Leaders in Maintenance – Part 2

by Torbjörn Idhammar

In Part 1 of this series on maintenance leadership, I explored two points:

  1. Maintenance leaders need to know what to lead toward in order to become effective leaders.
  2. The leadership role is all about getting other people to do what you want them to do.

Let’s expand on that second point.

To get people to do what you want them to do, you must continuously build business processes that enable them to perform at their best. As a maintenance leader, you must realize that people can never be more effective than the system they work in.
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