Process Management in Marketing and Sales
Yuk, whose idea was this article? Process management,
who wants to do that? We're not interested in turning
marketing/sales in our company into a bureaucracy, so
who needs this article?
If that was your initial reaction, we believe you are
missing a critical skill to improve the performance of
marketing/sales in your company. Process and
bureaucracy are not the same thing. Managing by
process is a proven method in high performance and
rapidly changing situations.
The marketing/sales function is the last activity in
business not run by process management methods. As
most of you know, this is our soapbox. We believe that
one of the keys to improving the performance of your
marketing/sales function is to apply proven process
management methods to running it.
In our continuing efforts to help you learn more about
this (or brainwash you into thinking our way), this
month's article, by Neil Reckon of our Los Angeles area
office, is focused specifically on using process
management methods to improve marketing/sales
Neil originally wrote this article for the
ASQC (American Society of Quality Control) to
help their members understand how to apply what they
know to help the marketing/sales function in their
We have adapted it to help you focus on using this
powerful method to improve performance. Remember,
every system is perfectly designed to achieve the
results it is getting. If you want different results, you
are going to have to do things in a different way.
Download the article
Welcome to the July 2003 Customer Manufacturing
Update. This month's white paper on
marketing/sales process was written by Neil Reckon
who works from our Southern California office. You can
reach Neil directly by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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