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THE COMPETITIVE SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING HUMAN RESOURCES PROJECT:

Second Interim Report
CSM-32

Clair Brown, Editor

(We welcome comments on this study. Please send any
feedback or questions to cbrown@uclink.berkeley.edu.)

September 1996

The Competitive Semiconductor Manufacturing Program

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I. FINDINGS FROM HR QUESTIONNAIRE

Chapter

  1. Executive Summary
    by Clair Brown

  2. Innovative Human Resource Policies and Work Practices
    by Vincent M. Valvano

  3. Headcount and Turnover
    by Dan Rascher

  4. Employee Experience, Pay, and Career Ladders
    by Vincent M. Valvano

  5. Appraisal and Promotion
    by Melissa M. Appleyard

  6. Training
    by Jumbi Edulbehram and Dan Rascher

  7. Skills and Work Tasks
    by Melissa M. Appleyard

II. FOCUS STUDIES

Chapter

  1. The Transferability of Case Study Findings to Other Firms
    by Dan Rascher and Clair Brown

  2. The Evolution of Skill Demand and the Nature of the Employment Relationship in a Technology-Intensive Firm
    by Vincent M. Valvano

  3. How Does Knowledge Flow? Inter-Firm Patterns in the Semiconductor Industry
    by Melissa M. Appleyard

  4. Managing Creativity and Control in Innovation
    by Clair Brown

  5. Enhancing the Rate of Learning by Doing through Human Resource Management
    by Nile Hatch

  6. A Systems View of Work Group Performance: An Example from Semiconductor Manufacturing
    by David M. Bowen

  7. Statistical Tools for Industry Data
    by Linda Sattler

Dedication:

This report is dedicated to the memory of Dr. Vinay Sohoni, who was a valuable member of our team. His energy, ideas, and commitment will be fondly remembered.

 

 

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