The Facility Management Handbook

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9780814413807: The Facility Management Handbook

Nothing ever published in the facility management field comes close to the unconditional acceptance of The Facility Management Handbook. Extensively updated for the realities of today’s workplace, the book gives readers the tools and guidance they need to wipe out inefficiency, and create a productive facility that integrates people, place, and process.

In addition, the book includes 30% new material, including indispensable information on sustainability and post 9/11 security concerns. Comprehensive and up to date, this is still the ultimate resource for facility managers.

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About the Author:

David G. Cotts, PE, CFM, is a leading authority on facility management, much sought after by both private and public organizations for his consulting services. He served world-wide during a twenty-two year career with the Army Corps of Engineers, and later managed the World Bank facilities in Washington, DC. He is Past President of the International Facility Management Association and a Fellow of that organization.

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Based on best practices and proven research, this thoroughly updated and revised edition of The Facility Management Handbook—the best-selling, most widely-used facility management book of all time—gives you powerful arguments and tools to bring to the business planning table, allowing you to demonstrate the enormous profit potential of your department, and secure your well-deserved leadership role in your organization.

Packed with case studies and illuminating examples, this comprehensive resource covers a broad range of topics, from space planning and maintenance to benchmarking and outsourcing, supplying you with the background and techniques you need to:

• Design, construct, and maintain facilities using sustainable practices.

• Provide a safe, attractive work environment that supports productivity.

• Assemble an excellent facility management team.

• Plan and control capital expenditures.

• Ensure that facility plans match organizational needs.

• “Sell” facility management through commonsense public relations techniques.

• Minimize construction litigation.

• Reduce space renovation caused by “churn.”

• Maintain and encourage continuous improvement.

• Apply dozens of sound principles and problem-solving techniques that cut costs in every area, with no diminution of services.

Featuring the most complete, up-to-date glossary of FM terms ever published, as well as an essential “toolkit” of print, internet, web and e-mail resources, the third edition addresses critical post-9/11 security and emergency preparedness issues, and includes a practical discussion of how to work the growing concern of sustainability into your current and future facility management plans.

Now updated for the realities of today’s workplace, the book has everything you need – down to the last detail – to help you organize all your functional activities and create a productive, businesslike facility that truly integrates people, place, and purpose.

Praise for previous books by David Cotts:

The Facility Management Handbook

“A comprehensive primer on the subject.” — Food Management

The Facility Manager’s Guide to Finance and Budgeting

“A vital resource for 21st-century facility managers in any organization or work sector.”— Chief Engineer

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Cotts, David G.; Roper, Kathy O.; Payant, Richard P.
Editore: AMACOM (2009)
ISBN 10: 0814413803 ISBN 13: 9780814413807
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Descrizione libro AMACOM, 2009. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Third Edition. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0814413803

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