A top-down commitment to top-notch customer service is a critical element in the battle for corporate survival. In their Customer-Centered Growth: Five Bold Strategies for Building Competitive Advantage
, Richard Whiteley and Diane Hessan of The Forum Corporation, a training and consulting firm that emphasizes just such customer focus, show readers how other companies have successfully placed customers at the center of their operations. They also provide 15 tools for self-assessment and strategy planning.
About the Author
Richard Whiteley, author of The Customer-Driven Company (selected by Fortune as one of the best books of the year), is Vice Chairman and cofounder of The Forum Corporation.
Diane Hessan is executive vice president at Forum. Each author holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.