Improving Maintenance and Reliability Through Cultural Change

 
9780831132880: 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 organization’s 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
    • Explains in-depth the eight elements of change and how they relate to cultural change.
    • Discusses cultural change with a reliability focus.
    • Presents the subject in a way that middle managers will be able to understand and apply.
    • Includes a PowerPoint presentation with audio on the enclosed CD-ROM, together with a web survey model, the Web of Organizational Change.

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Steve Thomas has more than 35 years of experience working in the petrochemical industry. During this time, through personal involvement at all levels of the work process, he has gained extensive experience in all phases of strategic development and implementation of organizational change. Together with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering (Drexel University) and two M.S. degrees in Systems Engineering and Organizational Dynamics (University of Pennsylvania), this experience has enabled Thomas to add significant value to the many projects he has worked on. He is currently engaged in a work effort to successfully transform an organization from a reactive to a reliability-based maintenance environment. In addition, he has served on many industry-related committees.

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