Competitiveness in Higher Education : a Need for Marketing Orientation and Service Quality
The aim of this paper is to determine the relationship between students' expectations at time of enrollment at higher education institution and their perception of different aspects of educational service quality received. Three Business Schools (Osijek, Croatia - EFO, Ljubljana, Slovenia - FELU and Szeged, Hungary - GTK) took part in this research which was based on SERVQUAL model. The higher education market in Croatia, Slovenia and Hungary was analyzed, the competitive ability of individual faculty was determined and the possible marketing strategies in order to improve their educational service quality. (original abstract)
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