The Link Between Asset Risk Management and Maintenance Performance: A Study of Industrial Manufacturing Companies

Damjan Maletič, Hana Pačaiová, Anna Nagyová, Matjaž Maletič


Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine risk management practices and their impact on performance. Specifically, the study aimed to examine risk management practices as part of physical asset management and their impact on maintenance management and its performance.

Methodology/Approach: The empirical data were obtained from 76 manufacturing companies. Partial Least Squares Path Modeling (PLS-PM) was applied to evaluate the measurement and structural model.

Findings: The results emphasized the importance of integrating risk management practices into asset management processes in order to improve performance outcomes.

Research Limitation/Implication: This study contributes to a better understanding of how companies could achieve higher performance results by implementing risk management practices. The results of this study can help managers identify key asset risk management practices. Despite the important implications that can be derived from this study, further research that would extend the model to include additional performance measures and/or asset management dimensions would be of great importance.

Originality/Value of paper: By analyzing the interrelationships between asset risk management practices and their direct and indirect effects on maintenance performance, the study provides important insights for the development of strategies to promote the novel and important discipline of asset management.


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Damjan Maletič
Hana Pačaiová
Anna Nagyová (Primary Contact)
Matjaž Maletič
Maletič, D., Pačaiová, H., Nagyová, A., & Maletič, M. (2020). The Link Between Asset Risk Management and Maintenance Performance: A Study of Industrial Manufacturing Companies. Quality Innovation Prosperity, 24(3), 50–69.

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