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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Can Facilities Managers Work Anywhere?

Written by Heidi Schwartz. Posted in Facility Management, FacilityBlog, Featured Post

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Published on August 27, 2012 with 1 Comment


This Question of the Week comes from the Facilities Management Professionals International Group on Linkedin.

Telework and hoteling are gaining popularity in the workplace, but how does it apply to those of us in the facility management profession? Is it feasible to “work from anywhere” for facility managers? What are the possibilities and risk factors?

A H M Sayef Hossain
Infrastructure & Facility Assistant Manager
Banglalink, A VimpelCom Company
Asia & Africa Business Unit
Bangladesh

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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 schwartz@groupc.com.

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  1. With the advent of technology, facilities managers supported by a network providing on site information definitely, can be feasible to work from anywhere for a period of time outside of inspections or special problems.

    The risk factors are physical damage due to emergencies or disaster, time related
    risks and breakdown in communication. Risks identified can be minimized making way for a number of possibilities..

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