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This is assignment is divided into two sections. A workbook and a journal review.
1.    The Workbook:  Around 1500 words each question has certain number of words.
It critically discusses major service management concepts and theories. You must follow the marking schedule because the marker will use it when marking this workbook.
Criteria    Tick when checked    Excellent         ?         Poor    Criteria
Workbook has been engaged with fully – 600 words (not including references)
Little engagement evident – 600 words (not including references)
Theoretical concepts linked to ideas of analysis in each question
Little links between theory and ideas of analysis
Specific examples provided to support assertions in each question
Little evidence provided or generalizations
Answers are comprehensive and relevant in each question
Answers are superficial or disconnected
Answers are logical and well- structured in each question
Answers are disorganized or unclear
Correct spelling, grammar and paragraph structure in each question            Numerous typos or unclear writing
Workbook answers should be referenced to textbook  and other readings as appropriate
Incorrect referencing
Journal review is well written, follows examples given and includes at least  6 including 4 journal references and the textbook            Incorrect referencing
Conforms to the guidelines discussed in lectures
Little evidence of compliance
General Comments
This workbook covers Chapters 1-5 of this textbook:
Johnston, R., Clark, G. and Shulver, M. (2012) Service operations management: Improving service delivery (4th Edition). Prentice Hall: Sydney
You need to use this textbook as a guide, but dont copy or/and use examples from it.
Chapters 1 and 2 – Introduction and Understanding the Challenges for Operations Managers
1. Think of a time when you received poor service. What do you think were the causes of the poor service?
(90 words)
2. Consider Massey University, or another school or educational institution you are familiar with. What do you think are the challenges their service delivery operations face in providing you with good service?
(65 words)
3. What are the key strategic and tactical challenges of a medical center?
(80 words)
4. What are the challenges for different types of services? Use your own examples – not ones from Chapter 2 of the textbook.
A.    Business to business:
(30 words)
B.    Business to customer:
(30 words)
C.    Internal:
(30    ords)
D.    Public:
(30    ords)
E.    Not-for-profit
(30 words)
5.  Imagine you are opening a boutique cinema with a nice café in Browns Bay. Use Johnston, Clark and Shulvers inside-out versus outside-in thinking to explain how the consumers experience differs from going to the movies in a large multiplex cinema (see Figure 2.1).
(80 words)
6.  Service types differ because the volume of transactions. What sort of management challenges arise from increased volume? Use fast food, a large merchandiser like The Warehouse, or a cinema multiplex as an example.
(40 words)
7. What is meant by capability versus commodity processes? Use an example to explain.
(90 words)
Chapter 3 – Developing and using the service concept
1.  a service concept for a boutique cinema with a nice cafe. (e.g. Focal Point Cinema in Feilding –
(65 words)
2. Using the service concept you have written above, explain why is it important for a service organisation to have a service concept?
(65 words)
3. Draw a capability map below for changing a more traditional museum (e.g. Auckland Museum) to a more ‘contemporary museum (e.g. Te Papa in Wellington). Use Figure 3.4 as a basis for your capability map.
Chapter 4 – Understanding customers and relationships
1. Why should service organisations be focused on relationships with customers? Using Case 4.5(National Grid Transco Group) explain why it is important to develop relationships.
2. Roughly calculate your lifetime value to the university as a student (assuming you complete your degree and go on and do a Masters degree at a later date).
8. What are the three forms of customer relationship according to Johnston et al?
3. What is Customer Relationships Management (CRM)? Banks use CRM systems.  How do banks use CRM to connect to customers?
(55 words)
4. Why have key account managers? (KAM)  Do you think  and service are the same thing, different, or inter-dependent?
(55 words)
Chapter 5 – Managing customer expectations and perceptions
1. using the example of buying an iPad (or phone) through the internet explain what is meant by perception and expectation in service quality?
(40 words)
2. What is customer confidence and why should you know what it means? Use the example of internet shopping to explain.
(30 words)
3. Define ‘fuzzy expectation and ‘zone of tolerance? Give examples from your own experience of your first day attending university.
(55 words)
4. Service management is often called promise management. Why?
(55 words)
5. Should you over-promise and under-deliver, under-promise and over -deliver, or simply deliver what you promise?
(55 words)
6. Explain Gap 1 and Gap 2 in the simplified gap model given in Figure 5.3. Use an example from your own experience to explain the gaps.
(65 words)
7. Using Figure 5.7 show how you come to an impression of a typical transaction at a bank.
(55 words)
8. Using staying at a budget hotel as an example, what are the hygiene, enhancing, neutral and critical quality factors?
9. Using Singapore Airlines as an example (Case Example 5.2) summarise how they collect information about customer satisfaction and explain why this is important.
(55 words)
10. Using the eighteen service quality factors cloud below, explain what they mean for a domestic airline flight within New Zealand or any other country.
11. How can a service be specified? Use an example of staying at an elite hotel to illustrate your answer following Table 5.2.
Service Elements    Quality Factors    Standard    Procedures for Conformance
Part Two
2.    Journal review:
Write about 700 words journal review of this journal:
Grönroos, C. (1994). From scientific management to service management. International Journal of Service Industry Management, 5(1), 5-20. doi: 10.1108/09564239410051885
Use 9 references in this journal review, include 6 other journal articles, 2 textbooks (use the same book you used in the workbook), other textbook, and one website.
Johnston, R., Clark, G. and Shulver, M. (2012) Service operations management: Improving service delivery (4th Edition). Prentice Hall: Sydney
In the review use the following paragraph structure.
1. Provide a brief introduction saying what you are going to say.
Summarise Article
2. Provide a brief summary of the article such as why it was written, what it aims to do, and what its key point/s are.
3, 4, 5. (3 paragraphs as this is the most important bit of the review). Assess the significance of the article by telling the reader how much it has been cited in later work, and whether not you think the article is useful by using evidence such as other articles which have criticised this article. You can also use your own experience in this section.
6. Conclusion – briefly summarise your review