Vol. 22 No. 2
Relationships among Internal Marketing, Employee Job Satisfaction and International Hotel Performance: An Empirical Study
Ing-San Hwang National Taipei University, Taiwan Der-Jang Chi National Taipei University, Taiwan The concept of internal marketing employed in the service sector is crucial to excellent service provision and successful external marketing which calls for an exploration in details. Taking this concept into account, this paperptesents an empirical study on the correlations among internal marketing, employee job satisfaction and organizational performance with respect to international hotels in Taiwan. Findings show significant correlations among internal marketing, employee job satisfaction and performance of international hotels. These findings can provide a basis for futurv academic research of related topics as well as a solid reference for business owners and managers in the service sector I. Introduction Several experts (Thomas. 1978; Gronroos. 1990; Kotler. 2000) have consecutively proposed a conceptual framework of service marketing known as the "Service Triangle" to incorporate the concepts of Internal Marketing, External Marketing and Interaction Marketing into a more intensive concept, in developing these marketing strategies, attention shall be given to conventional marketing strategies with the aim of providing services that are unique and acceptable to the external customers to win their loyalty. Attention shall also be given to the value of employees, with the goal of determining them to be a contributory to the overall "organizational capital" of the business. Kotler (2(XX)) explains that internal marketing is more important than conventional external marketing. Further, Greene et al., (1994) point out that internal marketing is the key to excellent service and to successful external marketing. These two views justify the exploration ofthe marketing concept,... [continues]
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