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The Facility Management Handbook
(3rd Edition)
by David G. Cotts, Kathy O. Roper, Richard P. Payant
Publisher: AMACOM
ISBN-10: 0814413803
ISBN-13: 978-0814413807
Format: Hardcover
Pages:688
Retail Price: $79.95
You Save: $15.99
NSMN Price: $63.96
About The Book

Revised and Updated! The most comprehensive collection available of facility management best practices...now completely updated! Now Covers Sustainability, Leadership, and Security and Emergency Management!

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 per cent 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. Based on best practices and proven research, The Facility Management Handbook has long been the go-to resource for professionals in the field.

Extensively updated for the realities of today’s workplace, the third edition provides readers with the tools and guidance they need to wipe out inefficiency and create a productive facility that integrates people, place, and process. Covering a broad range of topics from space planning and maintenance to benchmarking and outsourcing, readers will gain practical insight into how they can: • design, construct and maintain facilities using sustainable practices • provide a safe, attractive work environment that supports productivity • ensure that facility plans match organizational needs • plan and control capital expenditures • address critical security and emergency preparedness issues Complete with case studies and indispensable information on sustainability and post-9/11 security concerns, this is still the ultimate resource for facility managers.

Based on best practices and proven research, The Facility Management Handbook has long been the go-to resource for professionals in the field. Extensively updated for the realities of today’s workplace, the third edition provides readers with the tools and guidance they need to wipe out inefficiency and create a productive facility that integrates people, place, and process. Covering a broad range of topics from space planning and maintenance to benchmarking and outsourcing, readers will gain practical insight into how they can:

  • design, construct and maintain facilities using sustainable practices
  • provide a safe, attractive work environment that supports productivity
  • ensure that facility plans match organizational needs
  • plan and control capital expenditures
  • address critical security and emergency preparedness issues

Complete with case studies and indispensable information on sustainability and post-9/11 security concerns, this is still the ultimate resource for facility managers.

Topics covered in this third edition include:

  • Background and Organization
  • Planning, Programming, and Budgeting
  • Sustainability
  • The Design-Build Cycle
  • Facility Emergency Preparedness
  • Facility Security Management
  • Operations and Maintenance
  • Facility Management Practice

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.

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About The Authors

David G. Cotts, PE, CFM (Alexandria, VA) is a former president of the International Facility Management Association.

Kathy O. Roper, CFM, LEED AP (Atlanta, GA) is Associate Professor of Integrated Facility Management at Georgia Institute of Technology, College of Architecture.

Richard P. Payant, CFM, CPE (Washington, DC) is Director of Facilities Management, GeorgetownUniversity.

Reviews

"A comprehensive primer on the subject."
– Food Management

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