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This up-to-date compilation of topics on the maturity and changes occurring within facility management worldwide offers insights into the growth and development of FM and its impact on today’s business organisations. International Facility Management presents a comprehensive and diverse collection of topics that provides current, cutting edge research in the evolving field of FM. The editors here offer a holistic approach to both the study and the practice of facility management, incorporating the perspective of scholars and practitioners from across the globe. Topics covered deal with the changes occurring in the field today and include key research areas for both academics and practitioners. The focus is on actual practice of FM organizations – rather than on what FM should be - and the authors examine the latest techniques, models and case studies to provide a unique exploration of the new global world of facility management. Chapters here cover the changing spectrum of topics including sustainability and energy conservation, and workplace transitions for greater collaboration. The international scope and emphasis on maturity and professionalism of the field further sets this book apart from its competitors. Content: Chapter 1 Facility Management (pages 1–4): Kathy O. Roper and Lisa J. BorelloChapter 2 Competencies, Credentials, Education, and Training (pages 5–38): Robert L. BarnesChapter 3 FM Consultancy and Client–Provider Relationships (pages 39–51): Kathy O. RoperChapter 4 Globalization of Facility Management (pages 53–65): Kathy O. RoperChapter 5 Sustainability and Carbon Reporting (pages 67–90): Chris HodgesChapter 6 Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity (pages 91–108): Robert Friedmann and Bob HayesChapter 7 Changing Workplaces and Distributed Work (pages 109–121): Kathy O. RoperChapter 8 Measuring Work (pages 123–140): Matthew TuckerChapter 9 Industry‐Specific Needs (pages 141–166): Sarel Lavy and Manish DixitChapter 10 Evolution and the Future of Facility Management (pages 167–177): Kathy O. Roper
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