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Service climate as a mediator of organizational empowerment in customer-service employees



Service climate as a mediator of organizational empowerment in customer-service employees



Spanish Journal of Psychology 17: E4



The aim of this study is to examine the mediating role of the service climate between organizational empowerment (i.e., dynamic structural framework, control of workplace decisions, fluidity in information sharing) and service quality (functional and relational). 428 contact employees from 46 hotels participated in the survey. Correlations demonstrated that dynamic structural framework, control decisions, and fluidity in information sharing are related to both functional and relational service quality. Regression analyses and Sobel tests revealed that service climate totally mediated the relationship between all three dimensions of organizational empowerment and relational service quality. Implications for practice and future research are discussed.

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DOI: 10.1017/sjp.2014.4


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