Question Of The Week Articles

On Mondays, FacilityBlog will feature one question posed by a facility management professional to Facility Executive’s resident expert and guru, Kevin Folsom. While a link to this response from the magazine is included, the goal of this exercise is to initiate additional discussion and feedback from members within the facility management community.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What To Do When Moving In

Where can I find resources, tools, and tips for opening a new commercial office... [...]

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Taking The Pulse Of The Profession

What is the current health of—and forecast for—the facility management... [...]

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Facility Management Nuances

Are there basic differences in service requirements for facilities management based on urban vs. suburban demands? Corporate vs. manufacturing... [...]

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Space Heaters

How should a Los Angeles-based facility deal with space heaters when safety inspectors... [...]

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Tracking Employees

What is the best way to track the quantity of employees in each building and on each floor in an environment of partial hot desking, and where cell phones, VPN phones, and wireless technology are... [...]

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Getting Motivated!

What motivational quote have you used to get your team ready to face facilities management... [...]

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Elevating FM

What can facilities management in house staff members do in order to raise awareness among... [...]

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Incentives For Results

What are the pros and cons of incentives on... [...]

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Lean Cleaning

Is it feasible to apply lean practices to cleaning and maintenance in... [...]

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Contract Consolidation

When considering outsourcing, how do you determine which contractors can—or SHOULD—be consolidated (if... [...]