The Effect of Advertising on Expectations and Perception of the Brand with Emphasis on the Mediating Role of Customer Experience Management in the Insurance Industry

Document Type : Research Paper

Authors

1 PhD student, Department of Business Administration, U.A.E Branch, Islamic Azad University, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

2 Associate Professor, Department of Business Management, North Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

Abstract

This study aims to investigate the effect of advertising on expectations and perception of the brand with emphasis on the mediating role of customer experience management in the insurance industry. The present study is an applied research in terms of purpose. In terms of data collection method, it is a descriptive correlation and because the data were collected at a specific time, it is cross-sectional. Also, the main data for testing research hypotheses were collected in the field using a questionnaire. The statistical population of the present study consisted of customers of the insurance industry in Tehran. In order to determine the sample size, the principles of sample size in multivariate regression analysis were used to determine the sample size in structural equation modeling. The sample size was 385. The reliability and validity of the questionnaire were confirmed using face validity and reliability using confirmatory factor analysis, Cronbach's alpha coefficient and combined reliability. SPSS and LISREL software were used to analyze and test the research hypotheses. Findings from this study showed that advertising has a positive and significant effect on perception, brand expectation and customer experience management. Customer experience management also has a positive and significant effect on brand perception and expectation. Other findings of this study pointed to the positive and significant effect of the mediating role of customer experience management variable in the relationship between advertising and perception and expectations of the brand. Considering the findings of this study, advertising had the greatest effect on the customer experience. Also, the mediating effect of customer experience management variable in the relationship between advertising and brand perception was greater than the direct effect of advertising on brand perception.

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Volume 7, Issue 4
Autumn 2021
Pages 183-204
  • Receive Date: 26 September 2021
  • Revise Date: 24 November 2021
  • Accept Date: 07 December 2021