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Innovation in facilities maintenance management

Pitt, M. and Goyal, S. and Sapri, M. (2006) Innovation in facilities maintenance management. Building Services Engineering Research and Technology, 27 (2). pp. 153-164. ISSN 0143-6244

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1191/0143624406bt153oa

Abstract

This paper highlights the function and the implications of a strategic maintenance management system in relation to building maintenance performance. The paper examines the technical and management functions in building maintenance and highlights the issues of quality management, contract management, resourcing strategy and the innovation processes required in the organizational drive towards effective and efficient maintenance management systems. The paper concludes that innovative solutions to maintenance issues are essential for continued efficiency and are brought about through the creation of an environment in which creativity is able to thrive.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:facilities, building maintenance, contract management, facilities maintenance management, innovation processes, quality management, strategic maintenance management system, research and development management
Divisions:Civil Engineering
ID Code:9162
Deposited By: Nurunnadiah Baharum
Deposited On:27 Jul 2009 03:27
Last Modified:27 Jul 2009 03:27

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