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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Statistical descriptives of consumer involvement and T test for related samples Mean St.dev.
Consumer involvement will drastically alter the financial landscape.
WASHINGT0N -- 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.
Despite his Kellogg's experience, Korstanje says increased consumer involvement and understanding of food production could be good for biotechnology.
This project provides an example of how social workers can facilitate consumer involvement in assessing service and community needs.
New varieties will help support future growth, but are not the key to increased consumer involvement "Product freshness is the most important issue to address," notes Migliano, who believes there is a significant opportunity to expose existing buyers to the benefits of other segments in the category.
Consumer involvement has been defined in many different ways and can be operationalized as a perceptual or attitudinal factor.
Schwan's European marketing controller Ben Johnson said: 'Part of our consumer relationship management is to implement a system of two-way communication encouraging consumer involvement with the brand and our own understanding of the consumer.
The Consumer Voices Network is grounded on a core Alliance guiding principle: "Meaningful progress in research, policy, and legislation requires consumer involvement." Members are informed and kept up-to-date through newsletters, e-mail `legislative links,' and Web site postings.
The need for increased consumer involvement in rehabilitation services has often been emphasized in professional literature.
The issues feature information on the evaluation and effectiveness of several programs; consumer involvement in health care; available resources; and news on upcoming conferences.
One of Hallberg's principles is that "Consumer involvement is the key to greater loyalty" (p.
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