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PERSPECTIVES

  • Tech flexDigital technology enables greater flexibility, says James Bradley.
  • Searching for clarityTim Oldman looks at employee experience data during the initial lockdown period.
  • Encourage personal growthFM could be more impactful as an industry if organisations prioritised structured personal growth, Shumon Choudhury opines.

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Think Tank: How will FM construct the 'new normal' workplace?

The government’s Covid-19 Secure guidelines state that employers should redesign workspaces to keep two-metre distances between people, by staggering start times, creating one-way walk-throughs and using more entrances and exits.

What will they mean for FMs, workplace design and for occupants? And what does it mean for FM teams to send frontline staff back to work while managers and leaders work from home? 

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  • Made to measureAerospace and automotive organisations using trailblazing advanced manufacturing processes need flexibility to scale up and down production as required and a facilities...

FEATURES

  • Made to measureAerospace and automotive organisations using trailblazing advanced manufacturing processes need flexibility to scale up and down production as required and a facilities management function that can similarly flex with them. Bradford Keen explores the vital role FM plays in this high-tech market.
  • Playing for attentionFrom happy/unhappy buttons in washrooms to apps rating service quality and tracking performance, employees and end users are more empowered than ever before to influence FM's response to their input. Bradford Keen finds out how this feedback is being used to gamify monitoring and reporting of facilities services.
  • Another levelThe introduction of gamification techniques into training for workplace and facilities managers is triggered by students' changing relationship with the internet; the utility of their smartphones; and their desire for personalised, on-demand learning to an ever more granular degree. Martin Read reports
  • Gamification: know your target group and keep it simplePauliina Tuomi, a postdoctoral researcher at the Tampere University, Pori Unit in Finland, shares findings from her research into the gamification of facilities management jobs specifically cleaning and maintenance.