Search for dissertations about: "knowledge management in organizations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 230 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

    Author : Leon Michael Caesarius; Jan Lindvall; Lars Engwall; Jannis Kallinikos; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; knowledge management systems; knowledge management endeavours; knowledge management; knowledge; knowledge creation; information technology; automating; informating; Business studies; 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. Standardized Knowledge Transfer : A study of Project-Based Organizations in the Construction and IT Sectors

    Author : Irene Martinsson; Marianne Nilson; Anders Söderholm; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; standardization; knowledge formation; knowledge transfer; project management; knowledge management; Business studies; Företagsekonomi; Business Administration; företagsekonomi;

    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

  3. 3. Reuse of Engineering Knowledge: Perspectives on Experience-Based Codified Knowledge in Incremental Product Development

    Author : Daniel Stenholm; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; engineering knowledge; knowledge management life cycle; engineering checksheet; knowledge assets; experience-based knowledge; knowledge reuse; knowledge management;

    Abstract : Product development is a knowledge-intensive activity and as products become more complex and competition intensifies, the amount of knowledge increases. A prerequisite for engineers who apply current best practices and continuously improve their working methodologies is to efficiently reuse existing knowledge. READ MORE

  4. 4. Management of Sustainability in Construction Works

    Author : Urban Persson; Byggproduktion; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; construction works; assessment model; 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

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

    Author : Sofia Pemsel; Byggproduktion; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; PBO; project; 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