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The New Gold Standard: 5 Leadership Principles for Creating a Legendary Customer Experience Courtesy of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company (Business Books)



  Author: Joseph Michelli
  Release date: 2008-07-04
  Asin/ ISBN: 0071548335
  List price: $28.00
  Best price: $8.58

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The New Gold Standard: 5 Leadership Principles for Creating a Legendary Customer Experience Courtesy of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company

Discover the secrets of world-class leadership!

When it comes to refined service and exquisite hospitality, one name stands high above the rest: The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. With ceaseless attention to every luxurious detail, the company has set the bar for creating memorable customer experiences in world-class settings. Now, for the first time, the leadership secrets behind the company’s extraordinary success are revealed.

The New Gold Standard takes you on an exclusive tour behind the scenes of The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company. Granted unprecedented access to the company’s executives, staff, and its award-winning Leadership Center training facilities, bestselling author Joseph Michelli explored every level of leadership within the organization. He emerged with the key principles leaders at any company can use to provide a customer experience unlike any other, such as:

  * Understanding the ever-evolving needs of customers
  * Empowering employees by treating them with the utmost respect
  * Anticipating customers’ unexpressed needs and concerns
  * Developing and conducting an unsurpassed training regimen

Sharing engaging stories from the company’s employees—from the corporate office and hotels around the globe—Michelli describes the innovative methods the company uses to create peerless guest experiences and explains how it constantly hones and improves them.

The New Gold Standard weaves practical how-to advice, proven leadership tools, and the wisdom of experts to help you create and embed superior customer-service principles, processes, and practices in your own organization.

From the Back Cover

Set the “Gold Standard” for your industry.

  * Define and Refine
  * Empower Through Trust
  * It’s Not About You
  * Deliver ‘Wow!’
  * Leave a Lasting Footprint

“Required reading for anyone who wants to learn how to create passionate employees and customers!”—Ken Blanchard, co-author of The One Minute Manager and The One Minute Entrepreneur

“The Ritz Carlton is the best hotel chain in the world because of the unique experience it offers. This book shows you how to install the same customer-focused attitude toward service that makes a world leader.”—Brian Tracy, author of The Way to Wealth


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