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New facilities management book focuses on strategy and leadership

Published by Julia Salerno, December 17, 2010.

The new facilities management resource, titled "Managing Facilities & Real Estate," by FM consultant and advisor, Michel Theriault, emphasizes strategy, management and leadership to leverage existing facility skills and knowledge. Already being used as a key reference for an FM course in the School of the Built Environment at John Moores University in Liverpool, this book is intended to help professionals at all levels further develop non-technical skills as they relate to facility management.

"Managing Facilities & Real Estate" includes 50 topics within the areas of leadership and management, strategy, communications, FM systems, procuring services, performance measurement, supplier management, and costs and productivity. This book delivers ideas and concepts that can be used right away to improve efficiency, enhance services and reduce costs and includes checklists and tools you can use to improve results.

For more information on how to purchase "Managing Facilities & Real Estate" or to preview the book, visit

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