Article | 11th QMOD Conference. Quality Management and Organizational Development Attaining Sustainability From Organizational Excellence to SustainAble Excellence; 20-22 August; 2008 in Helsingborg; Sweden | Impact of Quality of Service Delivery in Business Education

Title:
Impact of Quality of Service Delivery in Business Education
Author:
Asma Asrar Qureshi: International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan Usman Mahmood: Center for Advanced Studies in Engineering, Islamabad, Pakistan
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Year:
2008
Conference:
11th QMOD Conference. Quality Management and Organizational Development Attaining Sustainability From Organizational Excellence to SustainAble Excellence; 20-22 August; 2008 in Helsingborg; Sweden
Issue:
033
Article no.:
010
Pages:
117-125
No. of pages:
9
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2008-12-09
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press; Linköpings universitet


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Purpose: Quality of Service (QoS) is a not new word now and it has become more of a necessity than a choice. If organizations want to have competitive edge in the industry they need to introduce quality based practices. With the increasing focus on the quality measures in all sectors; it is also the need of education sector for applying service quality concepts to business education.

Design/Methodology/Approach: In this paper certain quality indicators are identified for the business schools of Pakistan by conducting a comparative study between public and private sector business schools. The purpose of this study is to incorporate quality indicators and measuring QoS delivery; as a result of that business schools may be able to create benchmarks of quality to be used in other schools to sustain quality education.

Findings: Currently in Pakistan; there are few business schools which are providing quality in the limited context of teaching only; and have not been able to effectively focus on Quality of Service delivery to the external customers that is students. A preliminary model for Quality of education is designed and later on a comparative study between the public and private business schools of Pakistan is conducted.

Value: There is a lot of emphasis on class quality; that is; Quality of Education (QoE) where as process quality is equally important but ignored in Developing Countries (DCs) like Pakistan. The paper attempts to create an awareness of having a tradeoff between QoS delivery and QoE by maintaining the impact of QoE as opposed to quality of teaching in determining the overall quality of organization.

Keywords: Business Education; Business Schools; Quality of Service; Quality Indicators

11th QMOD Conference. Quality Management and Organizational Development Attaining Sustainability From Organizational Excellence to SustainAble Excellence; 20-22 August; 2008 in Helsingborg; Sweden

Author:
Asma Asrar Qureshi, Usman Mahmood
Title:
Impact of Quality of Service Delivery in Business Education
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11th QMOD Conference. Quality Management and Organizational Development Attaining Sustainability From Organizational Excellence to SustainAble Excellence; 20-22 August; 2008 in Helsingborg; Sweden

Author:
Asma Asrar Qureshi, Usman Mahmood
Title:
Impact of Quality of Service Delivery in Business Education
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