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Service quality in leisure, events, tourism and sport.

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This book offers an understanding of the underpinning theory of service quality as well as informs the reader of the practical application of service quality management tools and techniques in the context of the leisure, events, tourism and sport (LETS) industry and its specific demands. This second edition has updated some sections and chapters, particularly in the area of quality tools and metho...

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Chapter 7 (Page no: 172)

Service culture.

This chapter highlights the importance of service culture to the achievement of quality in the leisure, events, tourism and sport (LETS) industry and the crucial role of staff in this process. It highlights how staff and their interaction with customers (which is central to many contexts) can be managed and enhanced. Source of service culture conflict are discussed, and the notions of emotional labour and emotional engagement of staff are explored in depth, building on the application of Human Sigma theory.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 5) The LETS experience economy. Author(s): Buswell, J. Williams, C. Sutton, C.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 34) Service characteristics and the nature of the LETS product. Author(s): Buswell, J. Williams, C. Sutton, C.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 63) Service providers and consumers: a multidimensional interface. Author(s): Buswell, J. Williams, C. Sutton, C.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 96) Quality and satisfaction concepts. Author(s): Buswell, J. Williams, C. Sutton, C.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 117) Service and experience design. Author(s): Buswell, J. Williams, C. Sutton, C.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 156) Capacity management. Author(s): Buswell, J. Williams, C. Sutton, C.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 192) Business improvement through the use of quality systems and models. Author(s): Buswell, J. Williams, C. Sutton, C.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 227) Principles of monitoring service quality. Author(s): Buswell, J. Williams, C. Sutton, C.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 250) Measuring service quality and satisfaction. Author(s): Buswell, J. Williams, C. Sutton, C.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 270) Business improvement strategy: a navigation plan for LETS professionals. Author(s): Buswell, J. Williams, C. Sutton, C.