Introduction : from ouch! to wow! -- In search of competitive advantage -- Committing to the mission -- Maintaining a balanced approach : pillars of operational excellence -- Fueling employee-driven culture change -- Engaging your workforce : communicate, communicate, communicate! -- Selecting the best employees -- Maximizing employee loyalty -- Celebrating successes through reward and recognition -- Maintaining quality through service teams -- Scripting for superior service -- Developing rounding and service recovery techniques -- Establishing ongoing leadership training -- Building a culture that holds employees accountable -- Beyond Baptist health care : other systems on the journey to wow! -- Appendix: What about the physicans?
Ch.1 The search for gold ; Ch.2.Knowing what to mine ; Ch.3.The route towards the implementation of shared services ; Ch.4.Scopoing shared services ; Ch.5.Shared services cannot be sold, it can only be bought ; Ch.6.The initial size up : understanding where you are ; Ch.7.Strategic outsourcing ; Ch.8.Organizing and leading shared services ; Ch.9.The foundation for success ; Chr.10.Creating a culture of commitment ; Ch.11.Evolving the shared services business ; Ch.12.Measuring and evaluating success ; Ch.13.Fast forward.