Knowledge management in the construction industry: A socio-technical perspective

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Abstract

The views of Abdul Samad Kazi, writer of the book 'Knowledge Management in the Construction Industry: A Socio-Technical Perspective' are presented. Kazi pointed out that knowledge management in applicable in construction industry, as in project based businesses valuable experience gained can be lost if not recorded or shared properly. Kazi believes that a tool needs to be built and customized to the needs and culture of an organization. Kazi suggested that a simple way of knowledge sharing is to get people working on different construction sites together for a social event like a dinner, and let them socialize.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)21-22
Number of pages2
JournalInformation Management
Volume18
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2005
MoE publication typeA2 Review article in a scientific journal

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Knowledge management in the construction industry : A socio-technical perspective. / Kazi, Abdul Samad.

In: Information Management, Vol. 18, No. 1-2, 01.03.2005, p. 21-22.

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