Benchmarking of industrial park infrastructures in Germany

dc.contributor.authorFestel, Gunter
dc.contributor.authorWürmseher, Martin
dc.date.accessioned2017-10-26T12:13:39Z
dc.date.available2017-10-26T12:13:39Z
dc.date.issued2014
dc.descriptionDieser Beitrag ist mit Zustimmung des Rechteinhabers aufgrund einer (DFG geförderten) Allianz- bzw. Nationallizenz frei zugänglich.de
dc.descriptionThis publication is with permission of the rights owner freely accessible due to an Alliance licence and a national licence (funded by the DFG, German Research Foundation) respectively.en
dc.description.abstractPurpose: The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the operational performance of industrial park infrastructures in Germany to find first indications for cost saving potentials. Design/methodology/approach: Between 2006 and 2007, six chemical parks and chemical related industrial parks in Germany participated in a benchmarking study with focus on operation and maintenance of buildings, communication infrastructures and traffic infrastructures. Based on data analysis in combination with workshops, numerous key performance indicators were defined and calculated. Findings: To compare the different complexities of the analysed infrastructures, the most important key performance indicators were adjusted using correction factors defined and verified during the workshops. This made a discussion based on comparable and comprehensible figures possible which increased the acceptance and applicability of the benchmarking methodology. The benchmarking results showed large differences in performance levels, indicating that there are significant cost saving potentials in some industrial parks. Research limitations/implications: The comparability may remain limited due to the partly insufficient availability of data from the participants. Other limitations are due to the small number of investigated industrial parks and the focus of the benchmarking study on Germany. Originality/value: The developed benchmark and best practice methodology is well suited to evaluate best practice in the field of industrial park infrastructures. It is important for industrial parks to understand the individual performance level and to adapt best practice in all areas. Keywords Performance measurement, Benchmarking, Maintenance, Industrial parks, Chemical parks, Industrial areasen
dc.identifier.issn1463-5771
dc.identifier.urihttps://depositonce.tu-berlin.de//handle/11303/7036
dc.identifier.urihttp://dx.doi.org/10.14279/depositonce-6357
dc.language.isoen
dc.rights.urihttp://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/
dc.subject.ddc600 Technik, Technologie
dc.subject.otherperformance measurementen
dc.subject.otherbenchmarkingen
dc.subject.othermaintenanceen
dc.subject.otherindustrial parksen
dc.subject.otherchemical parksen
dc.subject.otherindustrial areasen
dc.titleBenchmarking of industrial park infrastructures in Germanyen
dc.typeArticle
dc.type.versionpublishedVersion
dcterms.bibliographicCitation.doi10.1108/bij-01-2013-0015
dcterms.bibliographicCitation.issue6
dcterms.bibliographicCitation.journaltitleBenchmarking: an international journalen
dcterms.bibliographicCitation.originalpublishernameEmerald
dcterms.bibliographicCitation.originalpublisherplaceBingley
dcterms.bibliographicCitation.pageend883
dcterms.bibliographicCitation.pagestart854
dcterms.bibliographicCitation.volume21
tub.accessrights.dnbdomain
tub.affiliationFak. 7 Wirtschaft und Managementde
tub.affiliation.facultyFak. 7 Wirtschaft und Managementde
tub.publisher.universityorinstitutionTechnische Universität Berlin
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