The Asian Journal of Technology Management (AJTM)
Vol 3, No 1 (2010)

Maintenance Management Performance – An Overview towards Evaluating Malaysian Palm Oil Mill

Baluch, Nazim (Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok Kedah, Malaysia)
Abdullah, Che Sobry Bin (Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok Kedah, Malaysia)
Mohtar, Shahimi Bin (Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok Kedah, Malaysia)

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Publish Date
20 Jun 2011


Deficient maintenance management can severely affect competitiveness of an organization byreducing throughput, increasing inventory, and leading to poor performance. Performancecannot be managed without measurement: it provides the required information to themanagement for effective decision making; and is used by industries to assess progressagainst set goals and objectives in a quantifiable way for effectiveness and efficiency. For thepalm oil mills to stay competitive, it is imperative that they elevate the maintenancemanagement role; from a cost center to the strategic partner in business. This paperhighlights how measuring maintenance performance helps us identify the factors causing poorperformance, and provides an opportunity to improve company’s profits.Key words: key performance indicators, lean, total productive maintenance

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Decision Sciences, Operations Research & Management


PURPOSE The Asian Journal of Technology management aims to promote interdisciplinary research regarding the special problems and opportunities related to technology management fields in Asia and its effects beyond. It publishes papers by worldwide scholars, practitioners, and those interested in ...