Basim Al-Najjar

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In the globalisation spirit, one of the major objectives of companies is how to reduce the production losses cost-effectively for continuously enhancement of competitiveness and profitability. However, this area has been neglected by scientists and not given the attention justified considering its obvious link to company profitability. To fill this gap,(More)
Mapping the technical and financial effectiveness of a production is crucial for making cost-effective maintenance decisions. But, a successful mapping cannot be achieved without a well-structured database including all relevant data required for this task. The problem addressed in this paper is how to identify the relevant variables and performance(More)
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to examine the role of maintenance in improving company’s competitiveness and profitability. In the first part the paper aims to discuss the potential improvement areas from the company perspective. Second part of the paper examines maintenance impact on company’s business. Design/methodology/approach – An empirical case(More)
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