What Defines a Professional in the Service Industry?

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Ignatius D, Manager, India
🔥NEW You are known by your occupation and some occupations give you a claim to the "professional" status. Musicians, business executives, teachers, social workers describe their occupation as professions. But are all the people in these occupations that claim to be professions considered as professionals by society? The society gives the professional label to only some of the occupations, doctors are professionals while an auto mechanic is not. But it's not as black and white as it seems a gray area exists. Ashish Nanda tries to address who can be considered as a professional in the service industry. Professionals are considered as a subcategory of service providers. So, what do professionals differ from other service providers? This can be answered by understanding what the aspects of service provision are and how various categories of service provisions differ from each other. Professional service provision includes 3 activities which are: diagnosis, inference, and treatment.
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