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Towards Systemic University Building Maintenance Initiatives

Olanrewaju, Abdul Lateef and Khamidi, M. Faris and Idrus, Arazi (2010) Towards Systemic University Building Maintenance Initiatives. In: MiCRA 2010 – Management in Construction Researchers Association 9th Annual Conference and Meeting, 1-2 Dec 2010, Shah Alam.

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Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to reports part of on ongoing research. Studies have investigated the maintenance management of university buildings in Malaysia; however, the studies have observed maintenance management procedures that are corrective and cost-driven. These are contributing to the spate of maintenance backlogs, unnecessary increase in maintenance costs and poor users’ satisfactions. The outcome of this research is to devise a prototype maintenance management model that can facilitate university institutions to carry out buildings maintenance management services that meet the expectations, needs and perceptions of the stakeholders with optimum use of resources. Although the research specifically focused on university buildings, many public and private sector organizations face similar maintenance management problems. Therefore, this research has broader applications.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects:T Technology > TH Building construction
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Departments / MOR / COE:Departments > Civil Engineering
ID Code:5413
Deposited By: AP Ir. Dr. Arazi Idrus
Deposited On:07 Apr 2011 09:30
Last Modified:19 Jan 2017 08:23

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