What is the value of the products offered for free? How much are they worth for the ones getting them? And how much do they cost for the ones giving them?
Everyone offers free things during their lifetime. One example is taking care of the family and offering them affection and attention without asking anything in exchange. Another example is represented by the society’s humanitarian actions destined to help the less fortunate. Probably not too many of us think of these gestures as “free”, but this is one of their main characteristics. The reason is obvious: society provides free care due to love and compassion.
The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) has beed operating since 1980 and it is currently present in 94 countries, where it provides educational programs and conferences. IFMA also conducts research programs to strengthen the knowledge and skills of facility management professionals.
Having a strategy in today’s competitive market can dictate the success of a business. Many companies have a business model, which may differ from one company to another. Porter’s business model is used by strategy consultants in order to study the threats and advantages a company has in its respective industry.
Individual responsibility comes together with an organizational culture that is based on values such as reliability, transparency and autonomy. These values imply open mindedness and open communication with employees, trusting them that they will successfully manage and finalize their projects without the need for constant monitoring and control from the management’s side.