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Preview of preventive maintenance practices and teamwork initiative in workplace


Mad Lazim, Halim and Lamsali, Hendrik and Salleh, Mohamed Najib (2016) Preview of preventive maintenance practices and teamwork initiative in workplace. The Social Sciences, 11 (11). pp. 2871-2876. ISSN 1818-5800

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Abstract

The aim of this research is to present the findings from a case study conducted on the role of teamwork towards maintenance performance in a Malaysian manufacturing plant.However, the company lack of strategy in implementing maintenance initiatives affected its performance in terms of quality problems and escalating cost.Preventive maintenance helps to reduce the rate of equipment failure and to enhance equipment life.Preventive maintenance impacts on quality, safety, cost, capacity and environment.The study was conducted to identify role of teamwork toward maintenance performance in a manufacturing company.The data was gathered from interviews conducted on a few key personnel of the company.The role of teamwork influenced the maintenance performance of the company.The main contribution of the study is an understanding of the role of teamwork toward maintenance performance.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: preventive maintenance, role of teamwork, maintenance performance, implementing maintenance contribution
Subjects: T Technology > TS Manufactures
Divisions: School of Technology Management & Logistics
Depositing User: Dr. Halim Mad Lazim
Date Deposited: 22 Jan 2017 04:00
Last Modified: 22 Jan 2017 04:00
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/20710

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