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Reasoned Action and Food Choice in a Transitional Economy

Petrovici, Dan Alex, Paliwoda, Stanley J. (2008) Reasoned Action and Food Choice in a Transitional Economy. Journal of East-West Business, 14 (3/4). pp. 249-270. ISSN 1066-9868. (doi:10.1080/10669860802530384) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

This study examines predictive factors of consumer behaviour in food, employing a study of 485 Romanian respondents using the Theory of Reasoned Action (TRA). Drawing on a structural equation models approach, causal paths for six products were estimated. Habit emerged as the most significant predictor of behavioral intention. The results of this empirical study support the notion that attitudes and habits influence behavioral intentions toward food consumption. A modification of the TRA, within the context of income constraints, is proposed in the form of willingness to consume. Competing structural models are discussed, and the implications of the study for both marketers and consumers are highlighted.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1080/10669860802530384
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > Kent Business School > Marketing
Depositing User: Rebecca Stevenson
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2009 12:19 UTC
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2020 04:04 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/23441 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Petrovici, Dan Alex: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2688-5439
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