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Collaborative knowledge management - A construction case study

Dave, B and Koskela, LJ 2009, 'Collaborative knowledge management - A construction case study' , Automation in Construction, 18 (7) , 894 - 902.

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Abstract

Due to the new threats and challenges faced by the construction industry today, construction companies must seek new solutions in order to remain ahead of the competition. Knowledge has been identified to be a significant organisational resource, which if used effectively can provide competitive advantage. A lot of emphasis is being put on how to identify, capture and share knowledge in today's organisations. It has been argued over the years that due to the fragmented nature of the construction industry and ad-hoc nature of the construction projects, capture and reuse of valuable knowledge gathered during a construction project pose a challenge. As a result critical mistakes are repeated on projects and construction professionals have to keep

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Construction
Themes: Subjects / Themes > T Technology > T Technology (General)
Subjects / Themes > T Technology > TH Building construction
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 the Built Environment > Salford Centre for Research & Innovation (SCRI)
Journal or Publication Title: Automation in Construction
Publisher: Elsevier
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 0926-5805
Depositing User: B Dave
Date Deposited: 19 Aug 2010 13:35
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 16:20
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/9597

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