Search for dissertations about: "knowledge management in organizations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 171 swedish dissertations containing the words knowledge management in organizations.

  1. 1. In search of known unknowns : an empirical investigation of the peripety of a knowledge management system

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Leon Michael Caesarius; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; knowledge management systems; knowledge management endeavours; knowledge management; knowledge; knowledge creation; information technology; automating; informating; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : In their quest to secure their level of competitiveness, organizations have turned their attention to a specific type of information technology (IT) solution referred to as knowledge management systems (KMS). Research recurrently views and defines such system as IT-tools that mainly enable the collection, storing and diffusion of knowledge within the boundaries of the organization. READ MORE

  2. 2. Management of Sustainability in Construction Works

    University dissertation from Division of Construction Management, Lund Institute of Technology

    Author : Urban Persson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; assessment model; construction works; sustainability; Management;

    Abstract : The present global environmental condition is a consequence of the increasing consumption of natural resources whose depletion exceeds what is physically possible to sustain in the long term. The construction sector is a considerable contributor to this resource depletion and sustainability is adopted in the form of the theory of ecological modernization. READ MORE

  3. 3. Knowledge processes and capabilities in project-based organizations

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Sofia Pemsel; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2012]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; project; PBO; knowledge process; capabilities; end-user; real estate sector; PMO; knowledge governance; bridging boundaries; critical realism;

    Abstract : The beauty of projects lies in their ability to integrate different knowledge bases and expertise in novel ways. Projects, though, are temporary in nature and this has consequences for the organization that uses them as a business strategy to improve its efficiency. READ MORE

  4. 4. Standardized Knowledge Transfer A study of Project-Based Organizations in the Construction and IT Sectors

    University dissertation from Stockholm : School of Business, Stockholm University

    Author : Irene Martinsson; Stockholms universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; standardization; knowledge formation; knowledge transfer; project management; knowledge management; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi; företagsekonomi; Business Administration;

    Abstract : Standardized knowledge transfer in project-based organizations is analyzed. The empirical material considered comes from 11 recurring projects from two sectors: the construction sector and the IT sector. READ MORE

  5. 5. Knowledge Unplugged. An Action Research Approach to Enhancing Knowing in R&D Organizations

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Jonas Roth; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2002]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Industriell teknik och ekonomi; Industrial engineering and economy; knowledge; knowledge management; pharmaceutical industry; action research; R and D organization;

    Abstract : This thesis deals with how knowledge is shared and converted into action in organizational settings. Managers in knowledge-intensive organizations have shown increasing interest in knowledge management literature, while at the same time great attention is being paid to knowledge by theorists who are proclaiming that knowledge is one major source of competitive advantage. READ MORE