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111647

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Akter, S., Fosso Wamba, S. & D'Ambra, J. (2017). Enabling a transformative service system by modeling quality dynamics. International Journal of Production Economics, In Press 1-17.

Abstract

The increasing importance of service systems in the global economy prompts researchers to focus on quality to measure the critical interaction between human behavior, IT and society. Building on service-dominant logic and sociomaterialism, this study develops and validates a quality model and measures its overall impact on individual (value, satisfaction), organizational (i.e., continuance intentions) and social (e.g., quality of life) outcomes in the context of a transformative health service system in Bangladesh. The conceptual model is rooted in the traditional cognition (service quality) - affective (value, satisfaction)- conation (continuance, quality of life) chain but explicitly identifies three primary dimensions and nine sub-dimensions of quality. The study advances theory and practice in service systems quality research by focusing on individual, economic and social outcomes.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpe.2016.08.025