Impact of Customer Satisfaction and Switching Costs on Customer Loyalty

Impact of Customer Satisfaction and Switching Costs on Customer Loyalty

An Empirical Study in The Health Care Industry in Taiwan

LAP Lambert Academic Publishing ( 2010-08-06 )

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The aim of this book is to examine the effect of customer satisfaction and switching costs on customer loyalty through an empirical study of the health care and service industry in Taiwan. The significance of the research will affect hospital management throughout Taiwan and academics majoring in the field of customer loyalty and satisfaction. The survey method used a Likert-type scale questionnaire as the preferred format to collect data. The research was conducted in three teaching hospitals in Taiwan. The adult patients of the hospital, who were going to be discharged from the hospital, were asked to voluntarily participate in the study. An anonymous self-report questionnaire was personally administered to each participant who was asked to respond the questions according to his/her subjective viewpoint. A total of 370 questionnaires were distributed to the subjects and the response rate was 93.0%. The results of this research indicate that both customer satisfaction and switching costs were positively associated with customer loyalty by Pearson correlation coefficient...

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Shewfang Shieh

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