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Customer Care Tips: Authentic Leadership &
1. Never walk or turn away from an
approaching customer - yes, it may Part 2/2
have just turned tea-time for you, but
the least you should do is assure the Social skills are one of the main tools for building high performance
client that you will find a colleague to teams in that they help to build trust, respect, team spirit, and reduce
assist them. conflict among the team members. This in turn creates an
atmosphere of caring about each other.
2. Be visible to your clients, but don’t
hover. Social skills may be defined as being able to communicate and
cooperate effectively within and across culturally diverse boundaries
3. Learn to politely end conversations (organizational, geographical, demographic, professionally) –
with overly-chatty clients when other experimenting, innovating, connecting, sharing, learning together
customers may need your assistance. and supporting one another.
4. Customers who walk into your store Supportive Leader - Support and Reward and punishment leaders.
are more important than those who Recognize and reward followers;
call over the phone - a phone call can help with team member's provide punishment when
always be returned but snubbing a required (normally in the form of
client to finish your phone call might development, show counselling).
be the last you ever see of them.
consideration, and is people
5. Refrain from commenting about
other customers within earshot of your oriented.
clients; it is both unprofessional and
might lead your clients to wonder Directive Leader - Delegate tasks Charismatic Leaders - Have a
what you say about them. to new team members and use strong effect on followers by
when a culture or situation appealing to their emotions,
6. Smile when greeting customers, prefers that the status be well aspirations, needs, and values.
smile when you answer the phone, defined.
and smile as your customer leaves. Boundary Spanning Leader -
Participative Leaders - Involve Build networks for the team by
7. Always thank the client for stopping team members in decision representing the team with
by, even if they did not make a making by using different higher-ups and connecting them
purchase. approaches depending upon the with other groups.
situation; listen to disparate
voices, and then create an Social Leader - Build and forge
alliance. social exchanges.
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Learn from it
Take the opportunity to learn from what happened.
Think about the conversation, what was said and how
it flowed. Think about the body language and voice
tone. Were there any key moments when things went
awry? How might it have been different? How might
another person act and talk, perhaps a sales person
Be open and honest (but not berating) with yourself.
Do you have any deep needs or limiting beliefs that
are getting in the way? Are there any preferences that
you have that are making you miss things? Are you
trapped in any dysfunctional games that are
preventing you from selling more often?
Lean Enterprise Reduce external failures
Improving Quality Lower By “external failures” I mean quality issues that result in customer
Manufacturing Cost chargebacks, lost business, lawsuits, poor reputation, etc. In short,
all the negative consequences related to shipping substandard
If you work on improving quality, product to a customer.
you will cut your costs at the same
time if you follow the right Reduce internal failures
What is an “internal failure”? A quality issue that is found and
So, how can better quality lead to corrected before the goods are delivered to a customer.
lower costs? What is the “right
approach”? Such issues can also be quite expensive, but usually less so than
external failures. Associated costs include sorting a a batch and
correcting it, throwing material out after it was processed, last-
minute changes in the production plan, delays for other orders, etc.
Reduce the testing & inspection budget
Nearly all factories above a certain size have a budget for a quality
department. It includes checking components and products,
reporting and analyzing results, and following up on quality
There are many ways of refunding this budget. Here a few ideas:
Making good use of an IT system to reduce paperwork and
double handling of data;
Giving some of the inspection work to production operators;
Setting up a reasonable testing plan rather than testing
Increase production equipment efficiency
Preventive maintenance improves the quality of the
equipment’s output, since some quality issues are caused by
equipment that goes out of spec (e.g. worn tools).
But preventive maintenance also improves the machines’ uptime,
and thus reduce operating costs per produced unit.
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