Change from the Middle with Brandon Weil
For maintenance and reliability programs to be successful, often it will be championed by middle management. These are the people who interact and report on progress and challenges faced on the plant floor. Brandon Weil joins us on this episode to shed some light on how middle managers can contribute to productive change in an organization.
Key highlights from this episode are:
- How often the drive from change comes from middle management
- Strategies for influencing up and down the organization
- Challenges and solutions to win and implement change
Change Management and Your Maintenance Program with Shon Isenhour
This episode focuses on the change management and the impact that it can have on your maintenance program. So, what is change management? It occurs at different levels in the organizations but the most basic level—the people level—that makes the organizational culture needs to be tended first. It happens a lot that after the successful planning and scheduling, work execution seems to be fine in the short term but fails horribly in the long term because the change process was not addressed and handled properly at all the critical levels in the organizational framework. So, what things need to be addressed first?
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The Maintenance & Reliability Journey with Paul Crocker
In this episode, the guest Paul Crocker tells his inspiring Maintenance and Reliability Engineering journey. He is an Uptime award holder in the innovative use of photography for maintenance in the Kansas City. He has been taking pictures of every equipment in the workshops, in the field, and everywhere he can. These pictures have worked like a living notebook for him—just a much better to look at, kind of. He suggests it to his coworkers and trains people to do the same as pictures of issues that an engineer faces in routine, failure data and equipment information can be pretty useful sometimes.
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