Sustainable infrastructure assets: capability for infrastructure capacity management

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Too, Eric, Betts, Martin and Kumar, Arun. 2011. "Sustainable infrastructure assets: capability for infrastructure capacity management." Green technologies: concepts, methodologies, tools and applications, vol. 2. Hershey, PA. United States . IGI Global. pp. 1034-1043
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Sustainable infrastructure assets: capability for infrastructure capacity management

Book Chapter CategoryEdited book (chapter)
ERA Publisher ID2177
Book TitleGreen technologies: concepts, methodologies, tools and applications, vol. 2
AuthorsToo, Eric (Author), Betts, Martin (Author) and Kumar, Arun (Author)
Page Range1034-1043
Chapter Number4.25
Number of Pages10
Year2011
PublisherIGI Global
Place of PublicationHershey, PA. United States
ISBN9781609604721
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-60960-472-1.ch425
Web Address (URL)http://www.igi-global.com/book/green-technologies-concepts-methodologies-tools/46015#author-editor-biography
Abstract

Building for a sustainable environment requires sustainable infrastructure assets. Infrastructure capacity management is the process of ensuring optimal provision of such infrastructure assets. Effectiveness in this process will enable the infrastructure asset owners and its stakeholders to receive full value on their investment. Business research has shown that an organisation can only achieve business value when it has the right capabilities. This paradigm can also be applied to infrastructure capacity management. With limited access to resources, the challenge for infrastructure organisations is to identify and develop core capabilities to enable infrastructure capacity management. This chapter explores the concept of capability and identifies the core capability needed in infrastructure capacity management. Through a case study of the Port of Brisbane, this chapter shows that infrastructure organisations must develop their intelligence gathering capability to effectively manage the capacity of their infrastructure assets.

Keywordsasset management; infrastructure; sustainability; strategies
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020400508. Infrastructure engineering and asset management
350709. Organisation and management theory
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Byline AffiliationsQueensland University of Technology
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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