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1st Edition

7 Fundamentals of an Operationally Excellent Management System

ISBN 9781482205763
Published January 22, 2015 by CRC Press
456 Pages 290 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Developing and maintaining a disciplined management system provides any organization with a blueprint for exceptional performance and success. Indeed, for larger multinational corporations, a management system is a critical component for sustainable growth and performance management. In this book, the authors discuss a series of fundamentals for creating an operationally excellent management system (OEMS). The book also examines the business performance impact of an OEMS across leading gas and oil organizations, such as Exxon Mobil, BP, Suncor, and Chevron.

In 7 Fundamentals of an Operationally Excellent Management System, the authors discuss each fundamental in detail and provide the supporting training and workshop materials that are essential for integrating these fundamentals into the business processes of the organization. The seven fundamentals identified by the authors provide a sequential approach for developing and executing an OEMS across any organization. Integrating sound organizational and business practices with personnel and process safety management principles, the book is an invaluable resource for organizations seeking operational discipline and excellence.

Well-supported with graphics and practical examples, the book provides a simple pathway for an organization to evolve its management system into an OEMS designed to reduce workplace incidents and improve business performance on a sustainable basis. The management system principles discussed in the book are intended for the business leader who is motivated to transition his or her organization from ordinary, through best in class, to an organization of world-class stature and performance.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Management Systems. Corporate Governance and EHS Leadership. High-Reliability Organizations (HROs) and Operational Excellence. Types of Management Systems. Benefits of a Management System. Fundamentals of an Operational Excellence Management System. Introduction: Fundamentals of an Operational Excellence Management System. Fundamental 1: Leadership Commitment and Motivation. Fundamental 2: Identifying and Executing Applicable and Relevant Elements to Achieve Operational Excellence in Your Business. Fundamental 3: Establishing the Baseline. Fundamental 4: Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA). Fundamental 5: Auditing for Compliance and Conformance. Fundamental 6: Closing the Gaps—Operational Discipline. Fundamental 7: Networks and Communities of Practice for Continuous Improvements and Shared Learning. Workshop - Fundamentals of an Operational Excellence Management System.

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