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Cooperation and conflict in family decision making

Hamilton, K.L. and Catterall, M. (2008) Cooperation and conflict in family decision making. European Advances in Consumer Research, 8.

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    Abstract

    This study addresses the family dynamics of the decision making process, in particular the issues of cooperation and conflict, in both two parent and lone parent families. Thirty individual and family-group interviews were held (five two-parent families and twenty-five lone parent families). The families all had low incomes, heightening the importance placed on the consumer decision making process. Findings are considered in relation to the interaction between couples as well as parent-child interaction. Overall, cooperation was a more prominent theme than conflict amongst the families and collectivist values tended to dominate.

    Item type: Article
    ID code: 9209
    Notes: AHR
    Keywords: cooperation, conflict, family, Marketing. Distribution of products
    Subjects: Social Sciences > Commerce > Marketing. Distribution of products
    Department: Strathclyde Business School > Marketing
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    Depositing user: Strathprints Administrator
    Date Deposited: 21 Jan 2010 13:34
    Last modified: 14 Mar 2012 01:27
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/9209

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