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Empowered by stigma? Pioneer organic farmers’ stigma management strategies
Pioneers of organic farming often faced social challenges as their innovative ideas on agriculture not only encountered opposition in the conventional farming community, but led to stigmatization of organic farmers as ...
Towards the establishment of renewable energy technologies' market : An assessment of public acceptance and use in Pakistan
(AIP Publishing, 2018-08-23)
Adoption of renewable energy technologies is a complex and intricate process affected by a multitude of factors. The objective of this study is to examine the factors influencing consumers' intention to use renewable energy ...
Perceptions on the Importance of Forest Sector Innovations : Biofuels, Biomaterials, or Niche Products?
New innovations are called for to renew the European forest sector into bioeconomy. However, little research exists on how the industry innovativeness is publicly perceived. Using data collected with an online questionnaire ...
The new wave of luxury : The meaning and value of luxury to the contemporary consumer
Purpose The aim of this study was to explore what luxury represents to contemporary consumers in their own life contexts. Design/methodology/approach A mixed-method qualitative approach was adopted that comprised ...
How culture shapes user responses to firm-generated content on social media : the role of cultural dimensions of in-group collectivism, indulgence, and masculinity
(Inderscience Publishers, 2018-03-02)
As users across the globe interact with firms on social media, firms operating in international markets are striving to generate desired responses to their social media content in culturally diverse markets. The objective ...
Internal and external factors of competitiveness shaping the future of wooden multistorey construction in Finland and Sweden
(Taylor & Francis, 2018-10-01)
In transitioning to a renewable material-based bioeconomy, growing public and industry interest is apparent for using wooden multistorey construction (WMC) as a sustainable urban housing solution in Europe, but its business ...
Forest certification and country of origin : choice experiment analysis of outdoor decking material selection in e-commerce market in Finland
Since the early 1990s, there has been hope that the uptake of certified forest products would ensure more sustainable forest management and also deliver business benefits along the value chain. Our study applies a Discrete ...
Distributed Agency in Food Waste : A Focus on Non-Human Actors in Retail Setting
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2020-01-01)
Hiljaiset äänestävät jaloillaan – Kosmetiikan kuluttamisen arkisia kannanottoja
(Kulutustutkimuksen seura, 2017-08-11)
Tämä tutkimus tuottaa aiempaa hienojakoisempaa ymmärrystä niin sanotuista hiljaisista kulutuskannanotoista, jotka tähtäävät tärkeiksi koettujen arvopäämäärien edistämiseen, mutta jotka toteutetaan yksityisesti arkisen ...
The functions of memorable consumption experiences : Case Leijona brand
(Kulutustutkimuksen seura, 2018-11-30)
Although consumers’ brand decisions are influenced by prior experiences via memory, the brand meanings stored in memories have received little attention in marketing and consumer behavior research. This study analyzes ...