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Battling Misinformation in Customer Experience Management

I read an article last week in Scientific American that has implications about the field of customer experience management (CEM). The article, Diss Information: Is There a Way to Stop Popular Falsehoods from Morphing into "Facts"?, discusses the phenomenon of widely held beliefs that are not true. Think about President Barack Obama's US citizenship status still […]

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Customer Loyalty Measures Require Comprehensiveness and Clarity

Developing measures of customer loyalty using survey questions is a scientific endeavor; these loyalty measures are typically customers' self-reported likelihood of engaging in future loyalty behaviors. Because self-reported metrics are necessarily fraught with measurement error, I have argued for using psychometrics as a way of evaluating these "soft" metrics. Psychometrics helps you understand the reliability […]

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Unmasking the Problem with Net Scores and the NPS Claims

I wrote about net scores last week and presented evidence that showed net scores are ambiguous and unnecessary.  Net scores are created by taking the difference between the percent of "positive" scores and the percent of "negative" scores. Net scores were made popular by Fred Reichheld and Satmetrix in their work on customer loyalty measurement. Their […]

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The Best Likelihood to Recommend Metric: Mean Score or Net Promoter Score?

A successful customer experience management (CEM) program requires the collection, synthesis, analysis and dissemination of customer metrics.  Customer metrics are numerical scores or indices that summarize customer feedback results for a given customer group or segment. Customer metrics are typically calculated using customer ratings of survey questions. I recently wrote about how you can evaluate the quality of your customer metrics and listed four questions […]

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