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Ep. 38: Best Value Business Model for FMs | Dr. Dean Kashiwagi, IFMA Fellow

Ep. 38: Best Value Business Model for FMs | Dr. Dean Kashiwagi, IFMA Fellow

May 23, 2017


Dean T. Kashiwagi, PhD, P.E., IFMA Fellow, Fulbright Scholar is a professor at Arizona State University and the Director of the Performance Based Studies Research Group (PBSRG), a worldwide leader in improving facility and project performance and efficiency. Mike Petrusky asks Dr. Dean about the role of the facility manager in the future, automation in the workplace, and what makes a good leader. The importance of leveraging experts when managing projects in the built environment is an essential element of Dr. Dean's "best value approach" to procurement and he shares how simplifying processes leads to success. Mike shares the story of interviewing Dr. Dean's student, Jake Gunnoe, on Episode 11 of the podcast, and we find out whether or not Jake was paying attention in class!

Connect with Dr. Dean on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/deankashiwagi/

Learn more about the "Best Value Business Model" at PBSRG: http://pbsrg.com/

Register for "The Best Value Conference" - January 15-19, 2018 in Tempe, AZ: http://bestvalueconference.ksm-inc.com/

Hear Jake Gunnoe's interview on "The FM Innovator Podcast": http://kayrellconnections.com/episode11

Sign up to "Be an FM innovator!®" at http://kayrellconnections.com/

Find out how Kayrell can help you deliver your brand message: http://www.kayrell.com/


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