Good practice capture using social processes

Experiences of YIT Construction Ltd.

Abdul Samad Kazi, Anssi Koivuniemi

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Abstract

The construction industry is a project based one with each project being the production or provision of a one-of-a-kind product or service. Each day on a typical construction site brings forth a new problem for which where possible, a new solution is devised on the site. This is rarely, if at all documented. In simple terms, valuable knowledge and experience gained is lost. What remains is stored in the minds of those who were a part of the problem and the solution. The most appropriate means of capturing this knowledge has been identified to be through a set of well defined social processes such as action evaluations, internal interest groups, etc. A set of critical intervention points were identified where these social processes would be triggered. Recent experience from YIT Construction Ltd. reveals that social processes form an effective means for the capture of experience and knowledge in project based businesses such as construction.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2005 IEEE International Technology Management Conference, ICE 2005
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers IEEE
ISBN (Electronic)9780853582212
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 27 Apr 2016
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventIEEE International Technology Management Conference, ICE 2005 - Munich, Germany
Duration: 20 Jun 200522 Jun 2005

Conference

ConferenceIEEE International Technology Management Conference, ICE 2005
CountryGermany
CityMunich
Period20/06/0522/06/05

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Construction industry
Good practice
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Keywords

  • Construction
  • good practice
  • knowledge management
  • social processes

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Kazi, A. S., & Koivuniemi, A. (2016). Good practice capture using social processes: Experiences of YIT Construction Ltd. In 2005 IEEE International Technology Management Conference, ICE 2005 [7461259] Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/ITMC.2005.7461259
Kazi, Abdul Samad ; Koivuniemi, Anssi. / Good practice capture using social processes : Experiences of YIT Construction Ltd. 2005 IEEE International Technology Management Conference, ICE 2005. Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers IEEE, 2016.
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2005 IEEE International Technology Management Conference, ICE 2005. Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers IEEE, 2016. 7461259.

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