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Koh, Tat Koon – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This dissertation consists of three studies that examine dynamics on Business-to-Business (B2B) exchanges and crowd-based design contest platforms. In the first study, we examine trust formation and development in global buyer-supplier relationships. Trust affects all business relationships, especially global B2B transactions due to the distances…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Business, Relationship, Competition
Yankelovich, Daniel; And Others – 1984
This report summarizes results of a 1984 study of the lifestyles, values, buying behavior, and media habits of the Hispanic American market. First, a number of shifts in U.S. political, social, and economic life (since 1981, when the first study of this type was conducted) which are changing the orientation of Hispanics are discussed. These shifts…
Descriptors: Advertising, Consumer Economics, Educational Attainment, Group Unity
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Feld, Ashley L.; Rogers, Todd; Gaber, Jennifer; Pikowski, Jessica; Farrelly, Matthew C.; Henriksen, Lisa; Johnson, Trent O.; Halpern-Felsher, Bonnie; Andersen-Rodgers, Elizabeth; Zhang, Xueying – Health Education & Behavior, 2022
Background: As of September 2020, more than 300 state and local jurisdictions restrict the sales of flavored tobacco, with some including menthol. Aims: To evaluate the impact of local ordinances restricting the sale of flavored tobacco, we surveyed Californians regarding policy support and perceived access to flavored tobacco. Methods: In 2019,…
Descriptors: Smoking, Prevention, State Policy, Youth
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Miltenberger, Raymond G. – International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy, 2005
This paper discusses the role of automatic negative reinforcement in the maintenance of clinical problems. Following a brief introduction to the functional conceptualization of clinical problems and discussion of four classes of reinforcement maintaining clinical problems, the paper suggests that automatic negative reinforcement is an understudied…
Descriptors: Negative Reinforcement, Behavior Problems, Eating Disorders, Self Destructive Behavior
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Rojas, Joanne P.; Tyler, Kenneth M. – Creativity Research Journal, 2018
Within the investment theory of creativity (Sternberg & Lubart, 1996), creativity is defined as a 2-part process of "buying low" by investing in unusual ideas and then "selling high" by convincing others of the value or usefulness of these new ideas. This process requires both creative ideation and perseverance. The purpose…
Descriptors: Creativity Tests, Behavior Rating Scales, Psychometrics, Creativity
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Anderson, Carla; Card, Karen – College Student Journal, 2015
The purpose of this quasi-experimental nonequivalent control group study was to determine the influence that a financial education intervention administered in First Year Experience courses had on students' perceptions of their financial behavior such as compulsive spending and credit card use. This study utilized the five-point Likert-type…
Descriptors: Quasiexperimental Design, Control Groups, Money Management, Credit (Finance)
Kerski, Joseph – Geography Teacher, 2018
In this 22-question activity, high school students investigate the spatial distribution of marijuana stores in Colorado using an interactive web map containing stores, centers, highways, population, and other data at several scales. After completing this lesson, students will know and be able to: (1) Use interactive maps, layers, and tools in…
Descriptors: Geographic Distribution, Marijuana, High School Students, Retailing
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Carvalho, Telma; Alvarez, Maria-João; Barz, Milena; Schwarzer, Ralf – Health Education & Behavior, 2015
Objective: Motivation is not sufficient to actually use condoms, as self-regulatory processes are needed to translate motivation into action. Buying condoms and carrying them constitute preparatory behaviors that may serve as proximal predictors of action. Whether or not such preparatory behaviors operate as mediators between intention and action…
Descriptors: Males, Health Behavior, Prevention, Sexuality
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Kelman, Steven – Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2006
One answer to the question of why government organizations don't perform better - common in academic "public choice" literature but also in folk wisdom--is that resources come too easily, independent of performance. Some business management literature suggests that a crisis in resource flows can force successful change--"necessity is the mother of…
Descriptors: Competition, Behavior Modification, Federal Government, Behavior Change
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King, Keith A.; Merianos, Ashley L.; Vidourek, Rebecca A. – American Journal of Health Education, 2016
Background: Because marijuana is becoming more accessible and perceived norms of use are becoming increasingly more favorable, research is needed to understand characteristics of marijuana acquisition among adolescents. Purpose: The study purpose was to examine whether sources and locations where adolescent users obtain and use marijuana differed…
Descriptors: Marijuana, Adolescents, Drug Abuse, Behavior
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Chao, Yu-Long – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2014
With an attempt to realize the effectiveness of a university's policy on motorcycle emission, this study compared its students' participation behavior, associated knowledge, and attitudes toward relevant environmental issues with those of three other universities without similar measures. The results of a survey on a total of 504 students revealed…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Student Behavior, College Students, Motor Vehicles
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Olafson, Lori; Schraw, Gregory; Kehrwald, Nicholas – Journal of College Student Development, 2014
Academic dishonesty, also known as academic misconduct, includes a variety of actions such as plagiarism, cheating on tests using text messaging or concealed notes, exchanging work with other students, buying essays from students or on the Internet, and having other students write examinations (Diekhoff, LaBeff, Shinohara, & Yasukawa, 1999;…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Cheating, Deception, Plagiarism
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Corrigan, Hope B.; Craciun, Georgiana; Powell, Allison M. – Marketing Education Review, 2014
Every time shoppers make a purchase at a store or browse a Web site, customer behavior is tracked, analyzed, and perhaps shared with other businesses. Target Corporation is a leader in analyzing vast amounts of data to identify buying patterns, improve customer satisfaction, predict future trends, select promotional strategies, and increase…
Descriptors: Marketing, Data Analysis, Consumer Economics, Purchasing
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Rose, Paul; Segrist, Daniel J. – International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 2012
Difficulty identifying feelings (a component of alexithymia) and distress tolerance both appear to play a role in impulse-control problems. The goal of the present study was to build upon past research by developing a model of the relations between these constructs and compulsive buying. Participants from the United States and Canada completed a…
Descriptors: Addictive Behavior, Substance Abuse, Parent Child Relationship, Foreign Countries
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Yu, Yiqing; Wang, Xinghua – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2020
Early learning centers are springing up rapidly in China. However, parents are confronted with high prices and difficulty in assessing the effectiveness of early enrichment programs (EEPs). This study was driven by this phenomenon and aimed to investigate parental decision-making processes of buying EEPs from a social media perspective. We sampled…
Descriptors: Intention, Parent Attitudes, Early Childhood Education, Enrichment Activities
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