Competitive Mindset: Does Scarcity Call For Selfishness?
We show that priming the concept of scarcity activates a competitive mindset, which affects subsequent judgments and behaviors by motivating people to pursue self-focused goals. These predictions are tested across five studies, which provide novel insights into the psychology of scarcity and its effects on consumer judgment and decision making.
Caroline Roux, Kelly Goldsmith, and Andrea Bonezzi (2013) ,"Competitive Mindset: Does Scarcity Call For Selfishness?", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 41, eds. Simona Botti and Aparna Labroo, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: .
Caroline Roux, Northwestern University, USA
Kelly Goldsmith, Northwestern University, USA
Andrea Bonezzi, New York University, USA
NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 41 | 2013
A Journey with no Return into the Animal Kingdom: The Role of Tattooing in the Construction of the Collective Identity of the Vegan and Vegetarian Movement
Renata Andreoni Barboza, IBMEC-Instituto Brasileiro de Mercado de Capitais
Tania Modesto Veludo-de-Oliveira, Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo da Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV EAESP)
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Iñigo Gallo, IESE Business School
LILY JAMPOL, Queen Mary University of London
Alberto Rampullo, IESE Business School
Thomas Gilovich, Cornell University, USA
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Kimberley Mosher Preiksaitis, Siena College