Looks back, as the last in a fivepart series, at previouslydiscussed points and their applications in facilities managementpractice. Also takes a positive look forward at what the future holdsand possible steps in changing the ways of service provision. Discussesthe organization of the delivery of facilities alongside new technologyand this must be foremost in managers thinking. A balanced approach isneeded in using consultants and contractors and ways of adopting aninhouse control, such as that by the BBC, are highlighted. Contractingout is also discussed, as are the possible dangers inherent therein.Looks also at the possible establishment of a relationship betweenclient and contractors in especially openended or terms of yearscontracts. Concludes that with the new EC Directive more professionalmanagers with qualifications are going to be in much demand andorganizations which provide training along the EC guidelines will be atthe forefront of recruitment and retention of professional facilitiesmanagers.
Facilities – Emerald Publishing
Published: May 1, 1992
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