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A framework for the engineering asset management system

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Abstract


  • The role of engineering asset management (AM) system as a controlling element within

    organizations is not well defined or understood. The purpose of this paper is to include the role of AM

    in the organizational strategy making, an issue that has not received sufficient attention. The focus of

    the paper is on how such role is maintained by the AM system activities, relationships and

    mechanisms over the asset-related activities of an organization.

    Design/methodology/approach – As an approach, a reference framework is required that allows

    research of this area. By combining a number of possible views of an organizational management

    system a comprehensive view can be established. A review of literature was used to establish a

    framework identifying the AM system as an integrated part of the organization’s management system.

    Findings – A framework is established that focuses on planning and controlling asset-related

    activities by involving a set of activities, relationships between these activities and feedback

    mechanisms. A system functional model is proposed integrating the established framework as part

    of the control of the enterprise system.

    Research limitations/implications – The framework and system functional model are established

    on a theoretical basis and practical experience requiring applicability to be proven by further research.

    Practical implications – Asset managers in capital intensive organizations can utilize the

    framework and the system functional model in order to study their AM system, its relationships and to

    consider how it may be improved.

Publication Date


  • 2013

Citation


  • El-Akruti, K. & Dwight, R. (2013). A framework for the engineering asset management system. Journal of Quality in Maintenance Engineering, 19 (4), 398-412.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84885092427

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2361&context=eispapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/eispapers/1352

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 14

Start Page


  • 398

End Page


  • 412

Volume


  • 19

Issue


  • 4

Place Of Publication


  • United Kingdom

Abstract


  • The role of engineering asset management (AM) system as a controlling element within

    organizations is not well defined or understood. The purpose of this paper is to include the role of AM

    in the organizational strategy making, an issue that has not received sufficient attention. The focus of

    the paper is on how such role is maintained by the AM system activities, relationships and

    mechanisms over the asset-related activities of an organization.

    Design/methodology/approach – As an approach, a reference framework is required that allows

    research of this area. By combining a number of possible views of an organizational management

    system a comprehensive view can be established. A review of literature was used to establish a

    framework identifying the AM system as an integrated part of the organization’s management system.

    Findings – A framework is established that focuses on planning and controlling asset-related

    activities by involving a set of activities, relationships between these activities and feedback

    mechanisms. A system functional model is proposed integrating the established framework as part

    of the control of the enterprise system.

    Research limitations/implications – The framework and system functional model are established

    on a theoretical basis and practical experience requiring applicability to be proven by further research.

    Practical implications – Asset managers in capital intensive organizations can utilize the

    framework and the system functional model in order to study their AM system, its relationships and to

    consider how it may be improved.

Publication Date


  • 2013

Citation


  • El-Akruti, K. & Dwight, R. (2013). A framework for the engineering asset management system. Journal of Quality in Maintenance Engineering, 19 (4), 398-412.

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-84885092427

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2361&context=eispapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/eispapers/1352

Has Global Citation Frequency


Number Of Pages


  • 14

Start Page


  • 398

End Page


  • 412

Volume


  • 19

Issue


  • 4

Place Of Publication


  • United Kingdom