The Application of Knowledge Management in Construction Organization in Nigeria

Kasimu, Mohammed Alfa and Amirudin, Roslan and Abdullah, Fadhlin (2013) The Application of Knowledge Management in Construction Organization in Nigeria. Asian Journal of Information Technology, 12 (5). pp. 147-153. ISSN 1682-3915

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Abstract

The construction organizations have a deprived record in the management of its knowledge and results in vast wastage of assets and negative effect on quality of works. Therefore, the study aimed at examines the application of KM practice in two international construction companies. The case study was conducted on large size international construction companies operate in Nigeria at the construction project site of the Nigeria-Cameroon border. The result shows that the application of KM practices in the construction organizations in Nigeria is still at infancy stage because of lack proper understanding the concept and theory of KM practice in the construction organization. Therefore, the study suggests that the awareness KM practices in the construction organization should be encouraged in order to ameliorate infrastructure development problems.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Border; Construction organization and knowledge sharing; KM; Knowledge and knowledge management; Stage
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Built Environment > Construction
Faculty of Built Environment > Construction Contract Management
Depositing User: FAB IR Admin
Date Deposited: 12 Aug 2014 09:18
Last Modified: 12 Aug 2014 09:18
URI: http://epublication.fab.utm.my/id/eprint/470

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