MANAGING SERVICE QUALITY IN HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY THROUGH MANAGING THE MOMENT OF TRUTH: A THEORETICAL APPROACH

Deborah Christine Widjaja




Abstract


Hospitality industry is one of the service businesses that pays so much attention to service quality as it is the main intangible product that it produces. This short article examines how to manage service quality in hospitality industry through managing the 'moment of truth' or service encounter. The analysis is done by referring to some problems and challenges in managing service encounters. The results of the analysis show some important points to consider when managing service encounters.


Keywords


Service quality, service encounter, moment of truth, non-verbal cues, service blueprint.

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