A Model for Climate TargetOiented Planning and Monitoring of Corporate Travel

Robèrt, M. (2009). A Model for Climate Target Oriented Planning and Monitoring of Corporate Travel. International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, 3(1), 1-17.
The objectives of this study are to (a) demonstrate the importance and motivation for large private companies taking action against climate change and (b) develop a backcasting-or…

Environmentally Friendly Behavior: Can Heterogeneity Among Individuals and Contexts/Environments be Harvested for Improved Sustainable Management?

Dolnicar, S., & Grün, B. (2009). Environmentally friendly behavior: Can heterogeneity among individuals and contexts/environments be harvested for improved sustainable management?. Environment and Behavior, 41(5), 693-714.
The study of behavior with environmental consequences (recycling, water conservation, etc.) has received significant attention from social scientists over the past few decades. Ho…

Correlates of Pro-Sustainability Orientation: The Affinity Towards Diversity

Corral-Verdugo, V., Bonnes, M., Tapia-Fonllem, C., Fraijo-Sing, B., Frías-Armenta, M., & Carrus, G. (2009). Correlates of pro-sustainability orientation: The affinity towards diversity. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 29(1), 34-43.
The concept of affinity towards diversity (ATD) is introduced and illustrated with two studies on the psychological drivers of pro-sustainability orientation and environmentally f…

Making Cycling Irresistible: Lessons from the Netherlands, Denmark and Germany

Pucher, J., Buehler, R. (2008). Making cycling irresistible: Lessons from the Netherlands, Denmark and Germany. Transport Reviews, 28(4), 495-528.
This article shows how the Netherlands, Denmark and Germany have made bicycling a safe, convenient and practical way to get around their cities. The analysis relies on national ag…

Smarter Choices: Assessing the Potential to Achieve Traffic Reduction Using 'Soft Measures'

Cairns, S., Sloman, L., Newson, C., Anable, J., Kirkbride, A., Goodwin, P. (2008). Smarter choices: Assessing the potential to achieve traffic reduction using 'Soft measures'. Transport Reviews, 28(5), 593-618.
In recent years, there has been a growing interest in a range of transport policy initiatives which are designed to influence people's travel behaviour away from single-occupancy …

Social Norms and Cooperation in Real-life Social Dilemmas

Thogersen, J. (2008). Social norms and cooperation in real-life social dilemmas. Journal of Economic Psychology, 29(4), 458-472.
The hypothesis, that injunctive and descriptive norms interact positively or synergistically to promote cooperation in social dilemmas, is tested in the context of a survey study …

Travel Mode Choice of Women: The Result of Limitation, Ecological Norm, or Weak Habit?

Matthies, E., Kuhn, S., & Klöckner, C. (2002). Travel mode choice of women: The result of limitation, ecological norm, or weak habit?. Environment and Behavior, 34(2), 163-177. doi:10.1177/0013916502034002001.
Examines a model of travel mode choice that is able to explain gender differences in the willingness to reduce car use. By means of a survey among 187 inhabitants (101 males and 8…

Understanding Air Force Members' Intentions to Participate in Pro-environmental Behaviors: An Application of the Theory of Planned Behavior

Laudenslager, M., Holt, D., & Lofgren, S. (2004). Understanding air force members' intentions to participate in pro-environmental behaviors: An application of the theory of planned behavior. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 98(3,Pt2), 1162-1170. doi:10.2466/PMS.98.4.1162-1170.
At a single installation, a cross section of 307 active duty Air Force members completed questionnaires to assess whether the theory of planned behavior was useful in explaining t…

How Habits Interfere with Norm-Directed Behaviour: A Normative Decision-Making Model for Travel Mode Choice

Klöckner, C., & Matthies, E. (2004). How habits interfere with norm-directed behaviour: A normative decision-making model for travel mode choice. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 24(3), 319-327. doi:10.1016/j.jenvp.2004.08.004.
This paper deals with the question how habits can be integrated into a model of normative decision-making based on the work of Schwartz and Howard (1981). A field study was conduc…

Structural Modeling of Car Use on the Way to the University in Different Settings: Interplay of Norms, Habits, Situational Restraints, and Perceived Behavioral Control

Klöckner, C., & Matthies, E. (2009). Structural modeling of car use on the way to the university in different settings: Interplay of norms, habits, situational restraints, and perceived behavioral control. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 39(8), 1807-1834. doi:10.1111/j.1559-1816.2009.00505.x.
This manuscript presents the results of the application of an extended norm activation model to the explanation of car use on the way to the university with a sample of 430 studen…

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