Tag: automation

Can No Service Be The Best Service?

September 1st, 2013   •   no comments   

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Do you enjoy the self check out queues at supermarkets? (courtesy of MUO)

What is fabulous service? How do you define a “delightful experience”?

To many, an exceptional encounter is a heroic one, epitomised by a smiling human being who jumps through flaming hoops to provide memorable encounters.
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Whither Productivity?

March 1st, 2013   •   1 comment   


Din Tai Fung is a paragon of productivity (courtesy of Aroma Cookery)

Business as usual can no longer work in Singapore. We desperately need to change.

While we’ve enjoyed modest economic growth of 1.3% in 2012, and are estimated to experience 1% to 3% GDP growth this year, labour productivity declined by 2.6% last year. This wiped out productivity gains of 1.3% the year before, with the impact felt across manufacturing, construction and services sectors. Only the Info Comm sector experienced growth.

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