||How to Manage Maintenance
||Edward Hartman, Donald J. Knapp, Joseph J. Johnstone, Kenneth G. Ward
||American Management Association
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How to Manage Maintenance focuses on the important role
maintenance and maintenance management play in determining how productive
and profitable a company can be. You'll learn the vital aspects of
maintenance-organizational structure, the maintenance budget, control
systems, inventory, maintenance support programs, planning and scheduling,
training, and Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS).
Forty-seven charts, diagrams, tables, graphs, and forms reinforce, and
clarify the text.
Learn how to:
- Bring leadership and proven management techniques to the maintenance
- Reduce maintenance backlog, control costs, reduce maintenance
inventory and stockouts.
- Increase maintenance productivity, establish preventive programs,
assure the vitality of the plant's equipment, extend equipment uptime, and
improve customer satisfaction.
- Motivate the workforce, and wisely use available information resources
- Develop an appropriate maintenance budget which makes allowances for
- Install a Computerized Maintenance Management System to increase
scheduling efficiency and productivity.
Understand how maintenance management affects
productivity and profitability. Develop skills to effectively manage
maintenance by focusing on seven critical areas.
About This Course:
As one course among many offered in the American Management
Association's curriculum, How to Manage
Maintenance has been designed for the manager whose time is at a premium. It provides self-paced,
individualized study; learning and self-evaluation through in-text exercises. Edward Hartmann is a registered
professional engineer (P E.) and
past president of several chapters of the Institute of Industrial
Engineers (IIE). He has served as director of the Management Division and as
chairman of the IIE Maintenance Task Force. Mr. Hartmann initiated and chaired the
1984 and 1985 International Maintenance Conference and has served on its
Program Committee ever since. He has conducted Maintenance Management
and TPM seminars for business and professional organizations in the
United States and overseas, among them the American Institute of Plant
Engineers (RIPE), the Institute of Industrial Engineers, the Institute for
International Research (IIR), the Norwegian Society of Professional Engineers,
CIDES in South America, and the APRC in Singapore and Malaysia.
Donald J. Knapp graduated in civil engineering from Georgia
Tech. After Navy service, he obtained a graduate degree in industrial
engineering at the University of Southern California. He has worked in aerospace
manufacturing, at Univac, in computer services, data communications, facilities
operation and construction, testing and inspection, plant maintenance,
manufacturing systems, operations management, and information management. He has held
such titles as: engineer, technical supervisor, project manager,
director of engineering, director of plant engineering, director of computer systems,
vice president/ sales and marketing, vice president/general manager, and
president. He currently consults in the United States, Canada, South America, Europe,
and the Pacific Rim area. He is a licensed professional engineer (PE.).
Joseph J. Johnstone, a management consultant specializing in
manufacturing management and training, was corporate manager of engineering
services for Armour Foods and Armour Dial before founding Engineering Management Systems, Inc. Mr. Johnstone has also served as an
advisory editor to Training magazine,
a member of the advisory editorial board for Factory
magazine, and a fellow and former national president of the
American Institute of Plant Engineers. Kenneth G. Ward spent over 20 years in various management
positions at IBM before becoming a vice president of Engineering Management
Systems, Inc., a management consulting firm. Mr. Ward has held numerous
leadership positions in regional and national affairs for the American
Institute of Plant Engineers and has written extensively on engineering and
maintenance topics. The publisher wishes to thank Salvatore T. Cordaro, president,
Cord Associates, and Professor Lawrence J. Mann, Department of
Industrial Engineering, Louisiana State University, for their help in reviewing the
manuscript of this course.
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