The Satisfaction Preferences Measurement of Profile Design
The purpose of this study is to identify the quality of the product and the key product features based on customer satisfaction through the Kansei Engineering (KE) and Kano Model (KM). There were 509 respondents involved in this survey to answer the questionnaires developed that contains of 8 shampoo bottles design, 6 words representing emotional quality based on Kansei Words (such as Dull~Attractive; Difficult to Use ~ Easy to Use; Common ~ Unique; Stiff ~ Elegant; Complicated ~ Simple; Awkward ~ Comfortable), and 6 questions towards functional and dysfunctional attributes of quality based Kano method. Mostly of survey respondents feels that the proposed of shampoo bottle designs as 'Indifferent' (I) quality attributes. Also, the results showed that of the “K2” (in-out mechanism toward liquid inside the shampoo bottle) using 'flip top' cap is mostly having siginificant correlation with the design in the eyes of customers based on 'Stiff ~ Elegant' (SE), 'Difficult ~ Easy' to use (DE) and 'Dull ~ Attractive' (DA). This study found and showed the design of products can be interpreted using Kansei Words towards what the articulation of the design profile that represented the customers' emotional design.
Mohd Mustafa Al Bakri Abdullah, Rafiza Abd Razak, Muhammad Mahyiddin Ramli, Shayfull Zamree Abd Rahim, Rizalafande Che Ismail and Mohd Nasir Mat Saad
H. Sihombing et al., "The Satisfaction Preferences Measurement of Profile Design", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 815, pp. 304-312, 2015