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Why?
One of the nine "W" Questions in Asset Management.



Attributes
The "Why" question has the following general attributes:
  • Fall into question group #1
  • Purpose and intent - vision, mission, values
  • Unique amongst all the questions in that it challenges the status quo
  • Change management
  • Goals and objectives
  • Decision-making and policy-making
  • Often comes from leadership
  • Risk Management



Related Concepts
Listed below are some of the concepts related to the "Why" question:


Examples
Listed below are some examples of the "Why" question:
  • Why do we need to do this work?
  • Why is our roof leaking?


Tools
Listed below are some of the tools related to the "Why" question:
  • Stakeholder Needs Assessment
  • Risk Register
The nine "W" questions of asset management, starting with the all-powerful why and arranged into three categories.
Fig. The nine "W" questions of asset management,starting with the all-powerful why and arranged into three categories.


Asset management requires integration across all the W-Questions
Fig. Asset management requires integration across all the W-Questions.


The hierarchy of organizational purpose
Fig. The hierarchy of organizational purpose with mission following vision.


The many benefits of implementing an asset management system in accordance with the requirements of ISO 55001
Fig. There are many benefits to implementing an asset management system in accordance with the requirements of ISO 55001.





Fig. Matrix of the nine "W" questions and how they apply to different things


Every stakeholder has a perspective. ISO 55000 (ISO 55001) helps to align these with corporate and asset management objectives
Fig. Every stake
holder has a perspective. ISO 55000 (ISO 55001) helps to align these with corporate and asset management objectives.


People + Planet + Profit is the triple bottom line of sustainability in ISO 55000 ISO 55001
Fig. The triple-net bottom-line of People + Planet + Profit is one of the primary drivers why organizations do things..


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