Who Stole My Customer??: Winning Strategies For Creating And Sustaining Customer Loyalty by Harvey ThompsonWho Stole My Customer??: Winning Strategies For Creating And Sustaining Customer Loyalty by Harvey Thompson

Who Stole My Customer??: Winning Strategies For Creating And Sustaining Customer Loyalty

byHarvey Thompson

Hardcover | December 12, 2014

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Rebuild customer loyalty, strengthen customer relationships, and leverage the immense power of customer co-innovation! Harvey Thompson's Who Stole My Customer?? is the world's definitive guide to rebuilding customer loyalty: must-reading in C-Suites and top business schools worldwide. That's no surprise: for decades, Thompson has been the go-to expert for CxOs seeking to optimize their customer growth and retention strategies. Now, in this extensively updated Second Edition, Thompson sharpens his focus on two of the most crucial strategic challenges identified by 1,300+ current CEOs: strengthening customer relationships and promoting innovation.

Drawing on his immense enterprise experience, Thompson helps you overcome fundamental corporate culture issues that impede both relationship-building and innovation. Next, he demonstrates how to construct customer-driven business models and management systems that improve retention by systematically involving customers in co-innovation around goals and visions they help define.

Who Stole My Customer?? Second Edition helps you identify up-to-the-minute answers to the classic "tough questions" surrounding loyalty: Who's stealing my customers? Why is it happening? How can I stop it? How can I win back lost customers? You'll discover new ways to view business processes through customer's eyes… identify today's real drivers of loyalty… tightly focus relationship investments for maximum value… rebuild touch points around customers' current and future needs.

Throughout, updated questions help you apply Thompson's techniques in your competitive environment. Thompson's questions have also been updated to serve MBA or Executive MBA level students more effectively as they seek to add more value in future work assignments.

Harvey Thompson is internationally recognized as an authority on how to grow market share and loyal customers by transforming a business--from the outside in--using the external customers’ points of view. As director and managing principal for IBM Global Services, Customer Value Management Consulting, he built a worldwide network of co...
Title:Who Stole My Customer??: Winning Strategies For Creating And Sustaining Customer LoyaltyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 9.1 × 6.2 × 0.9 inPublished:December 12, 2014Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:013400969X

ISBN - 13:9780134009698


Table of Contents

Preface     xiii

Introduction     1

PART I  The Case for Action: Customer Defection     7
Chapter 1  When Prior Strengths Become Your Weaknesses     9
Chapter 2  When the World Changes and You Do Not     17
Chapter 3  When Customers Leave     25

PART II  Understanding Loyalty: A Pie Pan of Needs     41
Chapter 4  Product versus Service Slices     43
Chapter 5  Customer Segmentation and Targeting     55

PART III  Integrating Two Views: Opportunity versus Risk     65
Chapter 6  Opportunity: The Customer View     67
Chapter 7  Risk: The Company Culture     81

PART IV  The Winning Customer Experience     93
Chapter 8  What They Want: Ten Myths About Your Customers     95
Chapter 9  What They Need: Solutions     113
Chapter 10  The Next Strategic Leap: Company and Customer Co-Innovation     143
Chapter 11  What You Must Do: Institutionalize Loyalty     163
Epilogue: Who Stole My Customer??     197

Index     199