Justin Week 3 - Literature review Carey, Shaw, and Shiu...

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Literature review Carey, Shaw, and Shiu (2008) argue that ethical consumerism is on the rise. Ethical consumers have been recognized in academic circles as a distinctive consumer segment of the population since the early 1990s (Smith, 1990; Gabriel and Lang, 1995; Harrison, 1997). Since then, ethical consumerism has expanded to cover a wide variety of issues. This is forcing many industries and corporations to adopt ethical products and practices as a norm (Carey, Shaw, & Shiu, 2008). With more people concerned about the ethical implications of their purchases, homebuyers are really doing their research. They are comparing prices, sizes, distances, and surroundings carefully. Getting the most for their money, and the best location are vital. Discuss any possible ethical concerns regarding the collection of data. Consider whether the research procedures are likely to cause physical or emotional harm, when developing data collection techniques. Violating individual’s rights, concealed observation, sharing personal information, and failing to respect cultural
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This note was uploaded on 03/15/2011 for the course RES 342 taught by Professor Carey during the Spring '08 term at University of Phoenix.

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Justin Week 3 - Literature review Carey, Shaw, and Shiu...

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