Customer Satisfaction Survey And Employee Turnover

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Putting the Service-Profit Chain to Work The purpose of this article was to analyze the service-profit chain and to discuss the service-profit chain audit. The article mainly used customer satisfaction surveys and employee turnover rates to develop the data. According to the article, the service-profit chain establishes relationships between profitability, customer loyalty, and employee satisfaction, loyalty, and productivity. The links in the chain are as follows: Profit and growth are stimulated primarily by customer loyalty. Loyalty is a direct result of customer satisfaction. Satisfaction is largely influenced by the value of services provided to customers. Value is created by satisfied, loyal, and productive employees. Employee satisfaction, in turn, results primarily from high-quality support services and policies that enable employees to deliver results to customers (J. Heskett, T. Jones, G. Loveman, E. Sasser, & L. Schlesinger, 1994). They have found that the value of a satisfied customer is huge because they can become a loyal customer, and will also affect their peers to become loyal customers as well. Over time, a loyal customer can bring in thousands of dollars for a company. One interesting way to analyze customer satisfaction is to look at the apostles and terrorists. Apostles are those customers that are so pleased with a product or company, that they get more people to like the product as well. Terrorists are those customers who are so displeased that
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