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‘Hospital Of The Future’ Report Urges Major Changes

‘Hospital Of The Future’ Report Urges Major Changes

Joint Commission report proposes principles, actions to guide future hospital...Read More...

One Out of Four Workers Have Encountered Employment Discrimination

One Out of Four Workers Have Encountered Employment Discrimination

More than one in four American adults – 27% – say they have encountered employment discrimination, and with unemployment rising and competition in the workplace increasing, it’s getting even tougher to get a job – or get ahead – in today’s market....Read More...

Emerging Property Market Downturn Accelerates Except in China

Emerging Property Market Downturn Accelerates Except in China

The property market in China is showing more resilience while India has been hard hit by the global economic...Read More...

Further Softening in U.S. Warehouse Market During Q3

Further Softening in U.S. Warehouse Market During Q3

This ongoing notable weakness suggests that the industrial real estate market will continue to be impacted by recessionary...Read More...

IFMA Names 2008 Awards of Excellence Winners

IFMA Names 2008 Awards of Excellence Winners

Nineteen awards handed out at concluding ceremony to 2008 World Workplace Conference and...Read More...

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: 10/16/08 Is National Boss Day (Unless You Work For A “Seagull Manager”)

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: 10/16/08 Is National Boss Day (Unless You Work For A “Seagull Manager”)

If you are unfortunate enough to be working for a seagull manager, perhaps a copy of this article should find its way onto his or her desk on National Boss’s...Read More...

IFMA Names 2008 Fellows

IFMA Names 2008 Fellows

The fellowship program was established in 1992 to recognize members dedicated to IFMA and the facility management...Read More...

New Report On Workplace Violence Focuses On Role Of Facility Managers

New Report On Workplace Violence Focuses On Role Of Facility Managers

The report was made possible through contributions donated in memory of W. David Beverly, the late husband of Linda Beverly, CAE, IFMA’s vice president of administration. A long-time engineer at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, David Beverly was killed on April 20, 2007, at Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX, by a contract engineer who shot him and held another coworker hostage before committing...Read More...

IFMA Announces New Floor Measurement Standard

IFMA Announces New Floor Measurement Standard

New standard eliminates overlaps with BOMA and IFMA....Read More...

Air Force Captain Achieves IFMA First

Air Force Captain Achieves IFMA First

Captain Walter L. Miller becomes first Air Force member to earn...Read More...