PREDICTING CONSUMER RESPONSE TO GASOLINE SHORTAGE

This paper explains previous behavior and develops rules for limiting or guiding future response choices to a sudden gasoline shortage by reviewing the literature related to the study of human response under conditions of minimal information, low certainty about outcomes, minimal control over outcomes, and time pressures. The outline presented in this paper is suggesting that a social psychological approach may be of some assistance in preparing communication and organizational programs for use in responding to anticipated gasoline shortages.

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    • Wakeley, Harold
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  • Publication Date: 1980

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  • Pagination: pp 102-106
  • Monograph Title: CONSIDERATIONS IN TRANSPORTATION ENERGY CONTINGENCY PLANNING
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  • Created Date: Oct 28 1981 12:00AM