Islamic Banking Experience of Pakistan: Comparison between Islamic and Conventional Banks

Ashfaq Ahmad, Kashif ur Rehman, Muhammad Iqbal Saif

Abstract


This study examines the relationship between service quality and customer satisfaction regarding Islamic banks as well as conventional banks in Pakistan. It also investigated how service quality affects customer satisfaction by assessing the magnitude of the relationship between selected variables. This study is important due to an emerging trend of Islamic banking practices in Pakistan in the existence of conventional banking system. Data were collected from 720 bank customers by using stratified random sampling. The results reflect that there is strong positive relationship between service quality and customer satisfaction in case of Islamic banks as well as in case of conventional banks. Findings showed that there is stronger positive relationship between service quality and customer satisfaction in Islamic banks as compared to Conventional banks in Pakistan.  The study has a number of implications for bankers, policy makers and academicians.

 

Key words: Islamic Banking, Bank Customers, Service Quality, Customer Satisfaction,Pakistan, Conventional bank

Full Text: PDF DOI: 10.5539/ijbm.v5n2p137

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