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Improvement of Service Quality in the Indian Automobile Service Sector - An Empirical Study


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In the post liberalized industrial scenario due to the fierce competition in the global market, Indian service organizations have started implementing quality management programmes in their organi zations to improve their systems and procedures. In this context, Indian service firms are interested to know about thei r improvement in service quality delivery after implementing the quality management programmes in their organizations. After a careful analysis of various research studies so far i t seems that there i s an insufficiency of literature in developing economies than developed economies especially in automobile service sector in India. Hence the present study attempts to fill the voi d by studying the previous level of service quality delivery and current level of service quality delivery in the Indian automobile service stations. The present study found that Indian automobile service stations have improved thei r service quality delivery level with respect to all service quality factors.

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Service Quality, Developing Economy, Analysis
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R. Saravanan
Mechanical Engineering Department, University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering, Bangalore University, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Abstract


In the post liberalized industrial scenario due to the fierce competition in the global market, Indian service organizations have started implementing quality management programmes in their organi zations to improve their systems and procedures. In this context, Indian service firms are interested to know about thei r improvement in service quality delivery after implementing the quality management programmes in their organizations. After a careful analysis of various research studies so far i t seems that there i s an insufficiency of literature in developing economies than developed economies especially in automobile service sector in India. Hence the present study attempts to fill the voi d by studying the previous level of service quality delivery and current level of service quality delivery in the Indian automobile service stations. The present study found that Indian automobile service stations have improved thei r service quality delivery level with respect to all service quality factors.

Keywords


Service Quality, Developing Economy, Analysis

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