Factors Affecting Customer Loyalty in Banking Sector of Hyderabad, Pakistan: A Study on Conventional and Islamic Banking

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Zuhaib Khokhar
Iqra Laghari
Muhammad Qasim Lakhani

Abstract

Customers are the prime means for any company or an organization to be successful. Customer loyalty plays a very crucial role in the success of an organization. This research is based on identifying the factors that affect the loyalty of customers in Conventional and Islamic Banking. A sample of 200 respondents were selected which further classified into Conventional and Islamic Banking. There were 143 respondents of conventional banking (including 80 male and 63 female), whereas Islamic banking includes 57 respondents in which male and female accounts for 37 and 20 respectively. The data was collected using Convenience Random Sampling Technique and then transacted into software known as IBM SPSS Statistics version 21. Major four (4) tests were done such as Factor Loading (Confirmative Factor Analysis: CFA), Reliability (Cronbach’s Alpha), t-Test and finally Linear Regression Analysis. There are two (2) variables such as Independent Variables and Dependent Variable. Independent Variables include service quality, customer satisfaction, customer trust, and brand image. Dependent Variable includes only customer loyalty. The data was collected using questionnaire as an instrument for collecting data; the questionnaire contains both closed-ended and open-ended questions. There are five (5) construct in the study and each possesses five (5) items and open-ended questions contain three (3) questions. Data was analyzed using the SPSS software. The results show that there is positive significant relationship of service quality, customer satisfaction, customer trust, and brand image on customer loyalty of both conventional and Islamic banking. Based on findings, it was recommended to prohibit interest (Riba) from banking sectors whether they are conventional or Islamic, there is a need to train employees to behave properly with their customers, and time incurred in transactions should be improved and counters should be increased because of rush of people in banks.

Keywords:
Islamic banking, conventional banking, customer loyalty, customer satisfaction, service quality, customer trust, brand image

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Khokhar, Z., Laghari, I., & Lakhani, M. Q. (2019). Factors Affecting Customer Loyalty in Banking Sector of Hyderabad, Pakistan: A Study on Conventional and Islamic Banking. South Asian Journal of Social Studies and Economics, 5(3), 1-16. https://doi.org/10.9734/sajsse/2019/v5i330148
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