In this course, you will focus on the key organizational processes that support the development of a strong service culture and exceptional customer service. You will be provided with a number of tools that enable you to select employees who have a strong service orientation and who will be a good fit with organizational values. The processes of orientation and socialization are examined as two powerful means of communicating service standards. You will then examine the benefits of a team-centered, collaborative culture and discuss strategies to facilitate and reward team performance. You will discuss organizational citizenship behavior using specific practices that support continuous on-the-job “training that sticks.” You will wrap up the course by designing an orientation program for new service employees that takes into consideration service-focused principles and practices.
- New and experienced middle managers from service-based organizations
- Managers and leaders from functional areas who are responsible for serving external and internal customers
- Students may belong to any service-oriented organizations ranging from hotels and restaurants to healthcare facilities, financial institutions, small businesses, and retail establishments whose staff or unit is responsible for providing a consistent and high level of service, making things easy for customers, and delivering on the promise of a quality experience every time