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Show me the data: increasing client satisfaction

Kent, Philip G and Samarchi, Michaek (2009) Show me the data: increasing client satisfaction. In: ALIA Information Online 2009, 14th Exhibition & Conference , 20-22 January 2009, Sydney Convention & Exibition Centre.

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Abstract

The paper demonstrates the benefits of a quality approach to managing client satisfaction at Victoria University (VU) Library. The Library has conducted a standard survey instrument for 7 consecutive years. The paper charts the results over this period, highlighting quantitative and qualitative data, strategies employed to increase response rates and satisfaction levels and the success of these activities. A literature review provides contemporary thought and practice as a backdrop. Noteworthy results are linked to specific projects and interventions in response to client feedback. The paper concludes that improvements in survey scores and comments may be directly linked to a positive service culture embedded in annual processes of the VU Library.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: quality management, quality assurance, client satisfaction, client surveys, customer feedback, benchmarking, information services, Victoria University Library
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Library
RFCD Classification > 400000 Journalism, Librarianship and Curatorial Studies
Depositing User: Ms Marcia Millard
Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2009 17:42
Last Modified: 23 May 2013 16:41
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/1969
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