publication . Article . 2011

PARADIGMS IN CONSUMER BEHAVIOR

Sihombing, Sabrina Oktoria;
Open Access English
  • Published: 02 May 2011 Journal: Gadjah Mada International Journal of Business (issn: 1411-1128, eissn: 2338-7238, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universitas Gadjah Mada
Abstract
<jats:p>A paradigm influences what we see and conceive about certain facts. Paradigm can also influence what we accept as a truth. Yet, the debate over which paradigm and methodology is best suit for marketing and consumer behavior has begun since 1980s. Many researchers criticized the domination of logical empiricism paradigm and offered alternative paradigm to understand marketing and consumer behavior. This article discusses several paradigms and methodology, which are part of qualitative paradigm, and compares them with positivism paradigm. This article will also point to the importance of reconciliation between qualitative and quantitative paradigm in order...
Subjects
free text keywords: Business, HF5001-6182
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