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Business Customer Experience Management Stories

  1. 1. Business Customer Experience Management Stories Highlighted in 3rdAnnual B2B CEM Study by ClearActionThe ClearAction Business-to-Business Customer Experience Management Best Practices Studyfeatures vignettes of businesses achievements in establishing customer-focused culture,customer experience differentiation, and linking customer experience to business results.Sunnyvale, California (PRWEB) December 19, 2012 -- Stories of business customer experience managementpractices and successes are featured in the 3rd Annual ClearAction Business-to-Business Customer ExperienceManagement (B2B CEM) Best Practices Study. Examples span across voice-of-the-customer, employeeengagement in CEM, customer-focused culture, customer experience profitability, and more. Trends are alsoshown across 2010, 2011 and 2012.Business CEM stories are rare relative to consumer-focused examples, despite the fact that business customerexperience can be much more challenging, with high involvement of numerous influencers of the purchasedecision, high stakes purchases with lengthy sales cycles, reciprocal buyer/supplier relationships, and complextouchpoints across functional areas, managerial levels, and products, among other factors unique to B2Benvironments.An enterprise customer experience manager at telecom provider Orange, Emilie Smith, said: "In B2B there’s aneven bigger argument for CEM linkage to revenue and profitability because often the products and services forbusinesses are a lot more sophisticated and cost a lot more for the company to provide them. For one account,millions may be at stake." The head of customer experience at freight provider Maersk Line, Rene Bomholt,said: "Businesses are made up of people, and people have emotions. Close relationships with businesscustomers matter a lot.”As the sole global B2B CEM survey, this research provides inspiration to executives who want to maximizevalue, differentiation, and profit. Findings and recommendations are detailed in the report for these topics:1) Top Motivations for B2B CEM- Role of CEM in Corporate Strategy and Day-to-Day Business- Investment Levels and Deployment Scope- Coordination Among Managers of B2B CEM Methods- Greatest Obstacles to B2B CEM Success2) Journey to World-Class in How We ...- Listen to Customers- View Customers- Center Our Employees on Customers- Center Our Business on CustomersThe 2011 second annual study explored the linkages of customer experience management to corporate goals,strategy, culture, processes, and business results. Seven success factors were identified, including coordinationamong customer experience managers, presentation of survey results to all employees, action on survey resultsby owners of loyalty key drivers, and cross-organizational collaboration. The 2010 baseline study examined thefunctional owners of various customer experience programs, and the scope of organizational deployment.Customer experience management (CEM) is an emerging discipline that is a composite of customer service,PRWeb ebooks - Another online visibility tool from PRWeb
  2. 2. voice of the customer, co-innovation, experiential marketing, customer relationship management, customerreferences, internal branding, and similar efforts.About ClearActionClearAction is a customer experience management consulting firm that helps organizations build enterprise-wide customer-focus and customer experience innovation. ClearActions skills and 20 years of pragmaticexperience in customer satisfaction, quality, marketing, and organizational development catalyze value fromcustomer feedback by applying it to daily decisions and processes company-wide. Lynn Hunsaker, head ofClearAction is author of three ebooks available on Amazon Kindle: Innovating Superior Customer Experience,Metrics You Can Manage for Success, and Customer Experience Improvement Momentum. Page 2/3If you have any questions regarding information in these press releases please contact the company listed in the press release. Our complete disclaimerappears here - PRWeb ebooks - Another online visibility tool from PRWeb
  3. 3. Contact InformationLynn HunsakerClearActionhttp://www.ClearAction.biz1(408) 687-9700Online Web 2.0 VersionYou can read the online version of this press release here. Page 3/3If you have any questions regarding information in these press releases please contact the company listed in the press release. Our complete disclaimerappears here - PRWeb ebooks - Another online visibility tool from PRWeb