Influence of Service Quality on Customer Satisfaction and Customer Loyalty in the Private Banking Sector of Bangladesh: A PLS Approach

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Rashed Al Karim


In this competitive business era, the key strategy for the success and survival of any business organization is the deliverance of quality services to customers because service quality has beneficial effect on the bottom-line performance for the organization. As a financial organization, banks are continuously introducing their new products and services at regular intervals to satisfy and retain their customers and hence, achieving high levels of service is one of techniques to keep customers both satisfied and loyal. Thus, this study intends to determine the impact of Service Quality on Customer Satisfaction and Customer Loyalty in private banking sector of Bangladesh. Five dimensions of Servqual Model such as tangibility, reliability, responsiveness, empathy, and assurance (Parasuraman, Zeithaml, & Berry, 1985) are considered as the base for this study. A structured questionnaire with 5-point Likert scale has been used to gather the data for this study by conducting survey. The sample size is 100 and chosen on a convenient basis. Data has been analyzed by using PLS 3.0 software. SPSS software (version 20) package was also used to present the data demographically. The result shows that tangibility and empathy have significant effect on customer satisfaction, on the other hand, reliability, responsiveness and assurance don’t have any significant effect on customer satisfaction. Moreover, customer satisfaction has direct significant effect on customer loyalty. Finally, this study proposed few recommendations for the managerial implication.

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Karim, R. A. (2020). Influence of Service Quality on Customer Satisfaction and Customer Loyalty in the Private Banking Sector of Bangladesh: A PLS Approach . Journal of Marketing and Information Systems, 2(2), 8–17.


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