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Space management in Malaysian government property: A case study

By Yusdira Yusof, Chris Eves and Abdul Rahman Mohd Nasir

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Cost implications related to the physical resources such as land and building in organisation is significant. Management entity of government or private sectors has often ignored the importance and the contribution gained from the physical resources towards their organisation. This source is a precious asset that can generate income if properly managed. This paper aims to explore the current trends in space management internationally, both from the government and private sector perspectives. A case study is conducted to study the level of effectiveness of space management in one of the government institutions in Malaysia. The findings from the case study will be compared with the current international trend of space management. The study will enrich the current understanding of space management in government properties, as well as to compare the level of space management effectiveness of government properties in Malaysia with the international trends and proposed suggestions to improve current practices of space management of Malaysian government’s properties.\ud Keywords

Topics: 129900 OTHER BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN, asset management, space management, space management effectiveness, government property, Malaysia
Publisher: Pacific Rim Real Estate Society (PRRES)
Year: 2012
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.qut.edu.au:56674

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