STAN SLAP is president of the international consulting company SLAP, renowned for achieving maximum commitment in manager, employee, and customer cultures. His work has produced legendary impact for a who's who of successful companies--the kind that don't include "Patience" on their list of corporate values. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller Bury My Heart at Conference Room B. He lives in San Francisco.
"I have never met anyone who knows more about employee culture than Stan Slap. If you want your own culture to stay great or get great, you must read this book." --ROBERT HOHMAN, chief executive officer, GLASSDOOR.COM "A supportive relationship between a company and its employee culture is essential to business success. Under the Hood is the essential guide to achieving it." --CRAIG JELINEK, president and CEO, COSTCO "Under the Hood is a major accomplishment. This is serious new information about how to create enterprise success. It belongs in the hands of every manager responsible for their company's performance." --TODD GEBHART, vice chairman, INTEL SECURITY "Wow. Stan Slap has a powerful message about improving employee culture and delivers it in a way only he can: with passion, punch, and respect. Under the Hood is a turbo-charged ride from a master communicator, with important lessons for every leader." --KEN BLANCHARD, coauthor of The One Minute Manager(R) and The Secret: What Great Leaders Know and Do "Employee culture is the most important asset of any company. If you want to know how to make the most of it in your company, Under the Hood is a must-read book--and a must-heed game changer." --DR. THOMAS GIRST, head of cultural engagement, BMW GROUP "The more you read Under the Hood, the less you'll understand how you ever got along without it." --JOE BERGER, president, Americas, HILTON "Slap's advice, guidance and directions are truly priceless. This is one of the most important business books ever written." --JASON JENNINGS, New York Times bestselling author of The Reinventors and Think Big, Act Small "Under the Hood provides a clear and compelling guide to putting your employee culture into motion. If you don't want to use hope as a strategy, read this book." --JAMES CURLEIGH, president, LEVI'S(R), LEVI STRAUSS "Under The Hood is a book that needs to be highlighted, quoted, referenced, remembered, and applied on a daily basis." --KIP KNIGHT, president, HR BLOCK RETAIL "This remarkable book will help you supercharge what your employee culture has to offer your business. It is vital to a well-run organization." --VITTORIO SEVERINO, chief operating officer, North America, HSBC