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Improving Maintenance and Reliability Through Cultural Change, ebook on CD
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Improving Maintenance and Reliability Through Cultural Change, ebook on CD

Improving Maintenance and Reliability Through Cultural Change, ebook on CD
Stephen J Thomas
E-Book
Published: May, 2006

Overview
This is the CD Only version of this book.
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.

Features
• 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.

TOC
• The Beginning
• Culture Defined
• Vision and the Goal Achievement Model
• Organizational Values
• Role Models
• Rites and Rituals
• The Culture Infrastructure
• The Elements of Change
• Part 1 Leadership – The Basics
• Part 2 Leadership and Change Management
• Work Process
• Structure
• Group Learning
• Technology
• Communication
• Interrelationships
• Rewards
• The Web of Cultural Change
• Assessment and Corrective Action
• Moving Forward
• Appendices
• Bibliography
• Figure Index
• Index

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