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A practical guide to the principle services of facilities management, revised and updated
The updated third edition of Facilities Manager's Desk Reference is an invaluable resource covering all the principal facility management (FM) services. The author--a noted facilities management expert--provides the information needed to ensure compliance to current laws, to deliver opportunities to adopt new ways of using built environments, and to identify creative ways to reduce operational occupancy costs, while maintaining appropriate and productive working environment standards.
The third edition is fully updated and written in an approachable and concise format. It is comprehensive in scope, the author covering both hard and soft facilities management issues. Since the first edition was published it has become a first point of reference for busy facilities managers, saving them time by providing access to the information needed to ensure the safe, effective and efficient running of any facilities function. This important book:
Has been fully updated, reviewing the essential data covering the principal FM services
Is highly practical, ideal for the busy FM practitioner
Presents information on legal compliance issues, the development of strategic policies, tactical best practices, and much more
Is a time-saving resource that brings together essential, useful, and practical FM information in one handy volume;
Written for students and professional facilities managers, Facilities Manager's Desk Reference is designed as a practical resource that offers FMs assistance in finding solutions to the myriad demands of the job.
About the Author
JANE WIGGINS, MBA CFM FIWFM, has over thirty-five years of experience of facilities management, project delivery and provision of business support services in major blue chip organizations and the education sector. With expertise in operational and strategic aspects of facilities management, Jane established FM Tutor & Associates Ltd to bring her knowledge to many hundreds of Facilities Management students, helping them gain a professional qualification in FM. Formerly an Associate Tutor and dissertation supervisor for the MSc in Facilities Management at the University College of Estates Management and lead Tutor at the CTP Resettlement Centre for the FM programmes, Jane has worked with many other educational organisations. She was Chair of the British Institute of Facilities Management Education special interest group from 2003 - 2008. Jane has spoken and written extensively on the subject and is author of the BPP BIFM workbooks, several case studies and articles on FM across range of publications such as Croners, EFMR, Facilities Management Journal, and FM World.