Harvesting and Managing Knowledge in Construction by John Miles, Yacine Rezgui
Harvesting and Managing Knowledge in Construction by John Miles, Yacine Rezgui
Harvesting and Managing Knowledge in Construction by John Miles, Yacine Rezgui
Harvesting and Managing Knowledge in Construction by John Miles, Yacine Rezgui

Harvesting and Managing Knowledge in Construction

from Theoretical Foundations to Business Applications
by John Miles, Yacine Rezgui
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A successful construction business is a knowledge business. And knowledge must be managed effectively to be used efficiently, especially in a complex project-oriented business such as construction, where skills acquired and lessons learned on one project need to be applied to the next. A holistic approach to knowledge management (KM) is taken in this book to incorporate all of the relevant themes, tackling technological, socio-cultural and organizational issues, with the creation of value as a focus throughout. Information is drawn from a broad range of sources to explain core theories and provide guidance on practical application. Topics covered include: changing business relationships in a knowledge economy knowledge creation processes and theories data, text and knowledge mining techniques the learning construction organization future technology for knowledge management. Written by the authors of the first EU-funded KM research project in the field of construction, this textbook is uniquely well-researched, and is the perfect introduction to KM for students across the built environment. It is also a crucial guide to the topic for practitioners.
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About this Edition

Language

English

Publication Date

Feb 18, 2011

Format

Paperback

Number of Pages

232

ISBN

9780415545969

ISBN-13

9780415545969