Managing the University Campus: Information to Support Real Estate Decisions

Journal Article
Alghamdi, N . 2014
Publication Work Type: 
Book Review
Tags: 
University campus, Campus management, Campus Strategy, Campus Operation
Issue Number: 
5
Volume Number: 
28
Pages: 
610-612
Publication Abstract: 

Managing the University Campus: Information to Support Real Estate Decisions is a conceptual and informative model to improve campus management. Den Heijer offers us crucial information and tools from operational to strategic level, which enables us to make effective decisions in the management of campuses. Her use of comparable data and account of practical methods is a culmination of over a decade of exploration and research on managing the campus.

The focus of the book is on the “physical” aspect of the management perspective. The book's intended audience is wide in scope. Not only does it benefit policy makers at a local level, but it also has a global appeal. The latter is because the university occupies a vital component in any city, since it is a key partner in the knowledge economy – as a producer of knowledge and knowledge workers (Wiewel and Parry 2008).