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Handbook of knowledge management for sustainable water systems

Author: Meir Russ
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2018. ©2018
Series: Challenges in water management series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A comprehensive synthesis of the best practices for management in the vital and rapidly growing field of sustainable water systems Handbook of Knowledge Management for Sustainable Water Systems offers an authoritative resource that goes beyond the current literature to provide an interdisciplinary approach to the topic. The text explores the concept of knowledge management as a key asset and a crucial component of
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Russ, Meir, 1968-
Handbook of knowledge management for sustainable water systems.
Hoboken : Wiley-Blackwell, 2018
(DLC) 2017044560
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Meir Russ
ISBN: 9781119271659 1119271657 9781119271666 1119271665
OCLC Number: 1010621830
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Introduction and a theoretical framework for Knowledge Management for Sustainable Water Systems; Part 1 Organizational and Administrative Aspects of Knowledge Management for Sustainable Water Systems; Chapter 1 Perspectives from a water research institute on Knowledge Management for Sustainable Water Management; Introduction; 1.1 The setting â#x80;#x93; Eawag's funding, scope and mandate; 1.2 Understanding SWMâ#x80;#x90;related demands for KM at Eawag; 1.3 Current measures to meet SWMâ#x80;#x90;related demands for KM at Eawag; 1.3.1 Data management. 1.3.2 Management of scientific and technical knowledge1.3.3 Management of experiential and practical knowledge; 1.4 Unresolved issues and challenges in SWMâ#x80;#x90;related KM; 1.4.1 Information overload and fatigue; 1.4.2 Open access; 1.4.3 Quality control and collaborative editing; 1.4.4 Resource demands; 1.5 Future directions for SWMâ#x80;#x90;related KM; 1.6 Concluding comments; References; Chapter 2 Information transfer and knowledge sharing by water user associations in China; Introduction; 2.1 Literature review; 2.2 WUA setâ#x80;#x90;up and operation in China. 2.3 WUA information transfer and knowledge sharing2.3.1 Basic information; 2.3.2 Water use management; 2.3.3 Financial management; 2.3.4 Infrastructure management; 2.3.5 Water trade; 2.4 WUA in Shiyang River basin; 2.4.1 Water rights allocation; 2.4.2 Stakeholders of WUA; 2.4.3 Information transfer and knowledge sharing in water use management; 2.4.4 Information transfer and knowledge sharing in water tariff management; 2.4.5 Information transfer and knowledge sharing of water rights trade; 2.5 Suggestions; References. Chapter 3 Knowledge Management Systems for urban water sustainability: Lessons for developing nationsIntroduction; 3.1 Population trends towards urbanization; 3.2 Water issues plaguing South Africa; 3.3 Evaluating South Africa; 3.4 Sweden â#x80;#x93; the aspirational model; 3.5 Urban water sustainability; 3.6 Knowledge Management Systems (KMSs); 3.7 Knowledge Management for urban water sustainability in South Africa; 3.8 Conclusion; References; Chapter 4 A Knowledge Management model for corporate water responsibility; Introduction; 4.1 Corporate water responsibility as a socially oriented process. 4.2 Insights from Knowledge Management theory4.3 Contribution, limitations and implications; 4.4 Conclusion; References; Chapter 5 How 21st century Knowledge Management can greatly improve talent management for sustainable water projectâ#x80;#x90;teams; Introduction; 5.1 Talentâ#x80;#x90;requirements or competency modeling as applied to water projects; 5.1.1 Aspects of modern HR management relevant to staffing project teams; 5.1.2 Currently available HRâ#x80;#x90;related online technologies in the public domain; 5.1.3 Practices specific to sustainable waterâ#x80;#x90;aid.
Series Title: Challenges in water management series.
Responsibility: edited by Meir Russ.

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