TITLE

What Will Consumers Pay for Social Product Features?

AUTHOR(S)
Auger, Pat; Burke, Paul; Devinney, Timothy M.; Louviere, Jordan J.
PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
Journal of Business Ethics;Feb2003 Part 1, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p281
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The importance of ethical consumerism to many companies worldwide has increased dramatically in recent years. Ethical consumerism encompasses the importance of non-traditional and social components of a company's products and business process to strategic success -- such as environmental protectionism, child labor practices and so on. The present paper utilizes a random utility theoretic experimental design to provide estimates of the relative value selected consumers place on the social features of products.
ACCESSION #
9313222

 

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