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Managing customer satisfaction in consumer service businesses

John A. Czepiel

Managing customer satisfaction in consumer service businesses

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Published by Marketing Science Institute in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Statementby John A. Czepiel.
LC ClassificationsMLCM 81/1677
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 36 p. ; 28 cm.
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3834193M
LC Control Number81147751

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