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The relationship between collectivism and green product purchase intention: The role of attitude, subjective norms, and willingness to pay a premium.

Nader Al Zubaidi
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Environmental degradation caused by the unsustainable consumption behavior of consumers puts a strain on the environment and is hindering sustainable development. One approach is to reduce or change consumption from traditional products to green products to avoid this negative impact and encourage a more sustainable economy. This paper examines the impact of culture over the consumer’s green purchase intention in Jordan by examining the collectivism cultural dimension to the Jordanian consumer and applying attitudes towards green products, subjective norms towards green products and willingness to pay a premium. A conceptual model is developed in this research by linking collectivism with green product purchase intention and applying the effect of attitude toward green products, subjective norms towards green products and WPP to see if these mediators affect the direct relation between collectivism and green product purchase intention. By contacting data from 143 consumers, the result of this study revealed that collectivism plays a significant role in enhancing green product purchase intention and that such a relationship is mediated by attitude toward green products, subjective norms towards green products, and willingness to pay premium.

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collectivism, green product purchase intention, attitude, subjective norm, willingness to pay premium

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Al Zubaidi, N. (2020). The relationship between collectivism and green product purchase intention: The role of attitude, subjective norms, and willingness to pay a premium. Journal of Sustainable Marketing, 1(1), 24–32. https://doi.org/10.51300/josm-2020-23

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