Workbook for Improving Maintenance and Reliability Through Cultural Change

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Author Stephen J. Thomas delivers attention‐grabbing and persuasive arguments in the Workbook for Improving Maintenance and Reliability Through Cultural Change.  This valuable reference text is directed at middle managers in the manufacturing and process industries who desire the improvement of maintenance and reliability performance at the plant level.   This is a must read.

The change dynamic portrayed by Thomas is linked through eight clear elements: Leadership, Work process, Structure, Group learning, Technology, Communications, Inter‐relationships, Rewards.

The author effectively demonstrates how managers and companies can break the cycle of failed improvement programs by using cultural change for significant and lasting improvements in plant performance.

This book offers: exercises that provide an in‐depth understanding of the material as it relates to the specific circumstances of an organization; a logically organized layout so that the workbook chapters sync with and complement the corresponding chapters; the ability to work as an effective group‐learning tool for use with peers, employees and other managers; chapter summaries through definitions, charts, and lists; valuable forms that can be copied and used to work through the change process; numerous writing exercises, checklists and work activities, helping to clarify the issues that exist within an organization; an ongoing case study that simulates the change process.

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Author Stephen J. Thomas delivers attention‐grabbing and persuasive arguments in the Workbook for Improving Maintenance and Reliability Through Cultural Change.  This valuable reference text is directed at middle managers in the manufacturing and process industries who desire the improvement of maintenance and reliability performance at the plant level.   This is a must read.

The change dynamic portrayed by Thomas is linked through eight clear elements: Leadership, Work process, Structure, Group learning, Technology, Communications, Inter‐relationships, Rewards.

The author effectively demonstrates how managers and companies can break the cycle of failed improvement programs by using cultural change for significant and lasting improvements in plant performance.

This book offers: exercises that provide an in‐depth understanding of the material as it relates to the specific circumstances of an organization; a logically organized layout so that the workbook chapters sync with and complement the corresponding chapters; the ability to work as an effective group‐learning tool for use with peers, employees and other managers; chapter summaries through definitions, charts, and lists; valuable forms that can be copied and used to work through the change process; numerous writing exercises, checklists and work activities, helping to clarify the issues that exist within an organization; an ongoing case study that simulates the change process.

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