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Intra- and interorganizational knowledge services to promote informed sustainability practices

Wetherill, M, Rezgui, Y, Boddy, SC and Cooper, GS 2007, 'Intra- and interorganizational knowledge services to promote informed sustainability practices' , Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 21 (2) , pp. 78-89.

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Abstract

To promote sustainable construction, the construction industry needs to intensify its efforts to move to a knowledge intensive mode. Sustainability goals can only be achieved if new resources of knowledge and expertise inform construction activities. Some of this comes in the form of good practice and standards, but much will have to come from situated and contextual appreciations of sustainability goals and local practices developed across organizational, professional, and multicultural boundaries. The paper describes a knowledge management environment based on the web-services model aimed at promoting informed sustainability practices. This validation of the knowledge environment provided the basis for formulating recommendations for promoting knowledge-based sustainable construction.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Subjects / Themes > Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA075 Electronic computers. Computer science
Subjects / Themes > T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Built and Human Environment
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of the Built Environment
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Computing, Science and Engineering > Computer Networking & Telecommunications Research Centre
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of the Built Environment > Salford Centre for Research & Innovation (SCRI)
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering
Publisher: American Society of Civil Engineers
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 08873801
Depositing User: H Kenna
Date Deposited: 25 Sep 2007 10:47
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 16:51
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/899

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