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A Survey Instrument for Evaluating Workplace Occupant Satisfaction

The development and field test of this survey tool enabled evaluations of workplace settings, as well as supported workplace design and re-engineering, […]

Charting a Path Toward IFMA Accreditation in Universities

This paper outlines the steps of various universities as they guide their FM-related programs toward accomplishing the key goals of filling market […]

Essential Requirements for the Parameterization of Food Waste in Hospitals

This research explores the topic of food waste from the economic perspective to provide a framework for improving both cost and process […]

Life Cycle Value Tradeoff of Noise Mitigating Measures Using BIM-Simulation and Multi-Criteria Decision Modeling

This study hypothesizes that a decision framework can be developed to capture and automate life cycle value evaluation of noise-mitigating measures using […]

The Role of FM in Students' Images of Hospitality

This piece emphasizes on the importance of hospitality in the Netherlands and the role FM students play to make sure hospitality remains […]

A Critical Review of Value Management and Whole-life Costing on Construction Projects

This paper captures the range of conflicting assumptions on the theory and practice of value management (VM) and life cycle cost (LCC). […]

Defining High Performance Buildings for Operations and Maintenance

This research synthesizes literature about high performance buildings with a focus on O&M, concluding that systems-thinking (for both building systems and organizational […]

A Model for the Creation of Shared Assumptions

Analysis of the Best Value Business Model (BVM) as a tool to align organizational culture differences, providing a structured planning and meeting […]

The Strategic Facilities Management Organization in Housing: Implications for Sustainable FM

A guide to understand and manage implementation of sustainable FM in housing administration, outlining the roles and relations of tenants, owners, administrators […]

Innovative Procurement and Partnerships in FM

Case study from the Nordic countries in Europe showed that outstanding examples of innovation in FM were initiated from the demand side […]