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Improving maintenance & reliability through cultural change

Author: Stephen J Thomas
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Industrial Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This unique and innovative book explains how to improve 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,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Thomas, Stephen J.
Improving maintenance & reliability through cultural change.
New York, N.Y. : Industrial Press, 2005
(DLC) 2005047412
(OCoLC)58789458
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen J Thomas
ISBN: 9781621985556 1621985555 0831190132 9780831190132
OCLC Number: 568754298
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 356 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Ch. 1. The beginning --
Ch. 2. Culture defined --
Ch. 3. Vision and the goal achievement model --
Ch. 4. Organizational values --
Ch. 5. Role models --
Ch. 6. Rites and rituals --
Ch. 7. The cultural infrastructure --
Ch. 8. The elements of change --
Ch. 9. Leadership part 1 : the basics --
Ch. 9. Part 2 : leadership and change management --
Ch. 10. Work process --
Ch. 11. Structure --
Ch. 12. Group learning --
Ch. 13. Technology --
Ch. 14. Communication --
Ch. 15. Interrelationships --
Ch. 16. Rewards --
Ch. 17. The Web of cultural change --
Ch. 18. Assessment and corrective action --
Ch. 19. Moving forward.
Other Titles: Improving maintenance and reliability through cultural change
Responsibility: Stephen J. Thomas.

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