Construction engineering is a professional discipline that deals with the designing, planning, construction, and management of infrastructures such as roads, tunnels, bridges, airports, railroads, facilities, buildings, dams, utilities and other projects construction technology is a related field that deals more with the practical. An overview of knowledge management (km) issues for implementation in consultant firms in malaysian construction industry azlan othman1, syuhaida ismail2 and khairulzan yahya3 published under licence by iop publishing ltd iop conference series: materials science and engineering, volume 277, conference 1. However, when these challenges are overcome, bim as a new information technology promises a new level of collaborative engineering knowledge management, designed to facilitate sustainability and asset management issues in design, construction, asset management practices, and eventually. A clever approach to selecting a knowledge management strategy jm kamara, cj anumba, pm carrillo international journal of project management 20 (3), 205-211, 2002 262, 2002 knowledge management in the architecture, engineering and construction industry jm kamara, g augenbroe, cj anumba, pm carrillo. Int j project organisation and management, vol 1, no 2, 2008 133 knowledge management implementation in construction projects: a km model for knowledge creation, collection and updating (kccu) hesham s ahmad and min an school of civil engineering the university of birmingham birmingham b15 2tt.
Prototype system for knowledge problem definition journal of construction engineering and management, asce 132(5): 516-524 crossref aycan z, kanungo rn, mendonca m, yu k, deler j, stahl g, khursid a 2000 impact of culture on human resource management practices: a ten-country comparison. Chimay anumba is professor of construction engineering and informatics, and founding director of the centre for innovative construction engineering, at loughborough university charles egbu is professor of construction and project management at glasgow caledonian university patricia carrillo is senior lecturer in. Implementation framework for civil engineering construction firms the paper concluded that, the implementation of this km framework depends on the commitment, attitudinal behaviuors, dedication and personal interest of the top management or knowledge expert in the construction organisation however the paper.
The construction industry has, arguably, been slow to adopt effective knowledge management practices the importance and benefits of formal and informal knowledge management approaches in construction carrillo p and chinowsky p (2006), exploiting knowledge management: the engineering and construction. Management can improve communications within teams, and provide more informed knowledge by sharing best practice documents, lessons learned, project management and system engineering methodologies, examples of review packages, and the rationale for strategic decisions kaklauskas and kanapeckiene . Architecture, building materials and engineering management iv: a research on knowledge management of construction cost control. Knowledge management (km) is now recognized as a core business concern and intellectual assets play a vital role in gaining competitive advantage within the architecture, engineering and construction (aec) industry, where the need for innovation and improved business performance requires the effective deployment.
Project knowledge management in civil engineering construction firms in nigeria 1kasimu mohammed alhaji 2roslan amiruddin 3fadhlin abdullah 1,2, 3department of quantity surveying, faculty of built environment universiti teknologi malaysia jan, 2012 abstract: during the construction phase, knowledge and. Approximately 40% of engineering design and construction organizations have a knowledge management strategy, and another 41% plan to have one within a year (carrillo et al 2004) in an attempt to uncover best practice within the united states aec sector, carrillo and chinowsky found that there is still confusion.
The paper provides a critical and evolutionary analysis of knowledge management (km) in the aec (architecture, engineering, construction) industry it spans a large spectrum of km research published in the management, information systems, and information technology (it) disciplines an interpretive ( subjectivist) stance.
Keywords: egypt knowledge management construction industry business performance knowledge infrastructure of the knowledge management system within egyptian construction companies from the perspective of knowledge ework and ebusiness in architecture engineering and construction ecppm 2012. The next sections present the main background on the selection of construction methods and knowledge management, the conceptual development and main features of the proposed knowledge carrillo p, chinowsky p exploiting knowledge management: the engineering and construction perspective. 3484 journal of applied sciences research, 9(6): 3484-3491, 2013 issn 1819- 544x this is a refereed journal and all articles are professionally screened and reviewed original articles the significance of knowledge management in civil engineering construction firms in nigeria kasimu ma, roslan amiruddin,. A key problem facing the construction industry is that all work is done by transient project teams, and in the past there has been no structured approach to learning from projects once they are completed now, though, the industry is adapting concepts of knowledge management to improve the situation.