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Analysing Green Purchasing Behaviour through Subjective Norms and Perceived Behaviour Control


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1 The Business School, University of Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India
2 The Business School, Bhaderwah Campus, University of Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India
     

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The motive behind the research is to find and analyse the impact of subjective norms and perceived behaviour control on the purchasing pattern of consumers while selecting eco-friendly products. The increase in consumer awareness related to environment has led a complete change in his/her lifestyle. The consumer of today is well knowledgeable but there are also certain more factors which derive his attitude in a positive direction towards green purchases which will be studied through this piece of research. The purpose of the research is study the factors influencing eco-friendly behaviour of consumers. The study on basis of extensive literature review develops a structured questionnaire, which through SPSS shows that both subjective norms and perceived behaviour control effect positively while making a green purchase decision. The research provides a number of implications for the marketer which can be used in sustainable development of the society.

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Subjective Norms, Perceived Behaviour Control, Green Purchase Intention.
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Authors

Vinay Chauhan
The Business School, University of Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Rohit Bhagat
The Business School, Bhaderwah Campus, University of Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India

Abstract


The motive behind the research is to find and analyse the impact of subjective norms and perceived behaviour control on the purchasing pattern of consumers while selecting eco-friendly products. The increase in consumer awareness related to environment has led a complete change in his/her lifestyle. The consumer of today is well knowledgeable but there are also certain more factors which derive his attitude in a positive direction towards green purchases which will be studied through this piece of research. The purpose of the research is study the factors influencing eco-friendly behaviour of consumers. The study on basis of extensive literature review develops a structured questionnaire, which through SPSS shows that both subjective norms and perceived behaviour control effect positively while making a green purchase decision. The research provides a number of implications for the marketer which can be used in sustainable development of the society.

Keywords


Subjective Norms, Perceived Behaviour Control, Green Purchase Intention.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.17492/manthan.v5i01.13044