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Emergent trend of Malaysian construction industry : the rise of facilities management

Mohd. Kamin, Norazlina (2007) Emergent trend of Malaysian construction industry : the rise of facilities management. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Civil Engineering.



Facility management is an upcoming trend in Malaysian construction industry. It is all about improving the operational quality, adding value to organisation and minimising the exposure to risk. It creates business opportunities, improve business relation but most of all it generates significant business returns. This research provides essential concept on the application of facility management (FM) in general and specific emphasis on construction per se. It reveals substantial opportunities embodied by FM through developing myriad of business services which is an emerging trend in Malaysian construction industry. The level of knowledge and awareness of construction industry players and the opportunities, all pertaining to FM are analysed to ensure that it enables the expansion of FM in the industry as well as its resistance or barriers. This research reveals that strategic decisions of an organisation substantiate changes either in market development, penetration or diversification to FM depending on the organisation, can enhance competitive advantages quality, add value and improve business relationships amongst its stakeholders. This research indefinitely provides an insight on the application and the opportunities of FM through its interface in the construction industry by acquiring appropriate strategic actions.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Master of Science (Construction Management)) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2007; Supervisor : Dr. Arham bin Abdullah
Uncontrolled Keywords:construction industry, facilities management, stakeholders
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions:Civil Engineering
ID Code:6653
Deposited By: Narimah Nawil
Deposited On:21 Oct 2008 03:28
Last Modified:26 Aug 2018 04:49

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