How you lead and support maintenance and reliability improvements may cause it’s failure
Have you ever wondered what some leaders and ghosts have in common? Well, I will get to that, but let me paint you a picture. You have been told to start improving the storeroom, so you start by analyzing the performance, identify gaps and finally develop a plan to make the improvement. You share this improvement plan and business case with the senior leadership of the site. You get a resounding “Let’s do it” across the room. […]
Assessments are a key tool for driving sustainable improvements in you Maintenance, Reliability, or Asset Management program.
When you hear the work assessment or audit, does it send shivers down your spine? Do you envision a week or two of some “expert” digging through your data, processes, and performance, looking to get you in trouble for something you did or didn’t do?
While some audits may be to find issues or wrongdoing, most assessments should be viewed as a key activity to improving your […]
Ensuring Performance and Long Term Sustainability of Your Maintenance & Reliability Program
Imagine working in an organization that does not provide training or has zero tolerance to taking a risk, trying something new and failing. Or it is expected that you have all of the answers and do not need any assistance ever. Sound familiar? If it does, how is the performance of your plant? Chances are it is not as good as it could be. This example is great at illustrating what a learning culture does not look like.
“A learning culture […]
How a properly plan and utilized workshop can move your reliability program forward.
Business Strategic Planning Framework Diagram
Many organizations often struggle to move plans forward. This may be due to the decision-making process and the people involved in the process. Often times the various decision makers are scattered across the company and may be distracted by issues in the plant. In other circumstances, the organization may know what the end goal is, but may not be aware of how to get there.
By properly developing and delivering a workshop with an experienced facilitator, […]