Facilities Management Models, Methods and Tools – Research results for practice

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Abstract

This book presents research tested models, methods and tools that can make the work of the facilities manager more robust and sustainable, help long-term strategic planning and support students and practitioners in FM to improve the way they approach and deal with challenges in practice.

The 34 models, methods and tools are presented in relation to five typical challenges for facilities managers:

Strategy development
Organisational design
Space planning
Building projects
Optimisation

The chapters are short and concise, presenting a central illustration of one model, method or tool with explanatory text and short, exemplary case studies. Each chapter includes references to further reading, and the book includes a keyword index. Essential reading for all involved in the management of built assets, this book bridges the gap between robust academic research and practical industry tools. It can also be used as a handy student reference.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherRoutledge
Number of pages334
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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