Consumer satisfaction and loyalty derived from the perceived quality of individual banking services: A field study in Eskisehir from Turkey

ÇALIK N., Balta N. F.

JOURNAL OF FINANCIAL SERVICES MARKETING, vol.10, no.4, pp.135-149, 2006 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1057/palgrave.fsm.4760020
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)
  • Page Numbers: pp.135-149
  • Keywords: Loyalty, satisfaction, service quality
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


The research project intends to find out the differences in the quality of the services rendered by the national banks of Turkey as perceived by the bank customers. This paper is an academically held field research conducted in May 2000 in the city of Eskisehir Turkey, covering 1340 respondents who are regular bank customers, that is, who carry out banking transactions more than once in a month. These banks are all well-known, nationwide financial institutions publicly or privately owned and are classified under three main groups depending on their ownership style and their size. Respondents are selected systematically from different age groups, income groups, and occupations reflecting both sexes. A questionnaire form included ten close-end multiple-choice questions (excluding demographic questions) is designed for the research purpose