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Journal Issue
Volume 16 Issue 2, The Management of IC and Knowledge “in action” / Sep 2018  pp73‑186

Editor: Dr Maria Serena Chiucchi, Dr Susanne Durst

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The Process of Creating Value With Intellectual Capital Practice as An Intangible Asset in Communities of Practice in The SME: An Empirical Case Study  pp73‑83

Bjarne Christensen

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Identifying Layers of Intellectual Capital by Analyzing Unique Contexts  pp84‑98

Darin Freeburg

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Constructing Accountability for Intellectual Capital in Accountability Settings: Coupling Of Spaces And Logics  pp99‑112

Victoria Konovalenko Slettli, Anatoli Bourmistrov, Kjell Grønhaug

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International Lessons in Knowledge Management: A Study of Western & Eastern Manufacturing SMEs  pp113‑130

Chayaruk Thanee Tikakul, Avril Thomson

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Tacit Knowledge Capacity: A Comparison of University Lecturers in Germany and North Cyprus  pp131‑142

Tugberk Kaya, Burak Erkut

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Intellectual Capital and BI‑tools in Private Healthcare Value Creation  pp143‑154

Milla Ratia

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Knowledge Management in Small and Medium Architecture, Engineering and Construction Firms in Turkey  pp155‑169

Burcu Balaban-Ökten, Selin Gundes

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Abstract

This paper explores the extent to which small medium Architecture, Engineering and Construction firms (AEC) in the construction sector implement knowledge management (KM) approaches. Using data from semi‑structured interviews of twenty‑eight AEC firms operating in the construction sector, KM needs and challenges are analyzed and discussed. Breakdown of SME’s into micro, small and medium sub‑categories reveals that the management of, in particular, tacit knowledge becomes complicated as firms grow in size. Results show that microenterprises to a great degree do not experience problems in the effective management of knowledge due to the organizational context where owner managers retain total control of the business. The most significant problem areas in the small and medium categories, on the other hand, emerge during conversion of tacit knowledge into explicit, followed by the unorganized storing of digital folders by employees and in accommodating heavy e‑mail traffic. Thus, best practices aligned with the needs of firm size are recommended. 

 

Keywords: Knowledge Management, Construction sector, Turkey, Firm size, SMEs.

 

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A Know‑How and Knowing‑That Cartography for Improving knowledge Management in Medical Field  pp170‑184

Sahar Ghrab, Ines Saad, Gilles Kassel, Faiez Gargouri

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Editorial for the Special Issue (Volume 16 Issue 2) on Knowledge Management and Intellectual Capital Measurement Practices in Organizations. What, how and why?  pp185‑186

Maria Serena Chiucchi, Susanne Durst

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