Foreign customers’ satisfactions in local enterprises: the case of selected restaurants in Dar es Salaam city.

dc.contributor.authorNyengella, Adrian Kaspary
dc.date.accessioned2020-05-06T09:48:56Z
dc.date.available2020-05-06T09:48:56Z
dc.date.issued2017
dc.descriptionAvailable in print form, East Africana Collection, Dr. Wilbert Chagula Library, Class mark (THS EAF HF5415.5T34.N936)en_US
dc.description.abstractThis study intended to assess factors influencing customers’ satisfaction in restaurant industry in Tanzania. Dar es Salaam city was taken as the case study due to the fact that it has many restaurants and many foreigners. The study composed of four specific objectives which are; to determine the influence of food qualities on foreign customer satisfaction, to determine the influence of service qualities on foreign customer satisfaction, to determine the influence of physical environment on foreign customer satisfaction and, to determine the influence of price on foreign customer satisfaction. Data were collected from 82 simple random sampling technique foreign customers attending services in restaurants in Dar es Salaam city. Both primary and secondary data were collected. Primary data were collected using open and close ended questionnaires and interview guide while secondary data were attained from sell books in restaurants. Statistical data from questionnaires were processed using SPSS in order to get Chi-squire in order to test relationship between dependent and independent variables and findings were presented in tables followed by in detailed discussion supported by findings from other studies. Qualitative data were analysed based on content analysis in supplementing statistical data. Findings from the study indicated that combination of factors namely, food quality, service quality, physical environment and price influences foreign customers’ satisfaction in restaurants in Dar es Salaam city. It is found that, customers who repeated services in the same restaurants were influenced by combination of those mentioned factors. Based on the findings, it is recommended that, restaurants owners in Tanzania are needed to improve food quality, service delivery, physical environment and price that are affordable so as to retain and attract customers especially foreigners. This will improve restaurants oriented business not only in Dar es Salaam city but also other cities attended by foreigners. Furthermore, the strategies should be included in the policies of the companies for effective implementation and execution for performance. In that case, several areas may be as well thought to be inquired for instance perception of foreign customers on services provided by local restaurants in Dar es Salaam city.en_US
dc.identifier.citationNyengella, A. K. (2017). Foreign customers’ satisfactions in local enterprises: the case of selected restaurants in Dar es Salaam city. Master dissertation, University of Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://41.86.178.5:8080/xmlui/handle/123456789/10713
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherUniversity of Dar es Salaamen_US
dc.subjectCustomer servicesen_US
dc.subjectBusiness enterprisesen_US
dc.subjectCustomer satisfactionen_US
dc.subjectRestaurantsen_US
dc.subjectDar es Salaam cityen_US
dc.subjectTanzaniaen_US
dc.titleForeign customers’ satisfactions in local enterprises: the case of selected restaurants in Dar es Salaam city.en_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
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