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dc.contributor.authorCho, Kai Siang.
dc.contributor.authorKoh, Juan Zhen.
dc.contributor.authorCheong, Phebe Qi Hui.
dc.date.accessioned2012-03-19T06:00:46Z
dc.date.available2012-03-19T06:00:46Z
dc.date.copyright2012en_US
dc.date.issued2012
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/48156
dc.description.abstractThis study explores how varying degrees of anthropomorphism affects service delivery in self-service technologies (SST), specifically on outcomes of perceived relational benefits, satisfaction and loyalty. In addition, extraversion was examined as moderating factor between these relationships. A laboratory experiment was conducted with 201 respondents using a hypothetical shopping mall concierge. 182 usable responses were yielded. The results showed that (1) increasing the degree of anthropomorphism leads to greater perceived relational benefits, satisfaction and outcome. However, the increase in perceived relational benefits, satisfaction and loyalty was greater when the degree of anthropomorphism increased from the low to moderate level. (2) Also, there was no perceived difference at the moderate and high degrees of anthropomorphism by the more and less extraverted individuals. Hence, looking at these results, it is sufficient for firms to anthropomorphise their SSTs to a moderate level to enhance the customer experience.en_US
dc.format.extent48 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Business::Information technology::Special systems or programsen_US
dc.titleIncorporating human characteristics into self-service technologies.en_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.schoolCollege of Business (Nanyang Business School)en_US
dc.description.degreeBUSINESSen_US
dc.contributor.supervisor2Lim Ai Ching Elisonen_US
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