“This book promotes the concept of designing your company around service and offers strategies based on the idea that the design of services is different from manufacturing.”
— Andy Polansky, CEO of Weber Shandwick, 16 Books That Top CEOs Think You Should Read, Inc.
Pleasing customers isn’t enough—you must woo, wow, and win them with great customer experience. Service design is the key that unlocks that door. Thomas A. Stewart and Patricia O’Connell offer services businesses clear, practical strategies for designing and delivering those great experiences—an exercise distinctly different than it is for manufacturers.
“Tom Stewart’s and Patricia O’Connell’s exceptional book is a convincing testimony to the power of having service strategies that are as unique and differentiated as product strategies. It provides deep insights into how you can develop your customers and retain them with superior service. It’s a must read!” — Bill George, Senior Fellow at Harvard Business School, former Chair & CEO of Medtronic, and author of Discover Your True North
“In a world reshaped by cloud computing, smart phones, machine learning, and the Internet of things, two themes cut across all sectors: Everything is digital, and everything is a service. Woo, Wow, and Win shows how any business can use Service Design to capitalize on these trends to engage customers, enlist employees, and delight shareholders.” — Geoffrey Moore, author, Crossing the Chasm and Zone to Win
“Here is a long overdue manual for using the cohesiveness and power of design thinking to optimize every interaction your business has with its customers. You’ll not only understand why Service Design is as important as product design—you’ll have a new perspective on what makes a company unique.” — Beth Comstock, Vice Chair, GE
Patricia O’Connell is president of Aerten Consulting, a New York City-based firm that works with companies to devise content strategies and develop thought leadership for top management.
Thomas A. Stewart is a bestselling author, an authority on intellectual capital and knowledge management, and an influential thought leader on global management issues and ideas.
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