Company-wide integrated strategic maintenance - an empirical analysis
Journal article, 1999
This paper discusses the maintenance/production interface, and emphasises the importance of integration for
organisational design and strategic planning. Firms with various maintenance visions, goals and plans and companywide integration of maintenance are di¤erentiated. Data was gathered from 293 Swedish maintenance managers in
manufacturing Þrms. Analysis showed that integration and long-term planning of maintenance both a¤ect prevention,
quality improvement and manufacturing capabilities.