Development of Maintenance Culture Model in Malaysian Local Authorities


  • Suwaibatul Islamiah Abdullah Sani 1Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA Perak Branch, Seri Iskandar Campus, Perak, Malaysia
  • Nurhayati Khair Building and Property Management, Faculty of Accountancy and Management, Universit Tunku Abdul Rahman, Sungai Long, Malaysia
  • Junainah Mohamad Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA Perak Branch, Seri Iskandar Campus, Perak, Malaysia



maintenance culture, measurement model, structural model


Infrastructure development is fundamental to the success of a country to achieve the status of the developed nation. However, the development made is deemed to be unsuccessful without a high culture of maintenance to maintain the existing infrastructure. Nevertheless, the effort is unworthy since the performance level for the maintenance of an immovable asset in Malaysia, especially those that belong to Local Authorities are still at an inadequate level. Local Authorities hold a large number of facilities that place demands on resources. The purpose of this research was carried to produce a structural model for developing of maintenance culture in Malaysian local authorities.

Keywords: maintenance culture; measurement model; structural model 

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How to Cite

Abdullah Sani, S. I., Khair, N., & Mohamad, J. (2018). Development of Maintenance Culture Model in Malaysian Local Authorities. Asian Journal of Behavioural Studies, 4(15), 39–50.