A study on the perceptions of UiTM Sabah students towards fast food outlets / Roger Robert

Robert, Roger (2014) A study on the perceptions of UiTM Sabah students towards fast food outlets / Roger Robert. [Student Project] (Submitted)


The proliferation of fast food restaurants is one of the most notable developments
in Malaysia food service industry. The sector has grown at a rapid rate over the
past 20 years. Despite the continuing debate in western countries about fast
food's role and contributions toward the deterioration of public health marketing,
the industry is believed to be benefiting from the current local demographic trends,
urbanization and changing lifestyles. Given that college or university students are
considered as major customers of the fast food industry, it is noteworthy to identify
how the perceive industry in Malaysia. The Study initially explores University
students' of fast food outlet service quality. This study also examines the attributes
that influence students' preferences for the fast food outlet and analyses different
fast food brand positions in the college market. A survey conducted through
distributing questionnaires to university students in UiTM Sabah Branch from
different academic programs and faculties. The results indicate that university
students perceive fast food restaurants in KK area to be a high quality. Thus,
Marketers need to identify the factors that local consumers consider more
important when making a decision on the selection of the fast food outlet, as well
as their marketing strategies should have a sound understanding of consumers'
perceptions and preferences and how they differ across different demographic
and cultures.


Item Type: Student Project
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Robert, Roger
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology > Perception
T Technology > TX Home economics > Dining-room service
T Technology > TX Home economics > Food service
T Technology > TX Home economics > Restaurants, cafeterias, tearooms, etc.
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Sabah > Kota Kinabalu Campus > Faculty of Business and Management
Programme: Bachelor of Business Administration (Honors) Marketing
Keywords: Fast food restaurants; Food service industry; Fast food outlet; Service quality
Date: July 2014
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/49934
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