Unlike many other departments, facilities and buildings management professionals are embedded in a range of organizational changes. Office moves, mergers and acquisitions, a bump in hiring or even internal restructuring all require their unique perspective.
These types of internal changes can be challenging to navigate. Employees may resist embracing certain aspects fully. It is the responsibility of FM professionals to develop a diverse skill set that enables them to not only see changes from multiple perspectives, but successfully implement transformations that resonate with everyone.
Specifically, FMs must embody not only the qualities of a star buildings leader, but also of a business leader (strategist), IT manager (data geek) and marketer (communicator) to sustain change within an organization… Read More