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Contents

Foreword - By L.B.Day
ix
Preface
xi
Acknowledgements
xiii
 
SECTION ONE: THE MICROCHIP STORY, APPLYING THE AGGREGATE SYSTEM
1
1. Microchip: Before and After.
3
 
SECTION TWO: THE AGGREGATE SYSTEM
17
2. The Aggregate System: Driving Excellence and Continuous Improvement.
19
3. The Ten Key Elements of the Aggregate System.
29
 
SECTION THREE: THE FOUNDATIONS OF A VALUES-BASED, HIGHLY EMPOWERED, CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT-ORIENTED CULTURAL
37
4. How Cultures Evolve.
39
5. Rules-Based versus Values-Based Cultures.
45
6. Systems Thinking.
57
7. The Six Principles of Building a Merit-Based, Variable, Total Compensation System.
74
8. How Managers Become Barriers.
92
9. Discovering the Origins of Behavior and Job Performance.
105
10. The Weakness Principle.
124
11. The Human Change Process.
134
12. The Transformation of Charlie Campbell.
145
 
SECTION   FOUR: BUILDING THE AGGREGATE SYSTEM
163
13. Strategic Formula.
165
14. Selecting Your Core Values.
174
15. Policies and Procedures: Establishing the Rules.
184
16. Management Practices.
189
17. Human Systems: Backbone of the Culture.
197
18. Performance Appraisals.
221
19. Employee Practices and Assessing the Culture.
233
Summation
245
Index
247
About the Authors
254
   
 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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