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Managing Knowledge in the Construction Industry - Spon Research (Hardback)
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Managing Knowledge in the Construction Industry - Spon Research (Hardback)

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Hardback 208 Pages / Published: 17/02/2009
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Knowledge management presents a new way of understanding organizations and companies, and is especially suited to sophisticated and highly technical firms and operations such as those in the construction industry.

This new book draws on hard data from three separate research programs in Sweden and shows how the concept of knowledge can make sense in the construction industry, an industry which can be viewed in essence as being engaged in the material transformation of "nature into buildings". In particular it explores and examines three different businesses: a medium sized construction firm; Wingardh Architecture, Sweden's most prestigious architecture firm; and BESAB, a specialist concrete injection firm working on underground construction. An emerging theme is the situational and context-bound nature of knowledge in the construction industry, thus showing "knowledge" to be a remarkably heterogeneous concept.

A range of readers should find the book useful, from students and construction managers through to researchers.

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN: 9780415463447
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 454 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 mm


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"Managing Knowledge in the Construction Industry provides a challenging and stimulating account, invoking theoretical resources that are sometimes surprising, but consistently leading to interesting and useful insights."

"As a theoretically sophisticated, yet empirically grounded, window into the lived experience of various actors in the construction sector, the book has a great deal to offer."

- Nick Marshall, Centre for Research in Innovation Management, University of Brighton

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