Description : Embraces both the theoretical background and the practical implementation of CRM strategy. Also comprises of elements of marketing, accounting, human resources, information technology and strategic management to ensure that it provides a comprehensive and fully developed introductory text.
Description : A managers, whether brand-new to their postions or well established in the corporate hirearchy, can use a little brushing-up now and then. As customer loyalty increasingly becomes a thing of the past, customer relationship management (CRM) has become one today's hottest topics. Customer relationships management: A strategic approach supplies easy-to-apply sloutions to common CRM problems, including how to maximize impact from CRM technology, which data warehousing techniques are most effective and how to create and manage both short-and long -term relationships.This book acquaints student focuses on the strategic side of customer relationship management.The text provides students with and understanding of customer relationship management and its applications in the business fields of marketing and sales.
Description : CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENTOPERATIONAL CRMANALYTICAL CRMCOLLABORATIVE CRMRELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENTTHE CRM MODELSELECTRONIC CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT (E-CRM)CRM IMPLEMENTATIONAPPLICATIONS OF CRM IN HEALTH SECTORFINANCIAL SYSTEM OVERVIEWAPPLICATIONS OF CRM IN THE MANUFACTURING SECTORAPPLICATION OF CRM IN RETAIL SECTORAPPLICATION OF CRM INTELECOM SECTORFUTURE OF CRMConclusionReferenceIndex
Description : With the aim of developing a successful CRM program this book begins with defining CRM and describing the elements of total customer experience, focusing on the front-end organizations that directly touch the customer. The book further discusses dynamics in CRM in services, business market, human resource and rural market. It also discusses the technology aspects of CRM like data mining, technological tools and most importantly social CRM.The book can serve as a guide for deploying CRM in an organization stating the critical success factors.KEY FEATURES• Basic concepts of CRM and environmental changes that lead to CRM adoption• Technological advancements that have served as catalyst for managing relationships• Customer strategy as a necessary and important element for managing every successful organization• CRM is not about developing a friendly relationship with the customers but involves developing strategies for retention, and using them for achieving very high levels of customer satisfaction• The concept of customer loyalty management as an important business strategy• The role of CRM in business market• The importance of people factor for the organization from the customer's perspective• Central role of customer related databases to successfully deliver CRM objectives• Data, people, infrastructure, and budget are the four main areas that support the desired CRM strategy
Description : Companies and financial institutions are employing operational information systems in an efficient way. While they have consolidated a strong level of knowledge in management information systems, there is still a lack of knowledge on the right way to apply customer relationship management (CRM) systems under a business perspective. Most of the companies are still having problems in evaluating how CRM can meet with the expected results. The level of complexity is perceived both under a technological and organizational point of view. A complete innovation process and heavy change management initiatives should be ensured in order to have effective and successful systems. This book offers a solid theoretical and practical perspective on how to face CRM projects, describing the most appropriate technologies and organizational issues that have to be considered. Some explaining cases have been included as well.
Description : Customer Relationship Management presents a ground-breaking strategic framework for successful CRM policy. Built around Professor Payne's five key processes, the book demonstrates a systematic management progression that will guarantee the maximum impact and efficiency of a CRM programme. The book backs up these five processes - strategy development, value creation, channel and media integration, information management and performance assessment - with 16 best practice case studies which set the universal theory in a specific practical context. These feature a range of companies, including Orange, Brittania, Homebase, Canada Life, Sun Microsystems, Natwest, Sears, Roebuck & Co., Nortel Networks and Siemens. The book concludes with interviews from four thought leaders, offering a 'futures' vision forum for CRM. Customer Relationship Management is a vital instrument for anyone who needs to know how to develop and measure effective CRM within an organization. It includes overviews and key learning points preceding each case study, and a summary chapter to draw out the most salient lessons from CRM best practices. For practitioner or academic alike, this is essential reading.
Description : Customer Relationship Management: Concepts and Tools is a breakthrough book that makes transparent the complexities of customer relationship management. The book views customer relationship management as the core business strategy that integrates internal processes and functions, and external networks, to create and deliver value to targeted customers at a profit. Customer relationship management is grounded on high quality customer data and enabled by information technology. The book is a comprehensive and fully developed textbook on customer relationship management . Although, it shows the roles of customer data and information technology in enabling customer relationship management implementation, it does not accept that customer relationship management is just about IT. Rather it is about an IT- and data-enabled approach to customer acquisition, customer retention and customer development. Because customer relationship management is a core business strategy the book demonstrates how it has influence across the entire business, in areas such as strategic, marketing, operations, human resource, and IT management. Customer relationship management 's influence also extends beyond the company to touch on partner and supplier relationships. An Instructor's PowerPoint pack is available to lecturers who adopt the book. Accredited lecturers can download this by going to http://books.elsevier.com/manuals'isbn=075065502X to request access. * Integrative structure organized around the author's 'CRM Value Chain' model. * Theoretically sound and managerially relevant - a useful text from both student and practitioner's perspectives. * Standardized chapter contents and features for ease of navigation.
Description : Customer Relationship Management: A Data based Approach offers the promise of maximized profits for today s highly competitive businesses. This innovative book provides readers with the tools and techniques to effectively use CRM. It emphasizes the utilization of database marketing in order to build strong and profitable customer relationships. Kumar first describes how to implement database marketing and then looks at recent advances in CRM applications. Critical marketing issues like optimum resource allocation, purchase sequence, and the link between acquisition, retentions, and profitability are also examined on the basis of empirical findings.· CRM, Database Marketing, and Customer Value· CRM Industry Landscape· Strategic CRM· Implementing the CRM Strategy· Introduction to Customer-Based Marketing Metrics· Customer Value Metrics-Concepts and Practices· Using Databases· Designing Loyalty Programs· Effectiveness of Loyalty Programs· Data Mining· Campaign Management· Applications of Database Marketing in B-to-C and B-to-B Scenarios· Application of the Customer Value Framework to Marketing Decisions· Impact of CRM on Marketing Channels
Description : This book balances the behavioral and database aspects of customer relationship management, providing students with a comprehensive introduction to an often overlooked, but important aspect of marketing strategy. Baran and Galka deliver a book that helps students understand how an enhanced customer relationship strategy can differentiate an organization in a highly competitive marketplace. This edition has several new features: Updates that take into account the latest research and changes in organizational dynamics, business-to-business relationships, social media, database management, and technology advances that impact CRM New material on big data and the use of mobile technology An overhaul of the social networking chapter, reflecting the true state of this dynamic aspect of customer relationship management today A broader discussion of the relationship between CRM and the marketing function, as well as its implications for the organization as a whole Cutting edge examples and images to keep readers engaged and interested A complete typology of marketing strategies to be used in the CRM strategy cycle: acquisition, retention, and win-back of customers With chapter summaries, key terms, questions, exercises, and cases, this book will truly appeal to upper-level students of customer relationship management. Online resources, including PowerPoint slides, an instructor’s manual, and test bank, provide instructors with everything they need for a comprehensive course in customer relationship management.