Interlinking Service Delivery Innovation And Service Quality: A Conceptual Framework
The purpose of writing this paper is to present the relationship between service delivery innovation and service quality in service organizations and to establish a research conceptual framework about this relationship. There are few studies that illustrate the relationship between service delivery innovation and its impact on service quality. This paper theoretically examines the antecedents and consequences of service delivery innovation and its influence on service quality. Authors suggest that customer service is an important mediator between service delivery innovation and service quality which affects the service quality of a firm. The recommended framework and its relationships with service quality present practical guidance for service managers to observe their service delivery in an effort to improve service quality by delivering superior customer service for their customers in a distinctive manner that leads to enhances firms competitiveness.