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postgraduate thesis: The role of housing managers in sustainable development of residential properties

TitleThe role of housing managers in sustainable development of residential properties
Authors
Issue Date2013
PublisherThe University of Hong Kong (Pokfulam, Hong Kong)
Citation
Chan, C. [陳志健]. (2013). The role of housing managers in sustainable development of residential properties. (Thesis). University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.5353/th_b5118434
AbstractSince the formal announcement of the guiding principles of sustainable development in the 1999 Policy Address, sustainable development has become a hot topic in various industries. Housing management is one of the fields that sustainable development principles could be taken place. It was believed that the diversified job natures of housing management give potential opportunities to enhance sustainable development. The aim of the project is to find absent the potential roles of housing manger in contributing the sustainable development. Before applying the concept of sustainable development into housing management, in order to study the rationale behind this concept, the emerge of this idea and its historical development would be discussed. While the functions of housing manager were differentiated in different countries and different properties, the fundamental job function would be discovered, followed by the evolution of change till the modern century. To investigate the prospective relationships between the living environment and sustainable development, residential property was chosen as the scope of this study. Six residential apartments with different scales and different management structures were selected for case studies. It was found that there are numbers of opportunities for housing manager to enhance the sustainable development in the housing estates, while most of these opportunities were related to the job functions of housing manager. The study found that housing manager could be a good facilitator to integrate the effort of all stakeholders in constructing a sustainable living community.
DegreeMaster of Housing Management
SubjectResidential real estate - Management
Residential real estate - Environmental aspects
Dept/ProgramHousing Management
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/194916

 

DC FieldValueLanguage
dc.contributor.authorChan, Chi-kin-
dc.contributor.author陳志健-
dc.date.accessioned2014-02-20T23:11:09Z-
dc.date.available2014-02-20T23:11:09Z-
dc.date.issued2013-
dc.identifier.citationChan, C. [陳志健]. (2013). The role of housing managers in sustainable development of residential properties. (Thesis). University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.5353/th_b5118434-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/194916-
dc.description.abstractSince the formal announcement of the guiding principles of sustainable development in the 1999 Policy Address, sustainable development has become a hot topic in various industries. Housing management is one of the fields that sustainable development principles could be taken place. It was believed that the diversified job natures of housing management give potential opportunities to enhance sustainable development. The aim of the project is to find absent the potential roles of housing manger in contributing the sustainable development. Before applying the concept of sustainable development into housing management, in order to study the rationale behind this concept, the emerge of this idea and its historical development would be discussed. While the functions of housing manager were differentiated in different countries and different properties, the fundamental job function would be discovered, followed by the evolution of change till the modern century. To investigate the prospective relationships between the living environment and sustainable development, residential property was chosen as the scope of this study. Six residential apartments with different scales and different management structures were selected for case studies. It was found that there are numbers of opportunities for housing manager to enhance the sustainable development in the housing estates, while most of these opportunities were related to the job functions of housing manager. The study found that housing manager could be a good facilitator to integrate the effort of all stakeholders in constructing a sustainable living community.-
dc.languageeng-
dc.publisherThe University of Hong Kong (Pokfulam, Hong Kong)-
dc.relation.ispartofHKU Theses Online (HKUTO)-
dc.rightsThe author retains all proprietary rights, (such as patent rights) and the right to use in future works.-
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.subject.lcshResidential real estate - Management-
dc.subject.lcshResidential real estate - Environmental aspects-
dc.titleThe role of housing managers in sustainable development of residential properties-
dc.typePG_Thesis-
dc.identifier.hkulb5118434-
dc.description.thesisnameMaster of Housing Management-
dc.description.thesislevelMaster-
dc.description.thesisdisciplineHousing Management-
dc.description.naturepublished_or_final_version-
dc.identifier.doi10.5353/th_b5118434-
dc.date.hkucongregation2013-

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