Books

10 Minutes a Week to Great Time Management Paperback – 2019

10 Minutes a Week to Great Time Management starts the journey with a strategic overview of time management. The work is organized around a new three-part model that can instantly make a difference in how you view your day ahead: Right Mind, Right Tools, Right Thing.


Complete Guide to Preventive and Predictive Maintenance 2nd Edition

This book shares the best practices, mistakes, victories, and essential steps for success which the author has gleaned from working with countless organizations. Unlike other books that only focus on the engineering issues (task lists) or management issues (CMMS), this in-depth resource is the first to give true emphasize to the four aspects of success in preventive maintenance systems--engineering, management, economic, and psychological -- thereby enabling readers to have a balanced view and understanding of what is happening in their organizations.


Maintenance Planning, Coordination, & Scheduling 2nd Edition

Based on real-world experience this invaluable guide and reference tells the whole story of maintenance planning from beginning to end in a concise and easy-to-follow manner. Written by well-known professionals this new edition focuses specifically on the preparatory tasks that lead to effective utilization and application of maintenance resources in the interest of the reliability essential to business objectives.


Lean Maintenance 1st Edition

Written for anyone in a leadership position in maintenance, storeroom or production, this unique book will also be found useful by vendors to the maintenance departments, including maintenance contractors, parts vendors, and various kinds of service providers.


Handbook of Maintenance Management Second Edition

Now in its second edition and written by a highly acclaimed maintenance professional, this comprehensive and easy-to-understand resource provides a short review of all the major discussions going on in the management of the maintenance function.


Managing Factory Maintenance

Tap into Joel Levitt's vast array of experience and learn how to improve almost any aspect of your maintenance organization (including your own abilities)! This new edition of a classic first educates readers about the globalization of production and the changing of the guard of maintenance leadership, and then gives them real usable ideas to aid in these areas.


Surviving the Spare Parts Crisis: Maintenance Storeroom and Inventory Control

The key to uptime in manufacturing is managing risk, and Surviving the Spare Parts Crisis: Maintenance Storeroom and Inventory Control by Joel Levitt describes how to evaluate risk in the inventory. Levitt shares knowledge he has gained over more than 30 years of consulting companies and providing training to professionals who are facing problems with their spare parts inventory.


Complete Guide to Preventive and Predictive Maintenance by Joel Levitt (2011-06-15)

This book shares the best practices, mistakes, victories, and essential steps for success which the author has gleaned from working with countless organizations.


Managing Maintenance Shutdowns and Outages

Planning a shutdown? Lower your costs by reading and applying this unique reference! Originally designed as an intensive course and then honed over several years, Managing Maintenance Shutdowns and Outages organizes the details of a maintenance shutdown into a manageable form by introducing all the steps needed for a successful shutdown or outage.


TPM Reloaded

This is a challenging, innovative, and timely new look at implementing Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) by one of the field's leading trainers and authors. The book takes into account the economic upheavals of recent years and demonstrates that TPM is less about moving maintenance tasks to operations than moving accountability for aggregate output of the plant to operators.


Conversations in Maintenance Management

In this book, I revisit some of my writings over the years to see if there are any continuing themes, good ideas and interesting changes in the maintenance management field. It turns out there are. Reading the trade press throughout time, one would think everything had been solved with new gadgets, software and high tech. Now, one tends to see things more clearly. Or, is it still an illusion?


10 Minutes a Week to Great Meetings, 2nd Edition

Few people think about how that 20-minute discussion about fishing--however important that topic is--just cost your team four hours because 12 people in attendance all had their time wasted! This book is specifically designed in three parts. The first part is 10 weekly or monthly lessons to run great meetings. These simple lessons can be covered in about 10 minutes each.


Internet Guide for Maintenance Management 0th Edition

Shows how to use the Internet in solving maintenance problems, researching maintenance issues and quickly finding answers or additional resources. Each chapter covers a general maintenance area and includes sections that highlight maintenance community needs, what to look for in useful sites, and a carefully chosen sampling of resource sites.


FACILITIES MANAGEMENT managing maintenance for buildings and facilities

If you're a newcomer to facilities management you will find this book an excellent introduction to managing maintenance. Already an established professional? You'll be able to brush up on the latest technological and regulatory trends affecting how complex facilities should be successfully maintained by way of risk assessment.


Lean Maintenance in a Nutshell

What is Lean Maintenance and why should people consider using it? This 30 minute, 9 track, audio CD version of author Joel Levitt's best selling text Lean Maintenance is designed to answer that very question.
Uncover waste in your organization and find projects to get rid of it that will pay off in days, save money and time, and reduce your organization's environmental footprint all at the same time.
Produced for anyone in a leadership position in maintenance, storeroom or production, this unique audio training will also be useful for vendors, contractors, and service providers.


Basics of Fleet Maintenance

Basic of Fleet Maintenance is designed for anyone who is involved with operating or maintaining mobile equipment. This book is written in a clear, straight forward style as it identifies important issues for managing Fleet Maintenance in today's environment.


Improving Returns from CMMS

The power of a CMMS is in the store of data and what you do with the information they contain. Unlocking this treasure trove for analysis enhances your decision-making and points the way to areas for maintenance improvements. Yet all too typically, the barest minimum of this powerful software feature is used - just enough to get the job done.
Join world-class maintenance expert and author Joel Levitt for a 30 minute audio course designed to improve the returns you get from your computerized maintenance management system.
This special audio CD and e-Book includes a one hour presentation, a comprehensive printable e-Book (PDF) and many practical exercises to begin your journey toward mastering the flow of information in your life.
Runs on any standard audio CD player, including car players. May be added to iTunes for iPod playback or other MP3 players.


Taming the Information Jungle

Maintenance departments are expected to do more with less resources than ever before in today's competitive environment. To remain effective, maintenance staff must have the right information at the right time.
Please join maintenance expert and author Joel Levitt for a 2 hour audio course on CD that is packed with helpful procedures to organize and unlock the power of information for your maintenance organization. Features include:
* Audio CD
* Two Hour Presentation
* Runs on any standard audio CD player, including car players. May be added to iTunes for iPod playback or other MP3 players.


20 Steps to World Class Maintenance

Need something to introduce maintenance concepts to top management, to people in production, purchasing, accounting, or even for your own new workers? Try this audio CD, recorded live from a class on World Class Maintenance. CD is approximately 70 minutes long.