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.
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.