Analysing fourteen graphical representations of corporate real estate alignment models
Christopher Heywood, Monique Arkesteijn
JOURNAL OF CORPORATE REAL ESTATE | EMERALD GROUP PUBLISHING LTD | Published : 2018
Purpose: This paper aims to report an analysis of the graphical representations of 14 corporate real estate (CRE) models. It does this to establish the systematic, metatheoretical requirements for modelling CRE alignment which to date have been disguised in a multitude of models. Design/methodology/approach: This meta study of CRE alignment models used a qualitative hermeneutic method to inductively develop understanding of the models’ constituent parts. Several iterations of graphical and textual analysis were required to do this. Further deductive analysis sought to understand the individual models relative to this new understanding. Findings: The analysis showed that a total of 12 compone..View full abstract
The authors acknowledge initial project funding from a University of Melbourne, Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning Early Career Research grant and Monique Arkesteijn' colleagues (Prof Ir. Hans de Jonge and Dr Ir. Alexander Koutamanis) who read and commented on early drafts. They also acknowledge the reviewers' contribution from the paper's earlier drafts. Both authors note that they have contributed equally to its development.