Prescriptions for Service Success
“Quite possibly the most important management book to appear in more than a decade…essential reading for the leaders of any type of organization.”-Gerald Zaltman, PhD, author of How Customers Think
“This book reads like a thriller taking you into the heart of a great organization and peeling off, layer by layer, the secrets of creating incomparable performance for your customers and your partners. It should be read by everyone in business.”-Philip Kotler, Ph.D., S.C. Johnson & Son Distinguished Professor of International Marketing, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
“A landmark. Through deep study, respectful listening, and eloquent reporting, the authors connect 'service success' to the very core of healthcare's mission and to the very soul of the healthcare workforce.”-Donald M. Berwick, M.D., MPP, president and CEO, Institute for Healthcare Improvement
“This book is an essential read for those managing labor-intensive, highly interactive service businesses, and offers thought provoking guidance to anyone seeking to build a customer-focused culture.”-George Day, Ph.D., Geoffrey T. Boisi Professor and codirector, Mack Center for Technological Innovation, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
“Berry and Seltman have now defined a new gold standard for service with their extraordinary assessments of the prestigious Mayo Clinic's service culture and management.”-James D. Rogers, chairman/CEO, Kampgrounds of America Inc.
“An extraordinary book that provides wonderful lessons in how to build and sustain service excellence in any business organization. It also offers superb insights on how unshakable core values can drive a successful culture.”-Stephen W. Brown, Ph.D., Executive Director, Center for Services Leadership, W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University
Leonard Berry, PhD, is Distinguished Professor of Marketing, and holds the M.B. Zale Chair in Retailing and Marketing Leadership in the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. He is also Professor of Humanities in Medicine, College of Medicine, Texas A&M Health Science Center. Dr. Berry is the author of several service quality bestsellers and the recipient of the 2007 American Marketing Association/Irwin/McGraw-Hill Distinguished Marketing Educator Award and the 2008 Paul D. Converse Award.
Kent Seltman, PhD, served as director of marketing at Mayo Clinic from 1992 through 2006. With more than 25 years of experience in healthcare marketing, Dr. Seltman writes and lectures frequently on marketing and branding. He also served as editor of Marketing Health Services, published by the American Marketing Association.
I consider this book as an example of the way to do business in medicine is changing after the last century.
Easy to read, and, interesting to the management reader.
I bought this book for a new job that I took in healthcare at an academic medical center. It opened my eyes to what 'patient centric' operations really looks like.Published 8 months ago by All Ears
but I already know that it's clearly 5 stars. I've already underlined numerous passages throughout the book to apply to my job. (I work in the hospital industry. Read morePublished 9 months ago by LK
Just what I needed to help guide decisions and better understand how decisions in medicine get made.
The Mayo Clinic is one of the finest healthcare delivery systems in the US. After reading this text you will definitely understand this as the author praises Mayo for at least 75%... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Caribbean6
Among the most important service marketing books ever written, Management Lessons from Mayo Clinic clearly and cohesively delves into what makes Mayo Clinic extraordinary. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Adam Day