Relationship Closeness in Dyadic Consumption Sharing

How does consumption sharing affect consumers’ interpersonal relationships? Our four papers examine the role of relationship closeness in consumption sharing by exploring consumers’ motivation to increase and reduce relationship closeness when sharing a product, an experience, or a resource in the context of romantic relationships, work partnerships, and friendships.


Ximena Garcia-Rada, Tami Kim, Jenny Olson, Scott Rick, Deborah Small, Eli Finkel, Sherrie Xue, Stephanie Lin, Christilene du Plessis, Theresa Kwon, and Peggy Liu (2021) ,"Relationship Closeness in Dyadic Consumption Sharing", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 49, eds. Tonya Williams Bradford, Anat Keinan, and Matthew Matthew Thomson, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 593-598.


Ximena Garcia-Rada, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Tami Kim, University of Virginia Darden School of Business
Jenny Olson, Indiana University
Scott Rick, University of Michigan
Deborah Small, University of Pennsylvania
Eli Finkel, Northwestern University
Sherrie Xue, INSEAD, Singapore
Stephanie Lin, INSEAD
Christilene du Plessis, Singapore Management University
Theresa Kwon, University of Pittsburgh
Peggy Liu, University of Pittsburgh


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