Three Faces of Indecisiveness

We develop and validate a multidimensional inventory of indecisive behaviors that loads on three dimensions: (1) Neurotic/Impulsive (e.g., trying on multiple outfits in the morning); (2) Perfectionistic/Compulsive (e.g., spending weeks researching electronics purchases); (3) Unprepared (e.g., arriving at the head of a fast food line without knowing what to order).


Craig Fox and Emily Barkley-Levenson (2011) ,"Three Faces of Indecisiveness", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 39, eds. Rohini Ahluwalia, Tanya L. Chartrand, and Rebecca K. Ratner, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 237.


Craig Fox, UCLA, USA
Emily Barkley-Levenson, UCLA, USA


NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 39 | 2011

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