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1st Edition

Facilities Management
Innovation and Performance

ISBN 9780415321464
Published December 23, 2004 by Routledge
184 Pages

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Book Description

Facilities Management sets out a new framework for the discipline of facilities management which challenges many of the norms and which sets out new methods for optimising the performance of a business. Successful facilities managers need a range of skills and need to be able to devise a range of innovative strategies for the future of the organisations in which they work.

This new book follows on directly from Keith Alexander's ground-breaking textbook Facilities Management and focuses on four new themes which have been identified as keys to the new strategy: organisational change and learning, innovation, performance and the knowledge workplace.

Table of Contents

Part One: Organisational Change and Learning  Part Two: Innovation and the Innovative Workplace  Part Three: Performance  Part Four: Towards Knowledge Workplaces

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Keith Alexander is Professor of Facilities Management and Director of the Centre for Facilities Management at the University of Salford, Greater Manchester, UK.

Jan Brochner is Professor of Organisation of Construction, specialising in Facilities Management, at Chalmers University of Technology in Goteborg, Sweden

Brian Atkin is Programme Director for the Swedish national construction R&D programme, Competitive Building, and a Director of Atkin Research & Development Limited, a specialist consultancy.

Tore I Haugeb is Professor of Architectural Management at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU.