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What is a Service?

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A service is a product or offering that has intangible elements. Services offer something non-physical that you can't reach out and touch but that has value nonetheless. Examples of intangible elements of services include things like process execution, operations, knowledge, skill, support, ingenuity, management, leadership, professionalism and social aspects such as friendly staff.
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Definition (1)
A product or offering that has intangible elements.
Definition (2)
A product, activity or offering that derives significant value from intangible elements such as support, advice, process execution, operations, management and customer service.
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