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The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) has announced the death of its first president and one of its original founders, George Graves, IFMA Fellow.
Whining, pouting, and temper tantrums are no longer confined to elementary school playgrounds or reality TV show reunions: Such adolescent behavior is also prevalent in today's workplace, according to a new CareerBuilder survey..
As facility executives' responsibilities evolve and expand, communication is but one skill that should be honed.
The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) recently introduced its 2015-16 board of directors and member-elected executive committee members.
Urban Green Council has announced the winners of its 5th annual EBie Awards™, a juried competition that celebrates the innovators behind significant improvements to building efficiency.
Over the next 15 years, a high proportion of seasoned members of the facility management profession will be leaving the workforce as they reach retirement age.
Is there a place in your facility that you thoroughly appreciate, enjoy, and are altogether proud of? For better or worse, facility managers get to know every square inch of the facilities they oversee.
This first in the series is from the winner of the 2013 Award, J.B. Messer, director of facilities management at Oklahoma City Community College.
TFM's 2014 Facility Executive of the Year Award competition is in full swing. This annual event honors an individual for his or her work on a recently completed construction project, and the value they bring to their organizations on a daily basis.
The course takes the approach of building a comprehensive environmental health and safety (EHS) program from the bottom up. The focus is on enhancing EHS management skills to ensure effective implementation of the program. The management strategies emphasized, when applied, can minimize the risks and liability inherent in operating buildings and the equipment in them.
Building Information Modeling can help facility managers stay up to date.
Occupational safety programs are key to maintaining a healthy and productive workforce, even in a down economy.
Guest Columnist Bill Garland recommends facility managers look beyond face value when partnering with outside firms.
Guided self assessments are tools to supplement professionally administered data collection.
Reducing the waste in food service facilities presents both economic and environmental benefits.
In part two of this commissioning feature, find out how savings can come from systems and equipment optimization.
In this final piece in the series, Columnist Krall looks at how recycling programs at large facilities can have big benefits.