Information for Decision-making in In-house and Outsourced Real Estate Management Organisations

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Publication Article, peer reviewed scientific
Title Information for Decision-making in In-house and Outsourced Real Estate Management Organisations
Author Palm, Peter
Date 2016
English abstract
Abstract Purpose – The aim is to examine how the real estate owner (decisionmaker) ensures being able to make informed decisions and how they differs according to organisational form. Design/methodology/approach – This research is based on an interview study of nineteen firm representatives, six decisionmakers and thirteen management representatives, all from Swedish commercial real estate sector. Findings – The study conclude that, regardless of organisational setting, the industry have a plan regarding handling information. The decisionmakers have all secured themselves access to required/desired information. How this is done and what kind of information it is however differ if the real estate management is in-house or outsourced. Furthermore a clear focus on financial and contractual information is evident in both organisational settings. Research limitations/implications – The research in this paper is limited to Swedish commercial real estate sector Practical implications – The insight the paper provides regarding required information can shed light on how information systems are built and how to improve your information sharing. Originality/value – It provides an insight regarding how the industry, depending on organisation setting, prioritise different information and how the decisionmaker secures access to it. Keywords – Real Estate Management, Information, Decision making, Commercial Real Estate,
DOI https://doi.org/10.1108/F-05-2015-0034 (link to publisher's fulltext.)
Publisher Emerald Insight
Host/Issue Facilities;13/14
Volume 34
ISSN 0263-2772
Pages 891-905
Language eng (iso)
Subject Real Estate Mangement
Information sharing
Decision making
Commercial real estate
Sciences
Research Subject Categories::INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS
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