From the Back Cover
speaks to the most important business principle in the world: Manage your customer relationships as an asset. It's more than just a method, it's a complete system. The economics of this proposition are so compelling, one is shocked to note how few companies practice its disciplines. You had better put it to work, or your competitors will beat you to it."
-John Olsen, President and CEO, Marimba, Inc.
"You can bet that Customer Equity is going to be one of the key concepts Wall Street analysts will use to measure company performance. Blattberg, Getz, and Thomas provide a detailed description of how a firm can design and apply customer equity strategies that involve all components of their business. This is one of the most innovative books I've read in a long time."
-Jean-Michel Six, Senior Vice-President, WW Sales and Marketing, Giga Information Group
"This book provides a superb balance of powerful new concepts complemented by practical advice. It will help you define the issues, implement programs that will lead to success, and most importantly, provide the framework for measuring that success."
-Jay Istvan, Senior Vice President Strategy , eLoyalty Corporation.
"Customer Equity is a must-read for serious marketers. The authors have taken a holistic approach to the many facets of developing true client relationship management by citing relevant case studies from leading customer-driven companies. Practical and insightful!"
-Susanne Lyons, Chief Marketing Officer, Executive Vice President, The Charles Schwab Corporation
About the Author
Robert C. Blattberg is a Professor at Northwestern's Kellogg Graduate School of Management in Chicago.