When Precision Protects: Precise Product Information As a Source of Control.

In this work, we show in three studies that lacking personal control may lead consumers to a stronger preference for precise product information among people who lack control, compared with those who feel in control. We test this hypothesis in three studies.



Citation:

Christophe Lembregts and Mario Pandelaere (2015) ,"When Precision Protects: Precise Product Information As a Source of Control.", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 43, eds. Kristin Diehl , Carolyn Yoon, and , Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 610-610.

Authors

Christophe Lembregts, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Mario Pandelaere, Ghent University, Belgium



Volume

NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 43 | 2015



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