Emotions, Habits and Rational Choices in Ecological Behaviours: The Case of Recycling and Use of Public Transportation

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Carrus, G., Passafaro, P., & Bonnes, M. (2008, March). Emotions, habits and rational choices in ecological behaviours: The case of recycling and use of public transportation. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 28(1), 51-62.
Two field studies examined the role of attitudes, subjective norms, perceived control, anticipated emotions, past behaviour and desire in the prediction of pro-environmental behav…

The Response to the Commitment with Block-Leader Recycling Promotion Technique: A Longitudinal Approach

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Meneses, G., & Palacio, A. (2007). The response to the commitment with block-leader recycling promotion technique: A longitudinal approach. Journal of Nonprofit & Public Sector Marketing, 17(1-2), 83-102.
This article focuses on the study of the changes in consumers' recycling beliefs, attitudes, and behavior due to the application of one promotion technique: a commitment by block …

Validation, Persuasion and Recycling: Capitalizing on the Social Ecology of Newspaper Use

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Werner, Carol M.; Byerly, Sari; White, Paul H.; Kieffer, Matthew (2004). Validation, Persuasion and Recycling: Capitalizing on the Social Ecology of Newspaper Use. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 26, 2, 183-198.
Two experiments used clinical validation to increase scrutiny of messages posted in public settings. The first experiment used a 2 (validation: no/yes) × 2 (persuasion: none/"it i…

Using Normative Social Influence to Promote Conservation Among Hotel Guests

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Schultz, P. W., Khazian, A., Zaleski, A. (2008). Using normative social influence to promote conservation among hotel guests. Social Influence, 3(1), 4-23.
Three field experiments are reported on the ability of printed normative messages to influence conservation behavior among hotel guests. While prior research has shown that social…

Types and Influential Factors of Consumers' Non-Purchasing Ecological Behaviors

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Tilikidou, I., & Delistavrou, A. (2008). Types and influential factors of consumers' non-purchasing ecological behaviors. Business Strategy and the Environment, 17(1), 61-76.
This article presents an examination of non-purchasing ecological behaviors and their influential factors. The results indicate that consumers who engage in recycling, proenvironm…

Environmental Behaviour in Chicago Automotive Repair Micro-Enterprises (MEPs)

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Mir, D. (2008). Environmental behaviour in Chicago automotive repair micro-enterprises (MEPs). Business Strategy and the Environment, 17(3), 194-207.
This study analyzes the relationship between internal and external factors that influence environmental behaviour in traditional service micro-enterprises, focusing on Chicago mot…

Does Explicit Contracting Effectively Link CEO Compensation to Environmental Performance?

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Cordeiro, J., & Sarkis, J. (2008). Does explicit contracting effectively link CEO compensation to environmental performance?. Business Strategy and the Environment, 17(5), 304-317.
Empirical research in the area of corporate sustainability highlights potential conflicts between corporate financial performance and environmental performance. In such a situatio…

Conspicuous Conservation: Pro-environmental Consumption and Status Competition

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Griskevicius, V. (2008). Conspicuous conservation: Pro-environmental consumption and status competition. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering, 69(2-B), 1378.
How can we motivate people to go green by switching to environmentally friendly behaviors? Traditional approaches suggest providing people with information (about the plight of th…

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

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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

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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…

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