Building on Knowledge: Developing Expertise, Creativity and Intellectual Capital in the Construction Professions
September 2008, Wiley-Blackwell
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Part I Foundations.
New context, new issues.
What is in this book.
2 Knowledge at Work .
How we learn.
What makes an expert.
Varieties of knowledge.
Putting the pieces together.
3 Strategic Frameworks.
Frameworks for thinking.
4 The Challenges of Change.
Why initiatives fail.
Difficulty is normal.
5 Leadership and Other Roles.
Action starts where the buck stops.
6 Knowledge Audit and Beyond.
Finding square one.
From audit to action plan.
Putting plans into practice.
Part 2 Tools & techniques.
7 The Knowledge-Friendly Office.
Designing the knowledge-friendly office.
Workplaces for teams.
8 Expanding Networks.
It’s not what you know ….
Help from IT.
Designing networking tools.
9 Learning from Peers.
See one, do one, teach one.
Mentoring in different contexts.
10 Learning from Practice.
Practice: the invisible lab and unsung teacher.
Windows of opportunity.
Foresight: learning from invention.
Hindsight: learning from mistakes — and success.
11 Communities of Practice.
12 Organisational Memory.
The indispensability of writing.
Deciding what to record, and how.
13 Personal Knowledge Management.
Equipment for the mind gym.
Developing personal expertise.
Building a bionic memory.
Creating and sharing knowledge.
Part 3 Knowledge Management in Practice.
15 Introduction to the Case Studies.
18 Broadway Malyan.
19 Buro Happold.
25 Foresight and Hindsight.
Epilogue: Where Next for Knowledge Management? .
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