The New Gold Standard: 5 Leadership Principles for Creating a Legendary Customer Experience…

Hardcover | July 4, 2008

byJoseph Michelli

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Discover the secrets of world-class leadership!

When it comes to refined service and exquisite hospitality, one name stands high above the rest: The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. With ceaseless attention to every luxurious detail, the company has set the bar for creating memorable customer experiences in world-class settings. Now, for the first time, the leadership secrets behind the company's extraordinary success are revealed.

The New Gold Standard takes you on an exclusive tour behind the scenes of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. Granted unprecedented access to the company's executives, staff, and its award-winning Leadership Center training facilities, bestselling author Joseph Michelli explored every level of leadership within the organization. He emerged with the key principles leaders at any company can use to provide a customer experience unlike any other, such as:

  • Understanding the ever-evolving needs of customers
  • Empowering employees by treating them with the utmost respect
  • Anticipating customers' unexpressed needs and concerns
  • Developing and conducting an unsurpassed training regimen

    Sharing engaging stories from the company's employees--from the corporate office and hotels around the globe--Michelli describes the innovative methods the company uses to create peerless guest experiences and explains how it constantly hones and improves them.

    The New Gold Standard weaves practical how-to advice, proven leadership tools, and the wisdom of experts to help you create and embed superior customer-service principles, processes, and practices in your own organization.

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Discover the secrets of world-class leadership!When it comes to refined service and exquisite hospitality, one name stands high above the rest: The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. With ceaseless attention to every luxurious detail, the company has set the bar for creating memorable customer experiences in world-class settings. Now, for the...

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Set the "Gold Standard" for your industry. Define and RefineEmpower Through TrustIt's Not About YouDeliver 'Wow!'Leave a Lasting Footprint"Required reading for anyone who wants to learn how to create passionate employees and customers!" --Ken Blanchard, co-author of The One Minute Manager and The One Minute Entrepreneur“The Ritz Carlto...

Joseph A. Michelli, Ph.D., is an internationally sought-after speaker and business consultant whose clients include Bridgestone Firestone, Nokia, The Hartford Insurance Group, and UCLA Health System. The author of the bestselling The Starbucks Experience, he has appeared on The Glenn Beck Show and CNBC’s On the Money. ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 8.7 × 5.6 × 0.96 inPublished:July 4, 2008Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071548335

ISBN - 13:9780071548335

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