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ISSN : 2233-4165(Print)
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Journal of Industrial Distribution & Business Vol.9 No.2 pp.27-38

A Study on Customer Satisfaction Factors of Supply Chain Management Support Center(SCSC)

Byung-Mo Coo*
* Assistant Professor, Dept. of International Business and Management, Hansei University, Korea. Tel: +82-31-450-9813, E-mail:
January 19, 2018 February 5, 2018 February 15, 2018


Purpose – This study centers on field surveys aimed at deriving the customer satisfaction factors of customer support centers that are positioned between suppliers and consumers in the supply chain. They consists of manufacturing, sales, distribution, consumption and collection, and that are in charge of core functions for suppliers’ customer satisfaction management and consumers’ satisfaction with consuming activities.
Research design, data, and methodology – The customer satisfaction factors of customer support centers were derived through literature review and expert opinion surveys, and a questionnaire was developed through a process of the refinement of variables using pilot tests and 330 questionnaire sheets were distributed. The questionnaire sheets were collected and opinions in them were analyzed using fuzzy AHP methodology.
Results – Three factors, which are turnover intentions, motivation, and job satisfaction, were derived as customer satisfaction factors of customer support centers, and the ranking relationships of these three factors were analyzed. In addition, the ranking relationships among six execution variables of turnover intentions, 10 execution variables of motivation, and 10 execution variables of job satisfaction were analyzed using fuzzy AHP methodology to obtain quite significant results. Based on the results of this study, three implications in the three strategic aspects and an implication in the academic aspects are presented.
Conclusions – Motivation and job satisfaction, job satisfaction and turnover intentions, and motivation and turnover intentions are not formed by independent or different factors or environments. They are in the same context with each other (maintaining high correlations) and are in the relationships of virtuous circles in which they complement each other.

JEL Classifications: C33, C42, D3, I3, J63.






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