Is office accommodation just a space with a roof where people work from nine to five, or is accommodation a means that can contribute to the business strategy? The latter can certainly be the case, but then a number of business perspectives must be taken into account.
Accommodation can be compared to a rainbow spectrum. The seven colours of the rainbow are always present in white light. However, the spectrum is only visible through the refraction of light at different angles. For example, you can only see the contribution that accommodation can make to the business strategy if you look at the accommodation assignment from a business perspective.
Seven business approaches to contribute to a corporate strategy with accommodation. This puts the facility company or corporate real estate department one step ahead of organisational changes.
A rainbow is more than the sum of seven colours. Accommodation is more than the sum of location, square meters, quality and costs. The seven business perspectives show how accommodation can contribute to the business strategy and how to stay one step ahead.
- Be distinctive.
- From price to value.
- Image building.
- Integrate instead of coordinate.
- Team building.
- Meet and collaborate.
Read more in the Dutch article ‘Creëer waarde met uw huisvesting’ published in the Fakto Magazine. (Nov. 2010 Facto Magazine – Author: René P.M. Stevens MSc Arch/MBA)
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