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Factors Influencing Foreign Products Purchase Intention Of Mongolian Consumers, Urandelger Gantulga, Munkhbayasgalan Ganbold Nov 2022

Factors Influencing Foreign Products Purchase Intention Of Mongolian Consumers, Urandelger Gantulga, Munkhbayasgalan Ganbold

Asia Marketing Journal

The current study examines how ethnocentrism influences the relationship between country image, product image, quality, and purchase intention for foreign goods. It is necessary to explore and analyze the connection between consumer ethnocentrism and purchase intention to develop marketing strategies that influence consumers' purchasing decisions. Accordingly, this article develops the research model to determine the impact of specific product determinants on consumer purchase intention towards foreign products. An online survey was carried out to reach the research objective. Four hundred effective questionnaires were analyzed using SPSS 23 and Smart PLS 3.3. The results showed that foreign product quality and image …


Empirical Study On The Acceptance Of Mobility As A Service (Maas) Based On The Utaut2 Model, Masaki Toyama Oct 2022

Empirical Study On The Acceptance Of Mobility As A Service (Maas) Based On The Utaut2 Model, Masaki Toyama

Asia Marketing Journal

To achieve the widespread use of Mobility as a Service (MaaS), a novel transportation platform, it is important to increase consumers’ intention to use MaaS. Therefore, this study clarifies the determinants of consumers’ intention to use MaaS based on the UTAUT2 model. The research model is tested using structural equation modeling based on data from a web-based questionnaire survey of Japanese consumers. The results show that performance expectancy, social influence, hedonic motivation, and price value have significant effects on the intention to use MaaS. Moreover, the relationship between the intention to use MaaS and independent variables is moderated by old …


The Effect Of Lockdown Repeal On Socialization: Bayesian Multilevel Difference-In-Differences Approach, Hyunwoo Jung, Yiling Li, Jeonghye Choi Oct 2022

The Effect Of Lockdown Repeal On Socialization: Bayesian Multilevel Difference-In-Differences Approach, Hyunwoo Jung, Yiling Li, Jeonghye Choi

Asia Marketing Journal

The COVID-19 lockdown has had an unprecedented impact on people in various ways. This study evaluates the effect of lockdown repeal from both marketing and public-policy perspectives. Combining the Bayesian multilevel model with the difference-in-differences design, we find that a lockdown repeal has had a negative impact on socialization. Furthermore, the results show that those who have a low level of risk perception are less affected by lockdown repeal. Also, the negative effect of lockdown repeal varies depending on past socialization behaviors; that is, the lockdown-repeal effect is attenuated for those who socialized more than others in the past. Our …


Is The Peak-Affect Important In Fast Processing Of Visual Images In Printed Ads? : A Comparative Study On The Affect Integration Theories, Kyunghee Bu, Luri Lee Oct 2022

Is The Peak-Affect Important In Fast Processing Of Visual Images In Printed Ads? : A Comparative Study On The Affect Integration Theories, Kyunghee Bu, Luri Lee

Asia Marketing Journal

This study investigates how affects elicited by visual images in print ads are integrated to form a liking for the ads. Assuming a sequential rather than simultaneous processing of still-cut images, we adopt the ‘think-aloud’ method to capture consumers’ spontaneous responses to visual images. We hypothesize that not only would consumers show mixed affects toward a still-cut visual image but that they would also integrate their serial affects heuristically rather than simply averaging the affects as suggested by the compensatory hypothesis. By comparing the effects of two contradictory affect integration hypotheses (i.e., peak-affect and mood-maintenance) with compensatory integration, using a …


What Explains Smartwatch Adoption? A Comparative Study Of South Korea And Indonesia, Mufida Sekardhani, Sujin Song Aug 2022

What Explains Smartwatch Adoption? A Comparative Study Of South Korea And Indonesia, Mufida Sekardhani, Sujin Song

Asia Marketing Journal

Identifying factors that influence consumers’ intentions to adopt a smartwatch has become a major research interest in marketing literature, yet little is known about it in dissimilar cultural settings. The current research employs a comparative study of South Korea and Indonesia, which differ in location and cultural heritage, smartwatch penetration rate, geographic size, level of income, and developmental stage as a country. An extended model of TAM is proposed, and PLS-SEM is employed to test the model on data collected from 262 respondents. The findings indicate that complementary goods and healthtology have positive influences on perceived usefulness and visibility has …


