Capability model to improve infrastructure asset performance

Too, Eric G. (2012) Capability model to improve infrastructure asset performance. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 138 (7). pp. 885-896. ISSN 0733-9364

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Abstract

Infrastructure organizations are operating in an increasingly challenging business environment as a result of globalization, privatization, and deregulation. In an external business environment that is constantly changing, the extant literature on strategic management advocates the need to focus on factors internal to organizations such as resources and capabilities to sustain their performance. Specifically, they need to develop dynamic capabilities to survive and prosper under conditions of change. The aim of this paper is to explore the dynamic capabilities needed in the management of transport infrastructure assets by using a multiple case study research strategy. It identifies five dynamic capabilities–stakeholder connectivity, cross-functional, relational, technology absorptive, and integrated information capability–as being central to strategic infrastructure asset management. The findings culminate in the development of a capability model to improve the performance of infrastructure assets in an increasingly dynamic business environment


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Accepted Version deposited in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher (ASCE).
Depositing User: Dr Eric Too
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business and Law - School of Management and Marketing
Date Deposited: 13 Sep 2012 11:45
Last Modified: 22 Aug 2014 05:39
Uncontrolled Keywords: infrastructure assets; management; strategic; dynamic capabilities
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 09 Engineering > 0905 Civil Engineering > 090505 Infrastructure Engineering and Asset Management
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150312 Organisational Planning and Management
12 Built Environment and Design > 1202 Building > 120201 Building Construction Management and Project Planning
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): B Economic Development > 91 Economic Framework > 9104 Management and Productivity > 910402 Management
Identification Number or DOI: doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0000489
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/21544

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