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"The Make-or-Buy Decision: The Organization of U.S. Campus Plant Operations"
Author: Getz, Malcolm, Jon M. Gullette, Diane E. Kilpatrick, and John J. Siegfried
Published In: Contracting for Facilities Services [Critical Issues in Facilities Management #9]
Date: 1994

By analyzing the results of a survey on the provision of college and university auxiliary services, determined what arragnements institutions used to provide specific services and what institutional arrangements, if any, are related to those arrangements.  Presents findings, identifying the administrative area responsible for plant services, the frequency of collective-bargaining agreements covering various facilities employees, and the propensity to self-operate various plant operations services.  Includes tables.  Appendices include sources of unions and pointers on contracting and self-operation.

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