Measuring website service quality for Malaysian companies / Voon Boo Ho, Karen Kueh and Mohd Zawawi Mohd Zafian

Voon, Boo Ho and Kueh, Karen Meng Koon and Mohd Zafian, Mohd Zawawi (2009) Measuring website service quality for Malaysian companies / Voon Boo Ho, Karen Kueh and Mohd Zawawi Mohd Zafian. Social and Management Research Journal (SMRJ), 6 (2). pp. 71-81. ISSN 1675-7017

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Abstract

A customer-perceived quality service has been widely used towards enhancing the customers’ satisfaction and loyalty. The same situation is also applicable for the online services; in an increased use of websites as a channel for
information presentation and provision of other services. Hence, the website service quality perceptions of users need to be understood so as to be managed more effectively. The key dimension of this study is to identify the website service quality through the qualitative and quantitative approaches. The website quality theories, focus groups and survey results generate numerous dimensions and items for the understanding and measuring the website service
quality of various public-listed companies in Malaysia, particularly from the users’ viewpoint. The laboratory-based method obtains data from the external users’ websites whereas mail surveys aims to gather the views from the
organizations’ website. These two approaches use to obtain the perceptual data for further quantitative analysis. Based on the Reliability and Factor Analysis as well as Structural Equation Modeling, there are six valid and
reliable dimensions of website service quality identified, namely: Assurance, Tangibles, Content Quality, Technical Quality, Organisation Information, and Address. The implications and future research directions will be also discussed in the following sections of this study.

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Item Type: Article
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Voon, Boo Ho
bhvoon@sarawak.uitm.edu.my
Kueh, Karen Meng Koon
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Mohd Zafian, Mohd Zawawi
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Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > Marketing
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > Consumer behavior. Consumers' preferences. Consumer research. Including consumer profiling
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering > Telecommunication > World Wide Web. Web portals. Web site development
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Research Management Centre (RMC)
Journal or Publication Title: Social and Management Research Journal (SMRJ)
UiTM Journal Collections: UiTM Journal > Social and Management Research Journal (SMRJ)
ISSN: 1675-7017
Volume: 6
Number: 2
Page Range: pp. 71-81
Official URL: https://smrj.uitm.edu.my/
Item ID: 13078
Uncontrolled Keywords: Website service quality, users, measurement model, Malaysia.
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/13078

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