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Means-end chains

Means-end chains

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Published by North-Holland in Amsterdam .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Special issue.

Statementguest editor: Jerry C. Olson.
SeriesInternational journal of research in marketing -- vol.12 (3)
ContributionsOlson, Jerry, 1944-
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19578768M

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Summary: This edited volume aims to help business and academic researchers understand the means-end approach to understanding consumers. This is a qualitative marketing research method to gain customer insight into decision-making. For a real life example of Allen Newell and Herbert Simon published the book Human Problem Solving, the means-ends analysis heuristic looks for the A means-end chain approach to consumer goal structures. and social psychology, Erlbaum of direct and indirect connections in means-end analysis.


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The Means-End Chain. Customers and consumers act with a purpose. They are trying to attain Ends. When they buy a product or service from an entrepreneur, they are choosing a Means that they believe can help them attain their chosen End. The Ends are subjective, so entrepreneurs aim to understand the motivations behind the purchasing behavior.

This book is of interest to academic researchers in marketing and related fields, graduate students in business, marketing research professionals, and business managers. It is intended as a reference book containing ideas about the means-end approach and its by: The book deals with a relatively little publicised method for understanding consumer decision making, called means-end approach.

The main idea is that consumers make decisions to solve problems or to obtain desired consequences, which are relevant because of their perceived relation with the goals or values that are salient in the decision context/5(4).

Unlike some tools and methodologies which fall into and out of favor, the Means-End Chain (MEC) is a classic model, and one that has grown in popularity and refinement over the years. The thinking behind the Means End Chain is quite simple: That we, as humans, may Means-end chains book that we "hire" a product or service to do a tangible "job" for us, but that there are very important emotional drivers underlying all of it.

Means - end chains, and laddering research methods in particular, have often been portrayed. as a means of assessing consumers' cognitive structure Means-end chains book, Gutman ; Olson and Reynolds. The means–end chain (most known as a theory) of consumer behaviour is a framework for understanding the associations that groups of consumers make between products' attributes and more personally relevant and abstract consequences and values.

The most commonly used technique to elicit information within this framework is termed ―laddering‖. A means-end chain is defined as consisting of an interconnected set of cognitive elements that allows a person to select objects or activities that enable him to achieve his desired end states.

Thus, the means-end chain permits us to focus on the basic aims consumers have in life while not losing sight of how these aims influence choices in specific situations.

- Goal is to understand consumer behaviours - A knowledge structure that connects product attributes to consequences, and consequences to consumer values Agenda 1) What is a Means End Chain. 2) The Laddering Technique 3) Means End Chains for Sneaker Purchases Applying MEC to. Typically, means-end chains have been used to describe consumers' product and brand perceptions (cf., Walker et al.

However, means-end models can be more broadly viewed as representing the relationship between self and products, where the means represent aspects of product knowledge, and the ends represent aspects of consumer self-knowledge. Chains Summary. Chains opens with a funeral, which pretty much tells us up front that it's going to be a pretty bleak story.

Isabel, our heroine, and her younger sister, Ruth, are attending the burial of their owner, Miss Mary Finch. The occasion presents a great deal of hope for Isabel and Ruth, as Miss Finch planned to free the girls in her will.

Synopsis The goal of this book is to help business managers and academic researchers understand the means-end perspective and the methods by which it is used, and to demonstrate how to use the means-end approach to develop better marketing and advertising strategy.

Mean end chain theory is a marketing research technique where the researcher generally tries to probe the mind of the customer in order to bring out the nuances of consumer behaviour. It is a combination of both qualitative and quantitative research method to.

personal self-relevant values. The means-end theory is a way of systematically thinking in this hierarchical representation. The most commonly used method to achieve means-end chains is laddering. This theory and method were used to understand customer values of an important on-line Brazilian newspaper, which is an.

The book deals with a relatively little publicised method for understanding consumer decision making, called means-end approach. The main idea is that consumers make decisions to solve problems or to obtain desired consequences, which are relevant because of their perceived relation with the goals or values that are salient in the decision s: 4.

An excellent reference on the subject is a book edited by Thomas J. Reynolds and Jerry C. Olsen, Understanding Consumer Decision Making: The Means-end Approach to Marketing and Advertising Strategy. The means-end approach is based on a theory that product and service attributes are associated with consequences, or product benefits and risks, and even the personal values the.

Section 5: Means End Chain – Develop a means-end chain for your product/service. What personal value will your campaign drive the consumer toward.

Remember: The advertising message contains a MEAN, which drive the consumer to a desired state, an END. Consumer viewing the ad will reach one of the desired personal value Comfortable life.

The goal of this book is to help business managers and academic researchers understand the means-end perspective and the methods by which it is used, and to demonstrate how to use the means-end approach to develop better marketing and advertising strategy.

The. AGENDA Introduction Means-end chain overview About our survey Survey results Consumers and marketers standpoint Conclusion 3. INTRODUCTION Among the many marketing researchtechniques, one such method that aims to understand consumer behaviour is the Means End Chain.

The goal of this book is to help business managers and academic researchers understand the means-end perspective and the methods by which it is used, and to demonstrate how to use the means-end approach to develop better marketing and advertising strategy.

The authors discuss methodological Price: $   Consumer Decision Making Process – Means End Chains In Consumer Decision Making Process on March 6, at pm This week I was asked to construct two means end chains, but before I ‘Ctrl C’+ ‘Ctrl P’ my means end chains I thought I’d give a brief explanation of what they are and why marketers need them.

A means-end chain is a simple knowledge structure that links product attributes to the consequences produced by these attributes (Gutman ). Olson and Reynolds () described a means-end chain with six levels of attributes, consequences, and values, ordered from less to more abstract (see figure 1).Means-end chains were explored for both segments.

Result s revealed that the values attained by the consumption of prepared f ood were very similar for both segm ents.Means-Ends Analysis is problem-solving techniques used in Artificial intelligence for limiting search in AI programs.

It is a mixture of Backward and forward search technique. The MEA technique was first introduced in by Allen Newell, and Herbert A.

Simon in their problem-solving computer program, which was named as General Problem Solver.