This book provides comprehensive coverage of issues that facility managers in the property industry need to understand and apply in the pursuit of value for money over the life span of built facilities. The authors introduce the fast-growing discipline of facility management, examine the core competencies that facility managers should possess and study different contemporary drivers of change. The book emphasises the need to consider facilities management issues at the pre-design stage of the construction process, rather than only when the building is completed, in order to maximise value for money.In the UK, the BIFM has conducted three surveys of membersa#39; responsibilities (in 1997, 1999 and 2001). ... Members were mainly employed in financial services, education/training consultancy, communications and property management.
|Title||:||Workplace Strategies and Facilities Management|
|Author||:||Rick Best, Gerard de Valence, Craig Langston|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2007-08-22|