Group Norms and Consumer Behaviour
AbstractThe impact of group norms on forming consumer behaviour is an important attribute of man’s social life. The market segmentation principles acknowledge the presence of this phenomenon. People belong to different age group, professional status, income levels, educational status etc. are seemed to display some specific consumer behaviour that can be attributed to a particular group. The present study attempts to find the influence of certain selected group norms on consumption pattern.
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Date of creation: Jan 2011
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Group norms; peer influence; consumer behaviour; culture and consumption; social norms;
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This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2011-01-30 (All new papers)
- NEP-EVO-2011-01-30 (Evolutionary Economics)
- NEP-SOC-2011-01-30 (Social Norms & Social Capital)
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- Aaker, Jennifer L & Maheswaran, Durairaj, 1997. " The Effect of Cultural Orientation on Persuasion," Journal of Consumer Research, University of Chicago Press, vol. 24(3), pages 315-28, December.
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