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Analysis of customer satisfaction in services industry: A case study of private universities in Karachi, Pakistan

Waseem, S. Nazneen and Chhapra, Imran Umer and Bhutto, Shumaila (2014): Analysis of customer satisfaction in services industry: A case study of private universities in Karachi, Pakistan. Published in: Asian Journal of Research in Business Economics and Management , Vol. 4, No. 1 (2 January 2014): pp. 223-234.

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Abstract

The purpose of this study is to analyze which factors have influence on the satisfaction of customers in service sector which can ultimately affects organization’s profitability. This study attempts to examine the relationship between students’ satisfaction and others variables such as service quality, empathy and customer relationship management. The investigation is conducted both from a theoretical and empirical point of view after conducting a pilot study, the instrument was administered to 100 under graduate and postgraduates who were selected based on random sampling from the four private universities of Karachi, Pakistan. The analysis started with descriptive analysis followed by regression, correlation and reliability analyses. The empirical results of the relationships in this study provide support for the Hishamuddin study (2008), which identified the factors contributing to the satisfaction of students. The results verify that service quality and empathy has significant impact on the students’ satisfaction level, while female were found to be more satisfied. The outcomes of the study also showed positive relationship among all the three explanatory variables and dependent variable.

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