consumer involvement

consumer involvement

The active participation of consumers in the research process, rather than the use of consumers as the “subjects” of research. This involvement might occur in any or all of the processes involved in research: setting the research agenda, commissioning research, undertaking research, interpreting research, and disseminating the results of research.
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WASHINGTON -- Consumer involvement in selecting health care providers and services is a good idea, but it's not going to dramatically slow health care costs any time soon, Dr.
This phenomenon can be explained via the marketing literature (where consumer behavior is acknowledged as not completely rational) with the consumer involvement construct, which was first developed by Krugman (1965).
The Council's report, Consumer and Family Involvement: Findings from a Survey of Mental Health and Addictions Programs in Hamilton, indicates that consumer involvement "promotes hope and inspiration for both staff and clients, improves communication and helps to challenge 'us and them' attitudes.
This document called for consumer involvement in different stages of research and highlighted the potential benefits of such involvement, particularly from a quality perspective.
Professional services are characterized by higher consumer involvement (Webster, 1988) and greater consumer uncertainty (Bloom, 1984) in the decision process.
How might they utilize digital channels to create greater consumer involvement, experience, and participation -- the 21st century metrics for brand building?
Broadening the base of insured Americans, as he proposes through several measures, will only increase consumer involvement over healthcare decisions and drive clinicians to greater HIT adoption.
The purpose of this research was to determine the needs of urban American Indians with disabilities at the community level, with an emphasis on utilizing consumer involvement.
The opportunity for brand innovation and consumer involvement is huge," said Jon Cook, VML President.
BMW is committed to enhancing the overall consumer PGA TOUR experience tied to BMW's events and plans to announce further details regarding consumer involvement and benefits in the coming months.
These activities included: consumer advocacy, system advocacy, reduction of barriers, disability awareness and social acceptance, and consumer involvement in civic and community affairs.
It encourages consumer involvement as an important aspect to achieving success.
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