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Hayes, B. E. (2009). Beyond the ultimate question: A systematic approach to improve customer loyalty. Quality Press. Milwaukee, WI.

Beyond the Ultimate Question includes a comprehensive review of the Net Promoter® Score (NPS). The author challenges the claims of the NPS developers and presents a more comprehensive  method of measuring customer loyalty. It turns out that you need more than a single question to understand customer loyalty!

Improving customer loyalty relies on more than asking a single question. Customer experience management (CEM) programs have many moving parts, each contributing to the success of the program. The book includes best practices of CEM programs. Through a systematic study comparing loyalty leaders and loyalty laggards, I identified the steps companies need to undertake to create an effective CEM program.  You need to look beyond simple metrics and improve all aspects of your CEM program. Read how Oracle and Akamai structure their customer feedback programs. Buy book.

Hayes, B. E. (2008). Measuring customer satisfaction and loyalty: Survey design, use and statistical analysis methods (3rd ed.). Quality Press. Milwaukee, WI.

Book includes discussion of how to measure the customer experience, including customer satisfaction and customer loyalty. Examples of use of customer surveys are used, including driver analysis, KPIs, dashboards, and more. Buy book. | 206.372.5990