The Impact of TPM Activities on the Business Performance of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises

TPM활동이 중소기업의 경영성과에 미치는 영향

  • Lee, Jae-Sik (Dept. of Business Administration, Soong Eui Women's College)
  • 이재식 (숭의여자대학교 경영학과)
  • Received : 2011.11.09
  • Accepted : 2011.12.23
  • Published : 2011.12.31

Abstract

Purposes of this paper are to find out the implementation strategy of TPM activities for SMEs through the analysis which examine the relationship between key activity factors and business performance. TPM activity has been playing a important role to strengthen the competitive power of the enterprises through the optimization of equipment management and maintenance. This study has been conducted using the data collected from 124 SMEs propelling TPM activity. By analyses of the questionnaires, empirical results shows that TPM activities has positive effect on business performance. The contribution of this study is that it provides a conceptual framework and empirical evidence of the causal relationship between key activity factors and business performance. The result of this study can be used for selection of the performance measurement indicators for target achievement in TPM activity. And it will contribute for objectivity of activity performance in case of displaying measurement indicator showing the performance of TPM activity.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 숭의여자대학교