Word of Mouth (WOM) of Purchase Decision


  • Nur A’mirah Hassan Basri
  • Roslina Ahmad Faiz
  • I Anuar
  • Khairul Azam Ismail




WOM has been acknowledged as the ultimate driver for a success of restaurant business and these studies focus attributes of WOM toward purchase decision. This study focuses on the relationship between attributes of WOM towards purchase decision in Malay Upscale Restaurant. The study analyses service quality, food quality, physical environment quality and price as the focus attributes towards decision making of the Malay upscale post purchase. 300 respondents were used for this studies. A multiple regression analysis was undertaken to analyse the data. The results has shown that physical environment quality bring the most impact on the (WOM).

2398-4279 © 2016. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK.. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

Keywords: Malay Upscale, Word of Mouth, Fine dining, purchase decision


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