The purpose of this paper is to study the relationship between customer relationship management (CRM) system and customer satisfaction in branches of Ghavamin Bank in the capital city of Iran, Tehran.
Based on the review of literature a questionnaire was designed. After the verification of its validity and reliability, the data were collected from statistical population, the customers of selected branches at Tehran city. The data were analyzed using inferential statistics and the SPSS software, and frequency distribution, distribution indexes, Pearson's correlation, and regression methods were also used.
The results revealed that the four factors of CRM system, i.e. service quality, service characteristics, level of service access, and handling complaints have a positive effect on customer satisfaction in the surveyed branches of Ghavamin Bank.
The sample is restricted to only one city, so in generalizability of the obtained results caution should be taken.
Given the ever growing importance of banking industry in Iran as a developing country, the results of this study could help policy makers of the surveyed bank to realize the importance of CRM's criteria and characteristics in increasing customer satisfaction.
Rezghi Rostami, A., Valmohammadi, C. and Yousefpoor, J. (2014), "The relationship between customer satisfaction and customer relationship management system; a case study of Ghavamin Bank", Industrial and Commercial Training, Vol. 46 No. 4, pp. 220-227. https://doi.org/10.1108/ICT-10-2013-0067
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