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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Outsourcing Ups And Downs

Written by Heidi Schwartz. Posted in Facility Management, Question Of The Week

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Published on August 29, 2011 with No Comments

Q. What are the pros and cons of outsourcing facilities management (FM)? What jobs or skills should not be outsourced and why?

Carolyn Bowler
Lockheed Martin
Manassas, VA

This question was originally published in the June 2007 issue of Today’s Facility Manager. Read Elledge’s response here. Share your feedback and suggestions in the LEAVE A COMMENT section below.

About Heidi Schwartz

Heidi Schwartz

Schwartz joined Group C Media in April 1989 as managing editor of Today's Facility Manager (TFM) magazine (formerly Business Interiors) where she was subsequently promoted to editor/co-publisher of the monthly trade magazine for facility management professionals. In September 2012, she took over the newly created position of internet director for TFM's parent company, Group C Media, where she is charged with developing content and creating online strategies for TFM and its sister publication, Business Facilities. Schwartz can be reached at

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