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26/28Brittany,I agree that speaking up is beneficial. In researching preventive maintenance Ifound a great article on . It is called TPM ­Total Preventative Maintenance. It is full of valuable information. It mentionsthat with preventative maintenance, you achieve no breakdowns, no stops orslow running, and no defects which you hit on in your post. On thing itmentions that I did not think about was the value it adds to a safe workingenvironment as well. This would be a great selling point to a manager sinceworkman's comprehensive insurance is so expensive and if the company istaking measures at being safe, the company can actually get a discount on theserates.If anyone is interested in Total Preventative maintenance this website hashelpful information.LinReference:TPM ­ Total Preventative Maintenance. Retrievedfrom
3/6/2016Collection – MBA675­T303 Operations & Logistics in the (...27/28(Post is Read)Thread:Brittany Butler Question 18Post:RE: Brittany Butler Question 18Author:Posted Date:February 29, 2016 6:45 PMStatus:Published(Post is Read)This happened in a different kind of way at my old place of employment. Itwasn't so much that manager said he didn't want to fix something that was notbroken, but there was a lack of prioritization based on current projects.Although not everything can always get done in any given day, it is stillimportant to prioritize accordingly. Preventative maintenance on an expensivepiece of equipment may be much more important that that on inexpensiveequipment or sometimes, minor defects in current equipment. Build up ofunattended PM work can get really expensive quick.Bryan SonesThread:Question 8 ­ SonesPost:Question 8 ­ SonesAuthor:Posted Date:February 27, 2016 6:51 PMStatus:Published(Post is Read)What options do project managers have to alleviate resource problems? Brieflydescribe each method.Resource leveling is once way that allows managers to to shift the schedules ofconflicting activities to level out peaks and valleys within the project. Resourceallocation allows project managers to invest more resources into the mostimportant tasks to ensure they do not cause a burden in others. Resourceacquisition, when the budget exists, allows managers to add more resourceswhen needed to maintain a schedule that may be failing. These are allinstances of problem solving techniques that may be used to alleviate aproblem.Bryan SonesThread:Question 8 ­ SonesPost:RE: Question 8 ­ SonesAuthor:Posted Date:February 29, 2016 10:01 AMStatus:PublishedKenneth Peoples
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