Nowadays, services dominate economy and generate most new jobs. This service encounter report aims to compare and contrast my own real-world service experiences using services marketing theories. Firstly, it will compare my two satisfactory encounters journals in East Coast Car Rentals and Ambient Hotel Colina to get the most satisfactory one. Secondly, two dissatisfactory encounters in Ray White Alderley and Myer will be compared to gain the least satisfactory one. Finally, I will give 3 recommendations for the least satisfactory encounter. Theories of level of tangibility, heterogeneity, inseparability, and perishability; level of customer service;
All ought all employees should be involved in best customer service delivery possible there should be place for executive service leaders and managers within the organisation. A person who successfully creates a customer-focused culture would have a huge impact on business success through employee retention and customer loyalty.
The company knows the demands of the customers and they are well orientated in the service and the knowledge of the products and this is the element that makes them prosperous. Jean’s Rare Find Books belief in customer service and satisfaction enables a comfortable and peaceful atmosphere and in return produces a strong customer loyalty for the company. Customer satisfaction and customer retention externally and internally is measured by the perspective of the customers and thus implements the reason for the company’s prosperity. Customer perspective is a key factor on how the customer views the company.
Today’s world competition is very strong in every kind of businesses. Every organisations must provide high quality products or services in order to survive, however their competitors also providing the same or comparable products or services. An important way to an organisation to get an edge over its competitors is to provide extra service to satisfy and delight their customers, which can retain them and also gain new customers. Therefore the achievement of customer satisfaction must be a major objective in all organisations.
3. (TCO H) Marketers recognize that the marketing of services is different than the marketing of a product because of the different characteristics that distinguish them from physical products. How do marketers communicate the value of services to consumers? How do they make these intangible services appear tangible to the consumer? What are some marketing strategies that might be employed with services to
Excellence in customer service is the objective of all organisations wishing to be successful. However, there is often a gap between customer expectations and management perceptions of customer expectations. Organisations often fail to get close to their customers and correctly read their expectations.
Pursuing to meet customer expectations is a critical and strategic decision. It is not something an organization does simply to satisfy a standard but it is something does to stay in the business. Meeting customer expectations should be the ultimate goal. Although profit and revenues are very important, this is nothing compare the results of fulfilling customer needs and expectations. Everyone must involve in meeting customer expectations. All personnel should have the capability to meet what the customers expect them to do. Customers are only satisfied if their expectations are consistently met. To be competitive, expectations of customers must meet in a timely and cost effective manner.
To compete now a day’s competitive environment companies have to take a look on customer satisfaction as a high priority because they now a days demands improved products in quality, cost and reliability. And these are the key factors on which the organization must focus on and to consider those key factors, organizations must adopt new approaches of management to gain the satisfaction of customer. We can examine every item in the figure shown below.
Middleton 1989, Middleton & Clarke 2001, Holloway & Robinson 1995, Seaton & Bennet, Smith 1994 ) use the term ”product” instead of the term ”service” when they refer to the offering of the company targeted for the customer. Authors often refer to the service marketing literature when introducing the characteristics of the industry but use the traditional marketing management terminology when discussing the product/service.
There are two types of customers, Internal as well as external customers. Internal customers are employer, employees, etc. and external customers are who buy products. For effectiveness and efficiency depends on the satisfaction of customers. If internal customers are not satisfied than how can they satisfy external customers? Manager should take care, treat well and help for rights of employees to fulfil the satisfaction of employees. So if internal staff is satisfied than they can be able to work properly and can help to fulfil the requirement of
In order to solve the problem of poor services companies face, this book introduce the “I. C.A.R.E.” Principles. It is so important that every one in the company should understand how each individual is responsible for the “Impression” they create, the “Connection” that is formed, the “Attitude” they possess, their “Response” they give, and how well they deliver on the “Exceptionals” of serving their companies’ employees. The first four deal directly with the consumers, while the final directly addresses the experience companies create internally for their employees. These five principles will help to empower the organization to deliver a higher level of the experience.
The organization that I am working for is a brokerage firm who performs burning from grain trading elevator. An elevator is an organization or an individual who is responsible for buying grains directly from the growers. Speaking of that, our main domestic customers are processors, feedlots and export terminals. Whereas the international customers include soybean processors, feedlots and food processors. Out of these, the repeat customers are of prime value. Furthermore, our other important customers are our investors. Where we give considerable importance to the concerns and interest of our customers, needs of employees are also kept in consideration so that their performance helps in business objectives achievements.
I have evaluated six encounters with a variety of industries; they are all from the service sector. A service sector business is one in which the perceived value of the offering to the buyer is determined more by the service rendered than the product offered.
identified two dominant dimensions of the body of work: whether the study was empirical or conceptual, and whether the characteristics of services constituted the main element or a secondary element of the study. The most extreme studies on each dimension were used as end-points and provided a reference for the other studies. Studies in the left hand quadrants provided a thorough review of two or more characteristics, whereas studies positioned in the right hand quadrant provided a more superficial coverage of product/service characteristics and then concentrated on another aspect of services marketing. Figure 1 demonstrates that the approach taken to research in this area so far has been mainly conceptual rather than empirical. We have identified only one study (Hartman and
Their agreements (agree & strongly agree) with the SERVQUAL statements touching the cut off score (4 & 5) used in 5 point Likert Scale is considered as satisfied in this study. The study shows that customers conceive this bank as reliable in getting accurate promised services, problem solving and in maintaining error free record. They also believe that there is assurance of competency, courtesy, credibility & security by the bank. They are also satisfied by the tangible appearances of the bank. But the customers are not enough satisfied in getting personal attention and they think that employees do not understand their specific needs. The unweighted SERVQUAL score of 4.27 and weighted score or Customer Satisfaction Index of 4.25 indicates a satisfactory state in the overall level of customer satisfaction.