Journal article

Influence of Chinese geomancy on facilities operations and maintenance (FOM)

Sui Pheng Low, Shang Gao, Jun Kai Ang

Facilities | EMERALD GROUP PUBLISHING LTD | Published : 2018

Abstract

Purpose: There have recently been an increasing number of scientific studies exploring the effectiveness of practising Chinese geomancy or feng shui in the built environment. However, these are rather generic studies focusing mainly on urban planning, architecture and interior design. The impetus for this present research stems from the lack of understanding relating to the practice of feng shui in Facilities Management (FM). Bridging these two disciplines, this study examines the relevance of and relationship between feng shui and FM principles. Design/methodology/approach: A questionnaire survey was conducted, the results of which affirm the validity of the assimilated relationships betwee..

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