Development of a Model Linking Physical Asset Management to Sustainability Performance: An Empirical Research
AbstractThis article is aimed at exploring the relationship between physical asset management (PAM) practices and sustainability performance. A framework of interrelated constructs was developed based on the existing literature and consequently tested through empirical study. Survey data were collected from organizations operating in six European countries (i.e., Greece, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, and Turkey) and analyzed using Partial Least Squares Path Modeling (PLS-PM). The results offer support for the proposed hypotheses, showing that PAM practices positively influence the sustainability performance outcomes, namely economic, environmental, and employee-related social performance. Overall, this study demonstrates that a PAM framework can be conceptualized by four sub-constructs, namely physical asset risk management, physical asset performance assessment, physical asset lifecycle management, and physical asset policy and strategy. Finally, this study brings to light some theoretical and managerial implications as well as directions for future research. The findings of the study underscore PAM areas in which managers should focus on in order to optimize costs, performance, and risk exposures concerning the physical assets, and therefore enhance sustainability performance. View Full-Text
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Maletič, D.; Maletič, M.; Al-Najjar, B.; Gomišček, B. Development of a Model Linking Physical Asset Management to Sustainability Performance: An Empirical Research. Sustainability 2018, 10, 4759.
Maletič D, Maletič M, Al-Najjar B, Gomišček B. Development of a Model Linking Physical Asset Management to Sustainability Performance: An Empirical Research. Sustainability. 2018; 10(12):4759.Chicago/Turabian Style
Maletič, Damjan; Maletič, Matjaž; Al-Najjar, Basim; Gomišček, Boštjan. 2018. "Development of a Model Linking Physical Asset Management to Sustainability Performance: An Empirical Research." Sustainability 10, no. 12: 4759.
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