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1st Edition

Principles of Facilities Management

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ISBN 9781138119079
February 1, 2022 Forthcoming by Routledge
224 Pages

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Book Description

As the importance of facilities management continues to grow worldwide, the challenge of defining it and advising on best practices becomes more pressing. This definitive guide to facilities management draws on the latest industry practices and academic research to provide a thorough introduction to this topical subject. Compliant with industry standards, and featuring self-test questions throughout, this book looks at the people, products, and processes involved in facilities management, and guides the reader to best practices.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction  2. FM Principles  3. FM Profession  4. FM Products – Professional Services  5. FM Products – FM Contracts  6. FM Products – Asset Maintenance  7. FM Processes – Sourcing Models  8. FM Processes – Services Procurement  9. FM Processes – Outsourcing Relationships  10. FM Practice – Quality  11. FM Practice – Information  12. FM Practice – Sustainability

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Dr Zhen Chen has a career of academic and professional services for dependable built environment through working at companies, organisations and universities worldwide. He has engaged in more than 50 funded research projects, and has more than 200 authored publications with over 100 plenary lectures and presentations at national and international events. He was the management committee member of COST Action on the effective design and delivery of megaprojects in the European Union, and serves on technical committees at ASCE, BIFM, BSI, CIBSE, and RICS.