What is FM?

The definition of Facilities Management is always evolving and many people and Organisations have different views. Your feedback and thoughts on the definitions below would be appreciated.

The SAFMA definition of Facilities Management is “Facilities Management is an enabler of sustainable enterprise performance through the whole life management of productive workplaces and effective business support services.

The ISO 41001:208 definition is: “Facility management (FM) integrates multiple disciplines in order to have an influence on the efficiency and productivity of economies of societies, communities and organisations, as well as the manner in which individuals interact with the built environment. FM affects the health, well-being and quality of life of much off the world’s societies and population through the services it manages and delivers.”

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Click here to download a detailed description of Facilities Management as set out by various different Facilities Management Organisations internationally.