Month: December 2009

How to turn mission into vision

I have been talking a great deal about service-centricity as the foundation for customer-centricity. Let’s further that discussion to examine what it takes to execute a service-centric business strategy. I will be using the UCLA Hospital System because of my intimate knowledge of their operations, thanks to the opportunities afforded to me to work with…

Are you service-centric?

Previously, I’ve shared 4 customer interaction strategies that businesses either consciously or inadvertently deploy. Those strategies are product-centric, service-centric, customer-centric, and customer-adaptive. I hope I communicated that whichever strategy you choose is less important than how effectively you execute it. I will skip over product-focused business strategies and begin with a service-centric approach. Does your…


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