Are More Followers Always Better? The Non-Linear Relationship Between The Number Of Followers And User Engagement On Seeded Marketing Campaigns In Instagram, Suyoung Moon, Shijin Yoo Aug 2022

Are More Followers Always Better? The Non-Linear Relationship Between The Number Of Followers And User Engagement On Seeded Marketing Campaigns In Instagram, Suyoung Moon, Shijin Yoo

Asia Marketing Journal

Seeded marketing campaign (SMC) is a newly created type of marketing activities with the widespread use of social media. Previous research has examined to find out the optimal seeding strategy that yields the best outcome from the campaign. This research explores the relationships between the characteristics of the seeded influencer and user engagement. The data consists of information from 1,062 seeded Instagram posts posted in September 2020 in Korea and 778 seeded influencers who posted those contents. Analyzed by negative binomial regression, our quadratic model suggests that the relationship between user engagement and the number of followers of the seeded …


Mobile Banking Service In Mongolia: The Role Of Online Convenience On The Acceptance And Use Behavior, Aisena Ivanova, Grimm Noh Aug 2022

Mobile Banking Service In Mongolia: The Role Of Online Convenience On The Acceptance And Use Behavior, Aisena Ivanova, Grimm Noh

Asia Marketing Journal

The goal of this study is to scrutinize the impact of individual online convenience dimensions on mobile banking acceptance and use in Mongolia. A total of 211 valid responses were collected from Mongolian university students who currently use mobile banking application services from local banks. The SmartPLS 3.3 software was used to conduct the confirmatory factor analysis and test the hypotheses. Using structural equation modelling, this research discovered that access convenience, transaction convenience, and possession/post- possession convenience are the main constructs related to the adoption of mobile banking services. Perceived innovation showed a significant positive effect on the adoption of …


Trans-Parasocial Relation Between Influencers And Viewers On Live Streaming Platforms: How Does It Affect Viewer Stickiness And Purchanse Intention?, Jeeyeon Kim, Jui-Ting Liu, Sue Ryung Chang Jul 2022

Trans-Parasocial Relation Between Influencers And Viewers On Live Streaming Platforms: How Does It Affect Viewer Stickiness And Purchanse Intention?, Jeeyeon Kim, Jui-Ting Liu, Sue Ryung Chang

Asia Marketing Journal

Live streaming has become one of the most important communication tools for influencers to synchronously interact with viewers. It is critical to understand the effect of the reciprocal and synchronously interactive relations built between influencers and viewers, so-called trans-parasocial relations, in the context of live streaming. In this study, we investigate how trans-parasocial relations impact viewers’ stickiness and purchase intention on live streaming platforms. Furthermore, we investigate fanship as a mediating factor in the relationship between trans-parasocial relations and viewers’ behaviors. Overall, the results reveal significant direct and indirect effects of trans-parasocial relations on viewers’ stickiness and purchase intention. Higher …


The Impact Of Privacy Control On Users' Intention To Use Smart Home Internet Of Things (Iot) Services, Mingyung Kim, Bo Reum Choi May 2022

The Impact Of Privacy Control On Users' Intention To Use Smart Home Internet Of Things (Iot) Services, Mingyung Kim, Bo Reum Choi

Asia Marketing Journal

Despite the diverse benefits of smart home Internet of Things (IoT) services, the biggest obstacle to the actual usage of those services is concern about privacy. However, little research has investigated the impact of privacy control on users’ intention to use smart home services. Based on communication privacy management theory and privacy calculus theory, this study investigates how privacy control options affect users’ perceived benefits and costs and how those perceptions affect individuals’ intentions to use smart home services by conducting an experiment. Our results showed that smart home privacy control options decreased perceived benefits and increased perceived costs. The …


I Can’T Believe Online. A Study On How Negative Reviews Move Online Shoppers To Offline Channel, Hyo-Jeong Kim, Sang Man Han May 2022

I Can’T Believe Online. A Study On How Negative Reviews Move Online Shoppers To Offline Channel, Hyo-Jeong Kim, Sang Man Han

Asia Marketing Journal

Despite the benefits of online shopping, we easily observe consumer behaviour when making purchases through offline channels. Why do they choose to go offline by taking the effort to go there? As a factor influencing decision-making, this study assumes that distrust of online shopping increases webrooming intentions that online consumers move to offline channels. Consumers check online reviews as well as seller information to increase their purchasing confidence. There are few studies on the effect of negative online reviews on consumers' purchasing decisions. Contrary to the pessimistic results of previous studies, the results of this study explain the mechanism by …


