A literature review on maintenance priority - conceptual framework and directions
Department of Real Estate, Faculty of Geoinformation and Real Estate, University Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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Proper maintenance prioritization enables organization to ensure their maintenance performance remains in the acceptable level. This paper aims to examine the relevant literature related to maintenance priority. Based on this paper, a conceptual framework and future research directions are presented. A database of 184 publications published during 1990 to 2015 was reviewed for the purpose of this paper. The literature review presented the factors used in maintenance priority, methods for priority setting, and the trend of maintenance priority. A discussion was carried out on the maintenance priority based on organisation goal and balancing maintenance priority. Based on this literature review, a conceptual framework, which presents the facets of factors and methods considered in maintenance priority setting is offered. The understanding of factors and methods considered in maintenance priority setting can aid maintenance managers in maintenance planning and ensure maintenance performance of the assets remains compliant with the needs of the organization.
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