THE ROLE OF PUBLIC RELATION AS A TOOL FOR CUSTOMER SERVICE INDUSTRY ( A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIAN TELEVISION AUTHORITY ENUGU SERVICES TO SELECTED FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS)

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ABSTRACT
This research work tilled “ Public Relations as a tool for Customer Attraction and Retention in the service  Industry ( A case study of NTA Enugu services to some selected financial institutions)” was carried out with the objective of:
-Finding out the impact of public relations on consumer patronage of NTA Services 
-Finding out of public relations a successful tool in attracting and retaining customers.
-Finding out which public relations tools are most effective.
-Recommending what can be done to maintain and enhance public relations and its positive  effect on the company.
In achieving the above objectives, related literature were reviewed on how public relations can be effective to service  industries.
In addition secondary and primary data were collected from customers of NTA station Enugu.
Population of the  study impresses both relevant  staff  and management of NTA, two service companies which are NICON Insurance and Union Bank was studied. 
A population  of 21 was used for the  staff of NTA while 55 was used for the consumers.  The researcher used census survey  because the population is small and could be studied completely.
According to questionnaire  collected and interview conducted relevant  data were analyzed and  hypotheses tested.
The analyzed data brought out  the followings:    
-That public relation as a vital tool in attracting customers
-Also that public relations helps NTA in attracting and relating it’s numerous customers.
-That without  effective and efficient public relations activities  on the services industry (NTA) I customer relationship can not be cordial and this companies can never satisfy their customers let alone retaining them.
Based on the findings the following recommendations were made. 
-A market oriented public relations department should be built by the management  of all service industries especially NTA Enugu.
-Public relations tools employed by a company can attract and retain  patronage. The impact of these tools on consumers  can only be determined though researching into public relations activities so that the consumer will  be satisfied.
-Every staff of NTA  should always be conscious of  their treatment to customers.  Although a majority of  those respondents claimed to have a satisfactory relationship with the staff on NTA. It is not a bad idea of all the respondents have the some vie. This will give an edge to the firm over their competitors.  
If the above suggestions and recommendation are effectively and efficiently followed, the Nigeria Authority (NTA) will witness an increase  in their customer patronage  and thereby reap the benefit of a positive button life on an going base.
 
TABLE OF CONTENT 
TITLE PAGEII
APPROVAL  PAGEIII
DEDICATION IV
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT V
 ABSTRACT VII
TABLE OF CONTENTSX

CHAPTER ONE 
1.1BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY 1
1.2BACKGROUND OF NTA ENUGU1
1.3STATEMENT OF PROBLEM4
1.4OBJECTIVE OF STUDY4
1.5HYPOTHESIS FORMULATION 5
1.6SIGNIFICANCE OF STUDY 5
1.7LIMITATIONS OF STUDY 8
1.8DEFINITIONS OF TERMS 8

CHAPTER TWO
2.1PUBLIC RELATIONS  DEFINED 10
2.2OBJECTIVE OF PUBLIC RELATIONS11
2.3MEDIA USED IN PUBLIC RELATIONS12
2.4MIX FOR SERVICES MARKETING15
2.5WHO IS A CUSTOMER19
2.6WHAT IS CUSTOMERS ATTRACTION/RETENTION 19
2.7THE IMPACT OF PUBLIC RELATIONS ON CUSTOMERS 21
2.8ATTRACTION AND RETENTION  ON THE SERVICE INDUSTRY 21
2.9PUBLIC RELATIONS AS A TOOL FOR ATTRACTION AND RETENTION CUSTOMERS IN NTA SERVICES .23

CHAPTER THREE
RESEARCH DESIGN 24
3.1SOURCE OF DATA24
3.2POPULATION OF  STUDY25
3.3DETERMINATION OF SAMPLE SIZE25
3.4RESEARCH INSTRUMENT USED 28
3.5QUESTIONNAIRE  ADMINISTRATION AND RESPONSE  RATE29
3.6METHOD OF DATA ANALYSIS30

CHAPTER FOUR 
DATA PRESENTATION, ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION 
4.1DATA PRESENTATION AND ANALYSIS31
4.2TESTING OF HYPOTHESIS40

CHAPTER FIVE
SUMMARY  OF  FINDINGS, RECOMMENDATIONS AND CONCLUSIONS
5.0SUMMARY OF FINDINGS’47
5.1RECOMMENDATIONS48
5.2CONCLUSION 50
BIBLIOGRAPHY 61
        

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Ugwu, A. (2018). THE ROLE OF PUBLIC RELATION AS A TOOL FOR CUSTOMER SERVICE INDUSTRY ( A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIAN TELEVISION AUTHORITY ENUGU SERVICES TO SELECTED FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS). Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-public-relation-as-a-tool-for-customer-service-industry-a-case-study-of-nigerian-television-authority-enugu-services-to-selected-financial-institutions-2243

MLA 8th

Ugwu, Anderson "THE ROLE OF PUBLIC RELATION AS A TOOL FOR CUSTOMER SERVICE INDUSTRY ( A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIAN TELEVISION AUTHORITY ENUGU SERVICES TO SELECTED FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS)" Afribary. Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-public-relation-as-a-tool-for-customer-service-industry-a-case-study-of-nigerian-television-authority-enugu-services-to-selected-financial-institutions-2243. Accessed 10 Dec. 2022.

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Ugwu, Anderson . "THE ROLE OF PUBLIC RELATION AS A TOOL FOR CUSTOMER SERVICE INDUSTRY ( A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIAN TELEVISION AUTHORITY ENUGU SERVICES TO SELECTED FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS)". Afribary, Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018. Web. 10 Dec. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-public-relation-as-a-tool-for-customer-service-industry-a-case-study-of-nigerian-television-authority-enugu-services-to-selected-financial-institutions-2243 >.

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Ugwu, Anderson . "THE ROLE OF PUBLIC RELATION AS A TOOL FOR CUSTOMER SERVICE INDUSTRY ( A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIAN TELEVISION AUTHORITY ENUGU SERVICES TO SELECTED FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS)" Afribary (2018). Accessed December 10, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/the-role-of-public-relation-as-a-tool-for-customer-service-industry-a-case-study-of-nigerian-television-authority-enugu-services-to-selected-financial-institutions-2243