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Journal of Corporate Real Estate
Emerald Article: Factors affecting the development of flexible workplace facilities Mohammad A. Hassanain

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To cite this document: Mohammad A. Hassanain, (2006),"Factors affecting the development of flexible workplace facilities", Journal of Corporate Real Estate, Vol. 8 Iss: 4 pp. 213 - 220 Permanent link to this document: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/14630010610714880 Downloaded on: 24-11-2012 References: This document contains references to 16 other documents To copy this document: permissions@emeraldinsight.com This document has been downloaded 1370 times since 2006. *

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Factors affecting the development of flexible workplace facilities Mohammad A. Hassanain
King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia Abstract
Purpose – The aim of this paper is to identify the factors that influence the provision of sustainable and flexible office workplace in built-facilities, and further, classify these factors under several categories, where commonalities are shared. Design/methodology/approach – The author has analyzed the published literature for the purpose of reviewing the origin of office workplace design and the reasons that promoted the development of flexible workplace in office-based environments. A sum of 18 factors for facilitating the provision of the flexible workplace were identified. These factors were classified under four categories, including planning of the building, layout of the physical workplace, information technology networking, and building service systems. Findings – The survey of literature has revealed that there is no comprehensive overview of factors that designers, developers, investors, facility managers, and planners can use to provide sustainable and flexible workplace facilities, where flexibility relates to the concept of the physical layout and functional opportunities of the workspace. Based on a study of the literature, 18 factors for facilitating the provision of the flexible workplace have been identified. Originality/value – Designing a sustainable office work environment is as challenging a task today as ever. New ways of...
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