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A Study on marketing and customer satisfaction in timber and furniture businesses in state owned enterprise

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dc.contributor.advisor Devapriya, KAK
dc.contributor.author Manawadu, AC
dc.date.accessioned 2019-10-15T06:40:16Z
dc.date.available 2019-10-15T06:40:16Z
dc.identifier.uri http://dl.lib.mrt.ac.lk/handle/123/15051
dc.description.abstract The Thesis is based on the timber and furniture production of the State Own Enterprise (SOE). The research is conducted in the case study method, in which a data analysis is represented and a random feedback is obtained through a questionnaire presented to selected customers and showroom manager as well. Even the top management is also provided with the opportunity to express about their attitudes and the achievements in their strategic implementations. Concept of consumer based product development in the timber business is thoroughly discussed all over the research where it outlines the importance and strategies of creating a better customer relationship for furniture and timber product market. Moreover, it surveys about the commercial strategic plan of the SOE and how the strategic plan is implemented. The strengths, weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats which influence the SOE is also researched and discussed. Customer feedback on the timber products also has been collected through a random questionnaire basis which included almost all aspects regarding the timber production of SOE. The customer relationship and satisfaction for timber and timber products in the market were analysed through this questionnaire. Another questionnaire has also been conducted with sales officers of the furniture outlets to examine the consumer behaviour so far. Through this questionnaire it was able to collect information on the reasons for customers being interested on SOE products and the reasons for their disappointments as well. With the results obtained through data analysis are information collected, conclusions are made and further recommendations are present. It is concluded to study the concept of consumer based product development in timber business. Further, it is identified the importance of applying a suitable marketing strategy and a suitable commercial strategy for furniture production. Amongst all, creation of better customer relationship for timber product markets could be identifies as the utmost requirement. Further research is suggest, such that to discuss about the employee satisfaction and utilization of modern machinery in furniture production. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Marketing Strategy en_US
dc.subject Marketing Concepts en_US
dc.subject Segmentation en_US
dc.subject Price en_US
dc.subject Quality Management en_US
dc.subject Customer Satisfaction en_US
dc.title A Study on marketing and customer satisfaction in timber and furniture businesses in state owned enterprise en_US
dc.type Thesis-Abstract en_US
dc.identifier.faculty Architecture en_US
dc.identifier.degree M.Sc. in Project Management en_US
dc.identifier.department Department of Building Economics en_US
dc.date.accept 2018-06
dc.identifier.accno TH3786 en_US


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