Offers support for the NVQ/SVQ Level 2 Customer Service standards. This work includes case studies that give students the opportunity to analyse and discuss real-life situations and to practise their skills.
Customer loyalty is essential to the long term financial success of your business, but with more choice then ever before, customers today have high expectations of products and services. You need a top notch customer services system in place, and Customer Care Excellence will enable you to achieve just that. In clear, practical language, this book takes you through how you can develop and sustain a customer-service focus within your company. Emphasizing both strategic and practical aspects of customer care, Customer Care Excellence explains how gaining customer commitment and motivating employees to deliver an excellent service at all your company's touch points can ensure successful results and satisfied customers. This new edition also includes new material on how online technology has affected customer service and employee and customer engagement, illustrated with new examples from Tesco, John Lewis and eBay.
Good customer service may be seen as a crucial asset for most organisations. But how do you know that you are delivering good customer service both externally and internally and, more importantly delivering it to meet and exceed your customers' expectations? Customer service is an intangible thing, it is perishable and it is personal, so measuring it can be complicated and less than straightforward. Help is at hand. Sarah Cook's down-to-earth guide provides the rationale behind measuring service effectiveness externally and internally and explains the measurement process, from preparation to managing the results. The book also includes an exploration of the various techniques open for measuring effectiveness and how to use them. Utilising her consultancy experiences the author has ensured that there is plenty of ready-to-use materials to enable you to start measuring your own organisation's service effectiveness straight away.
A comprehensive phlebotomy text that is designed for both beginning and continuing students. Emphasizes the importance of customer service skills and appropriate work ethics in addition to excellent technical skills. Straightforward format provides a thorough look at the profession and its techniques. Includes the most current safety requirements.
This comprehensive and intelligent guide has been written by top interviewers who have extensive experience within the Customer Services and Call Center sectors. They include model answers to 96 questions and four actual job interview scripts. (Careers/Job Opportunities)
A GUIDE TO CUSTOMER SERVICE SKILLS FOR THE SERVICE DESK PROFESSIONAL, the definitive service desk text now available in a fully revised fourth edition, teaches technical professionals the skills and work habits needed to successfully interact with customers and achieve job satisfaction. Each chapter describes a specific business skill, soft skill, or self-management skill required to deliver effective technical customer support while providing proven, how-to techniques for mastering that skill. Research and references have been updated in each chapter, and the latest ITIL vocabulary and concepts are reflected throughout the text. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Customer relations management (CRM) is about maintaining long-term customer relationships. This book looks at creating and managing customer relationships and how relationship marketing, applied throughout any organisation, can create new value to build the organisation for the long term. In order to achieve CRM, companies need to focus on customer retention, a high customer commitment and a long-term perspective. The book examines the changes in the practice of marketing and the solutions offered by relationship marketing. It also analyses the profound impact of technology and how it enables the business to focus on individual customers.
Introduce your students to the exemplary customer service skills that are essential in all types of organizations today with the powerful, practical and engaging presentation in Gibson's THE WORLD OF CUSTOMER SERVICE, 3rd Edition. This text demonstrates how effective customer service techniques can help your students and their organizations achieve critical goals, deal with problems and complaints, consistently exceed customer expectations, and create loyal customers. Author Pattie Gibson focuses on the strategies most important in customer service today with insights and memorable examples from practicing professionals. Several new chapters in this edition highlight how to maximize revenue ...