x 234mm
  • Thomas Telford Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0727731920
  • 9780727731920

Table of contents

* Introduction * Nature and dimensions of knowledge management * Construction as a knowledge-based industry * The business care for knowledge management * Human and organisational aspects of knowledge management * Tools and techniques for knowledge management * cross-project knowledge management * Knowledge management as a driver to innovation * Knowledge management: Performance measurement * Knowledge management strategy development: A clever approach * Industrial case studies on knowledge management * Corporate memory in action * Building a knowledge sharing culture in construction project teams * summary and conclusions * Appendix: Knowledge management resources - On-line resources - Companies offering knowledge management produces - Companies offering knowledge management serivices - Construction researchers working on knowledge management
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