Perceived service quality models: are they still relevant?

POLYAKOVA, Olga and MIRZA, Mohammed (2015). Perceived service quality models: are they still relevant? The Marketing Review, 15 (1), 59-82.

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Abstract

This paper reviews the concept of perceived service quality and provides an update to the body of service quality knowledge. It consolidates the pathway of perceived service quality concept, from its emergence to the research model’s development. It also critically reviews service characteristics as prerequisites of perceived service quality conceptualisation. The examination of six perceived service quality models is intended to identify a superior model that could be used by further research. Yet, overall, the paper challenges the relevance of existing models for the current stage of service quality research. It also justifies the need to move towards a revised, service-driven framework and to consider perceived service quality through the lens of the customer.

Item Type: Article
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Sport Industry Research Centre
Identification Number: 10.1362/146934715X14267608178721
Depositing User: Olga Polyakova
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2015 08:52
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2016 00:04
URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/10175

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