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Krista Holt
Senior Director, Research & Design, Vital Findings

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Three seven-point, Likert-type items are used to measure a person’s belief that being in a particular restaurant gives him/her the feeling of being special and having more social status than in other restaurants. 

The extent to which a person believes that a restaurant is very special and has more social status than other restaurants is measured using seven-point, Likert-type items.  A two- and a four-item version are provided. 

The scale has three, seven-point items that measure how much a person believes the review of an experience written by someone else is specific in its details rather than general.

With four items and a seven-point Likert-type response format, the scale measures the degree of concern a person has about tipping at a particular service-related retail establishment.  The scale is flexible for use in a variety of contexts in which tipping is relevant. 

The scale is composed of four, seven-point items that measure a consumer’s likelihood of going to a particular restaurant in the unspecified future.

The degree to which a person believes that a particular organization cares about its customers and is helpful is measured with this five-point scale.  A two and a four item version are discussed.  While the scale was made for use in the hospitality industry, it could be easily used with many other businesses as well.  With a minor change in one of the items, the scale could be used with non-businesses as well.

With four, seven-point Likert-type items, the scale measures the degree to which a person believes a particular place is unique in the sense that it has distinctive characteristics not found in other places it might be compared to.

The extent to which a person has a positive sentimental attachment to a particular place due to some event(s) that occurred there is measured using four, seven-point Likert-type items.

The likelihood of engaging in certain loyalty-related activities are measured with this seven-point scale.  Versions with three, four, and six items are discussed.  While the scale might be adapted for use with a variety of businesses, it is most suited for hotels and restaurants.

The degree to which a customer is glad about a decision he/she made and believes that it was the right decision is measured with three, seven-point Likert-type items.