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The essence of facilities management

Facilities

ISSN: 0263-2772

Publication date: 1 August 1990

Abstract

Argues that the facilities management is really a field dedicated to facility planning – where building design meets business objectives. Considers reasons for the lack of clarity in the facilities management profession. Illustrates the state of the field by formulating a ′generic′ facilities management department. Suggests the importance of facilities management for senior management and presents the facilities management mission.

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Citation

Thomson, T. (1990), "The essence of facilities management", Facilities, Vol. 8 No. 8, pp. 8-12. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000002119

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MCB UP Ltd

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