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Benchmarking knowledge management practice in construction

R. J. Dent

Benchmarking knowledge management practice in construction

by R. J. Dent

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Published by CIRIA in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementR.J. Dent, K.N. Montague.
SeriesCIRIA -- C620
ContributionsMontague, Keith., Construction Industry Research and Information Association.
The Physical Object
Pagination54p.
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15959324M
ISBN 100860176207

  3. Knowledge management The concept of knowledge management has been at centre stage in the management literature for more than a decade. Knowledge management refers to the creation and subsequent management of an environment that encourages knowledge to be created, shared, learned and organized for the benefit of the firm (Sarrafzadeh et al. ). Maintenance Benchmarking and Best Practices, McGraw-Hill, This powerful results-generating guideprovides maintenance supervisors and managers with a unique profit-orientedbenchmarking/best practices roadmap called the Maintenance Operations Scorecardthat enables them to: Develop a strategic plan of action for implementingBest Practices; Define tactical plans and operational plans Format: Hardcover.

Performance measuring benchmarking, and modelling of construction projects systems to improve their productivity and quality". Benchmarking in Construction Benchmarking is a new topic in the construction industry. To this date there is almost no available information that describes the potential that benchmarking offers to construction. Frameworks for the Benchmarking of Digital and Knowledge Management Best Practice in SME and Organizations: /ch The paper discusses the impact of IT/ICT on society by analyzing the effects it has on subjects and organizations. The recent proposal of frameworks forAuthor: Antonio Cartelli.

Home > Knowledge > Topics and Skills > Continuous Improvement > Benchmarking Benchmarking The primary focus of benchmarking is to measure and continuously improve an organisation’s processes, procedures and policies against that of best practice. Quantitative benchmarking analyzes processes and methodologies, whereas qualitative benchmarking looks at project management applications. The Project Office. When companies reach Level 4, they are committed to project managementacross the entire organization. Project management knowledge is now considered as essential for the survival of the : Pmtips.


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Knowledge management is rapidly becoming a key organizational capability for creating competitive advantage in the construction industry. The emergence of knowledge management in this capacity poses enormous challenges to executives of construction firms. This paper proposes a model for benchmarking those knowledge management practices of AEC firms that can guide and assist construction business Cited by:   This is the first post-Egan book to look at benchmarking and KPIs (key performance indicators) in the construction industry.

Benchmarking is one of the key management techniques the construction industry now needs to adopt if it is to meet challenging new efficiency and productivity targets as well as clients' demands for best value. Benchmarking knowledge management practice in construction (C) This book is designed for those managing knowledge management in construction services providers of all types and those interested in promoting the concept of knowledge management within their organisations.

A construction firm’s knowledge management practices can be evaluated using a two-stage process: (1) developing a set of multi- item scales for measuring each knowledge management practice (Ci) and then (2) rating the construction firm’s level of achievement with regard to each item using Li.

Construction Management Supplement. Series. Publication. Abstract. Concepts covered include delivering knowledge management (KM), improving performance and competitive advantage, strategies for KM practice, processes and tools, measurement and application.

History. Based on research project ISBN. Subjects. Quality control. benchmarking management practices in the construction industry. The system supports a National Benchmarking System recently established in the Chilean Construction Industry by incorporating qualitative management aspects in addition to quantative performance indicators.

Different analysis were made to determine trends in the industry sector by. The knowledge management benchmarking model pro- posed in this paper builds on the concepts that have been set forth by knowledge management (e.g., Gold et al.

Benchmarking and Knowledge Management. questions is to propose the construction of an indicator that we call the reformed excellence predictor (REP). have started using this very practice. On the use of benchmarking and good practices for knowledge management for development Article (PDF Available) in Knowledge Management Research & Practice 11(4).

x KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT IN THEORY AND PRACTICE. The Balanced Scorecard Method agement as a coherent body of management theory and practice. The book in our hands answers this call. The process and practice of knowledge management is a central focus of the book.

After a survey of major theoretical approaches in the literature, the book. Benchmarking is one of the key management techniques the construction industry now needs to adopt if it is to meet challenging new efficiency and productivity targets as well as clients' demands for best value. Contracts are increasingly being awarded only to contractors who can demonstrate the lean construction practices that come with benchmarking.

This authoritative and accessible book: * clarifies the thinking behind benchmarking. ₪ process benchmarking – which focuses on discrete work processes and operating practices; ₪ performance benchmarking – which compares products and services; and ₪ strategic benchmarking – which examines how companies compete (Bogan & English, ).

Benchmarking studies may be more or less general in the topics they address. COST ANALYSIS AND BENCHMARKING | 3 This publication provides best practice guidance on cost analysis and benchmarking in all world regions. The purpose of this guidance note is to ensure consistent practice, delivered in a professional manner that is in line with internationally recognised guidance.

The guidance sets a framework for best practice. This paper proposes a model for benchmarking the knowledge management performance of construction firms that can guide and assist construction business executives in meeting these challenges. The proposed model incorporates benchmarking and knowledge management concepts with fuzzy set theory to adequately handle imprecision, vagueness, and Cited by: Construction is a knowledge-intensive industry.

However, the majority of knowledge management research focuses on corporate and managerial levels rather than on constructions sites. The emergence of knowledge management in this capacity poses enormous challenges to executives of construction firms.

This paper proposes a model for benchmarking the knowledge management performance of construction firms that can guide and assist construction business executives in meeting these by: States that the benefits of benchmarking are still largely unrecognized in the construction industry, despite the fact that the best practice concept has been indirectly investigated by both practitioners and researchers.

Notes that some confusion seems to exist in construction circles as to what exactly benchmarking is and what it can achieve to improve by: CarbonBuzz, an on-line service that allows architects and engineers to share project forecasts and energy use anonymously. The Carbon Trust Energy Benchmarking.

The Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers. Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM). Closing the Loop – Benchmarks for Sustainable Buildings (RIBA).

Key words: Organisational project management, benchmarking, knowledge management, total quality management. Mätning och utvärdering av projektmognad i två organisationer En fallstudie som fokuserar på värdet av att ha en etablerad projektledningsmodell Examensarbete inom International project management CARL HELLERED Institutionen för.

Concepts covered include delivering knowledge management (KM), improving performance and competitive advantage, strategies for KM practice, processes and tools, measurement and application. Document History Based on research project ISBN Publisher Information.

A fuzzy logic model for benchmarking the knowledge management performance of construction firms Article (PDF Available) in Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering 38(4) April with.The Different Types Of Benchmarking – Examples And Easy Explanations.

Benchmarking – i.e. Comparing your business performance against certain reference points – is a popular and potentially powerful way to glean insights that can lead to improved performance.Lund University/ Construction Management/ VBEN05 Facilities management/ HT Definition of benchmarking • Is “an external focus on internal activities, functions or operations in order to achieve continuous improvements” (Leibfreid and McNair, ) • “() the practice of being humble enough to admit that someone else is better at something, and being wise enoughFile Size: 1MB.