Service-dominant logic: Reactions, reflections and refinements

Robert F. Lusch, Stephen L. Vargo

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As one of its own foundational premises implies, the value of service-dominant (S-D) logic is necessarily in its open, collaborative effort. Thus, the authors invite and welcome both elaborative and critical viewpoints. Five recurring, contentious issues among collaborating scholars, as they attempt to understand the full nature and scope of S-D logic, are identified. These issues are clarified and refined, as is appropriate to this co-creation of a service-centric philosophy by the worldwide marketing community.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)281-288
Number of pages8
JournalMarketing Theory
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 2006
Externally publishedYes


  • S-D logic
  • marketing theory
  • relationship marketing
  • resource integration
  • resource theory
  • service marketing
  • service-dominant logic

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Marketing


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