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作者 Maruniak, Andrea
書名 A mediation model of the impact of for- and non-profit environmental advertising
國際標準書號 9781109650389
book jacket
說明 59 p
附註 Source: Masters Abstracts International, Volume: 48-04, page: 1881
Adviser: Glenn Leshner
Thesis (M.A.)--University of Missouri - Columbia, 2009
An increase in society's environmental consciousness has spurred the use of environmental marketing strategies by many companies. This study sought to increase understanding of how participants react to environmental advertising for both for- and non-profits, as well as to determine whether certain reactions predicted behavioral intentions. This study also examined whether environmental marketing would affect consumers' attitudes toward the organization
A simple mediation model was proposed where perceived credibility of the ads based on profit status would negatively predict third-person perceptions, which in turn positively predicted third-person behavioral intentions. The mediation models confirmed expectations for both for- and non-profits. Higher ad credibility led to weaker third-person perceptions, which led to weaker third-person behavioral intentions. The models suggest that participants were more influenced by ads with higher perceived credibility, and that this perceptual difference translated to reported higher behavioral intentions. Attitudes toward the for-profit organizations became more positive after viewing the ads to the level of the non-profits. The results are discussed in terms of theoretical contributions to third-person effects research and implications for industry
School code: 0133
Host Item Masters Abstracts International 48-04
主題 Business Administration, Marketing
Environmental Studies
Mass Communications
Alt Author University of Missouri - Columbia
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