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Implementing total productive maintenance in Nigerian manufacturing industries

By Mark C. Eti, S. O. T. Ogaji and S. D. Probert

Abstract

Remarkable improvements have occurred recently in the maintenance management of physical assets and productive systems, so that less wastages of energy and resources occur. The requirement for optimal preventive maintenance using, for instance, justin-time (JIT) and total quality-management (TQM) techniques has given rise to whathas been called the total productive-maintenance (TPM) approach. This study explores the ways in which Nigerian manufacturing industries can implement TPM as a strategy and culture for improving its performance and suggests self-auditing and bench-marking as desirable prerequisites before TPM implementation

Publisher: Elsevier
Year: 2004
DOI identifier: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2004.01.007
OAI identifier: oai:dspace.lib.cranfield.ac.uk:1826/759
Provided by: Cranfield CERES
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