Customer Loyalty and Relationship Marketing in the Nepalese Telecommunications Sector

Authors

  • Bhanu Bhakta Sharma Nepal Commerce Campus, Faculty of Management, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
  • Bhupendra Jung Shahi Nepal Commerce Campus, Faculty of Management, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
  • Rewan Kumar Dahal Nepal Commerce Campus, Faculty of Management, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/harvest.v2i1.54405

Keywords:

commitment, communication, conflict handling, customer relationship marketing trust, trust

Abstract

RM (Relationship Marketing) and CL (Customer Loyalty) have attracted a great deal of academic and professional attention over the past few decades. RM became a key trend in the marketing and management industries. Mobile communications networks have been a prominent infrastructure driving substantial economic growth in developing countries like Nepal. This study investigated CRM (Customer Relationship Marketing) and CL in the telecommunication industry in Nepal. A descriptive and causal-comparative research design has been adopted for this study as it seeks to identify the key variables of CRM and CL in the telecommunication industry in Nepal. Using survey methods, structured questionnaires with a five-point Likert scale on each dependent and independent variable were administered to obtain responses from mobile users. In this study, quantitative techniques have been used to analyze primary data collected through a survey. This study found a positive relationship between CL and its variables trust, communication, commitment, and conflict handling. Trust and commitment were the primary factors of CL in RM in the Nepalese telecom industry, with varied effects according to the measures of CL.

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Published

2023-05-15

How to Cite

Sharma, B. B., Shahi, B. J., & Dahal, R. K. (2023). Customer Loyalty and Relationship Marketing in the Nepalese Telecommunications Sector. The Harvest, 2(1), 1–16. https://doi.org/10.3126/harvest.v2i1.54405

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