mba565 module 2 quiz

mba565 module 2 quiz

1.Winning companies improve the value of their customer base by excelling at each of the following strategies EXCEPT ________. (Points : 5)

retaining all customers regardless of profitability
reducing the rate of customer defection
increasing the longevity of the customer relationship
making low-profit customers more profitable or terminating them
focusing disproportionate efforts on high-value customers

2.The aim of customer relationship management (CRM) is to produce high customer ________. (Points : 5)


3.A customer touch point in the airline industry would include an item such as ________. (Points : 5)

mechanics’ ability to service the airplanes
ease of access to the airport
the value of air travel versus surface transportation
competency of a travel agent

4.With the ________ heuristic, the consumer sets a minimum acceptable cutoff level for each attribute and chooses the first alternative that meets the minimum standard for all attributes. (Points : 5)


5.CRM technology can help motivate employees by ________. (Points : 5)


analyzing customer revenue and cost data to identify current and future high-value customers
better targeting the company’s direct marketing efforts
tracking customer-service satisfaction levels
aligning employee incentives and metrics
developing new pricing models

6.All of the following are methods to form strong customer bonds EXCEPT ________. (Points : 5)

creating superior products, services, and experiences for the target market
making it easy for customers to reach the appropriate company personnel and express their needs, perceptions, and complaints
organizing and making accessible a database of information on individual customer needs, preferences, contacts, purchase frequency, and satisfaction
running award programs recognizing outstanding employees
concentrating the planning and management of the customer satisfaction and retention process within the marketing department

7.All of the following would be considered to be strategies for approaching consumers who had rejected your company’s model of a product for another competitive brand EXCEPT ________. (Points : 5)

redesign your company’s product
alter beliefs about your company’s brand
covertly alter the qualitative data about your product
alter beliefs about competitors’ brands
call attention to neglected attributes

8.________ is the difference between the prospective customer’s evaluation of all the benefits and all the costs of an offering and the perceived alternatives. (Points : 5)

Perceived usefulness
Failure avoidance rate
Report rating
Customer-perceived value
Competitors’ market share rate

9.________ involves the use of sophisticated statistical and mathematical techniques such as cluster analysis, automatic interaction detection, predictive modeling, and neural networking. (Points : 5)

Data management
Data marketing
Target market analysis
Data accumulation

10.Which of the following is considered to be one of the four problems that can deter a firm from using CRM (customer relationship marketing)? (Points : 5)

Competitors can often hack into CRM systems.
Building and maintaining a customer database requires a large investment.
It is very difficult to find and train database employees.
Long-term results of such systems are still unproven.
Focusing too much on databases separates a company from its customers.