Synergy may be the most rewarding of all of the 7 Habits. Synergize is the direct opposite of compromise. Synergy is the principle that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Compromise means both sides give in and neither is always satisfied.
Scheduling will enhance your credibility with Operations.
Often, Operations personnel are reluctant to release equipment to Maintenance because they have been “burned” by broken promises in the past. That’s understandable; in a reactive environment, it’s difficult to make accurate estimates for repair duration because you usually don’t know what you’re going to find.