Maintaining change: The maintenance function and the change process

Fang Lee Cooke

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This paper explores the organisation of the maintenance function of five manufacturing and utility companies and the involvement of maintenance workers in plant improvement. It highlights the important role of the tacit skills of maintenance workers and the broader role of the maintenance function in technological change and organisational performance.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)35-49
Number of pages14
JournalNew Technology, Work and Employment
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2003


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