Journal article

Demystifying the short-distance relocation process: 5 cases from Finland

Peggie Rothe, Christopher Heywood

Journal of Corporate Real Estate | EMERALD GROUP PUBLISHING LTD | Published : 2015


Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to describe different short-distance relocation management approaches applied by organisations in Finland. Corporate short-distance relocation is a significant event in the course of an organisation’s lifetime. While these kinds of relocations happen frequently, they are an infrequent event from the perspective of a single organisation. Therefore, few organisations have experience and knowledge on relocation management, which can result in improvised ways of managing the process. Design/methodology/approach – The paper uses a multiple-case study approach where the relocation management of five organisations is assessed post-relocation. Different aspects..

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Funding Acknowledgements

The authors wish to acknowledge Tekes - The Finnish Funding Agency - for Technology and Innovation and the other sponsors of the Repbu-project for their support.