Knowledge transfer in shipbuilding projects: A study of facilitating mechanisms
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This research provides insight into the important role of experiencedsailing officers in shipbuilding projects. The aim of this exploratory case studywas to develop an understanding of mechanisms used to facilitate knowledgetransfer. We identify five shipbuilding phases as scoping, specification,negotiation, construction and acceptance testing. Further we identify theimportant role of experienced sailing officers in knowledge transfer betweenship owner, shipyard, and the shipbuilding project. The original value of thepaper is the use of knowledge management theory to extend the scientificresearch and theory of shipbuilding and to inform project managers onknowledge transfer mechanisms.
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