Improving Maintenance and Reliability Through Cultural Change

Improving Maintenance and Reliability Through Cultural Change

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This unique and innovative book explains how to improve your maintenance and reliability performance at the plant level by changing the organizations culture. It is specifically intended for middle managers in the manufacturing and process industries. This book demystifies the concept of organizational culture and links it with the eight elements of change: leadership, work process, structure, group learning, technology, communication, interrelationships, and rewards. If you want to break the cycle of failed improvement programs and instead use cultural change to help make significant and lasting improvements in plant performance, this book will show you how. Explains in-depth the eight elements of change and how they relate to cultural change. Discusses cultural change with a reliability focus. Includes a PowerPoint presentation with audio on the enclosed CD-ROM, together with a web survey model, the Web of Organizational Change.A difficult part of any work process change initiative is representing the new work flow in a way that can easily be ... Work Flow Diagram Figure 10-5 shows a simple work flow diagram in which each block represents a step in the process.

Title:Improving Maintenance and Reliability Through Cultural Change
Author:Stephen J. Thomas
Publisher:Industrial Press Inc. - 2005


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