Knowledge about Sustainability: SSM as a Method for Conceptualising the UK Construction Industry�s Knowledge Environment

Will Venters, Tony Cornford, Mike Cushman
2005 Journal of Computing and Information Technology  
This paper proposes a sociology of knowledge approach as a basis for understanding the potential of knowledge management for the work of a complex interorganisational domain -the UK construction industry and has the specific aim of increasing the sustainability of the processes and products of this industry. To this end, soft systems methodology is introduced as a method of conceptualising the industry's knowledge environment and thus moving towards technological interventions which aim to
more » ... ase sustainability in construction industry practice.
doi:10.2498/cit.2005.02.05 fatcat:6i37xuoxrvgo7kj2wv6ar7kwba