Predicting Rfid Adoption Towards Urban Smart Mobility In Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Urandelger Gantulga, Burmaa Sample, Ariunsaikhan Tugsbat May 2022

Predicting Rfid Adoption Towards Urban Smart Mobility In Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Urandelger Gantulga, Burmaa Sample, Ariunsaikhan Tugsbat

Asia Marketing Journal

Smart city technologies such as transportation and parking systems make our daily lives more efficient and intelligent. However, it is impossible to implement a smart mobility system without analyzing the individual's behavior toward the new technology. This research study attempts to develop a framework for predicting smart mobility antecedents using SEM in primary data analysis. The Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) was the conceptual foundation for this study. To achieve the objectives of the study, one thousand five hundred and twelve effective questionnaires were collected and analyzed using Smart PLS 3.3. The results show that perceived usefulness, perceived ease of use, …


Editorial: Asia Marketing Journal Makes Outstanding Achievements In 2021, Ji Hee Song May 2022

Editorial: Asia Marketing Journal Makes Outstanding Achievements In 2021, Ji Hee Song

Asia Marketing Journal

No abstract provided.


Research Note: Assessing The Impact Of K-Pop On The Sales Of Korean Brands: A Case Of Automobile In The U.S. Market, Yayu Yuan, Janghyuk Lee Feb 2022

Research Note: Assessing The Impact Of K-Pop On The Sales Of Korean Brands: A Case Of Automobile In The U.S. Market, Yayu Yuan, Janghyuk Lee

Asia Marketing Journal

The aim of this paper is to expand upon previous research into the country of origin effect through the use of empirical data by formulating an analysis method which allows the measurement of the extent of country of origin effect by the proxy of K-pop musicians associated with country of origin image and to propose an alternative framework which provides an explanation as to the discrepancies between empirical data and prior research. Our analysis results reveal that the impact of country of origin associated with ‘PSY’ and ‘BTS’ on the automobile sales of ‘Hyundai Sonata’ was significant in the U.S. …


What Improves Customer Satisfaction In Mobile Banking Apps? An Application Of Text Mining Analysis, Yun Kyung Oh, Jung-Min Kim Feb 2022

What Improves Customer Satisfaction In Mobile Banking Apps? An Application Of Text Mining Analysis, Yun Kyung Oh, Jung-Min Kim

Asia Marketing Journal

Consumer-generated reviews reflect consumers’ experiences and perceptions toward a product or service. In this context, we propose a text mining approach to identify factors that improve customer satisfaction in the mobile banking app service. To do so, we collect 96,140 mobile app reviews for four U.S. banks: Bank of America, Capital One, Chase, and Wells Fargo. Using the Latent Dirichlet Allocation (LDA) topic model, we first derive the critical quality dimensions such as ease of use, convenience, security, and customer support. Analysis of weekly panel data shows that positive responses to the security and convenience of mobile banking apps improve …


Donation Levels In Cause-Related Marketing (Crm): The Impact Of Donation Levels, Consumer Support And Self-Expressive Cues On Perceived Benefits And Perceived Monetary Sacrifice, Tae Hee Park, Dongho Yoo Feb 2022

Donation Levels In Cause-Related Marketing (Crm): The Impact Of Donation Levels, Consumer Support And Self-Expressive Cues On Perceived Benefits And Perceived Monetary Sacrifice, Tae Hee Park, Dongho Yoo

Asia Marketing Journal

In this study, we examine the extent to which donation level is perceived as a concept of benefit and monetary sacrifice to consumers, as well as that the extent to which it is moderated by consumer support for cause domains. In addition, we investigate the influence of self-expressive cues as a means of increasing consumers’ intention of participating in cause-related marketing (CRM) by lowering perceived monetary sacrifice. As a result of Study 1, consumers with high-level cause support perceived the donation level as a benefit, resulting in a positive effect on their intentions to participate in CRM. Conversely, consumers with …


The Safety Paradox Of Self-Driving Cars, Yeh Jun Lee, Jongwon Park Jan 2022

The Safety Paradox Of Self-Driving Cars, Yeh Jun Lee, Jongwon Park

Asia Marketing Journal

Self-driving cars are undergoing extensive road tests and should enter the market within the decade, but consumers continue to worry about the safety of autonomous vehicles—even though most traffic accidents are caused by human errors that are avoidable with automation technology. Four experiments investigated how a vehicle’s automation level affects its perceived safety, why excessive safety concerns prevail, and how they can be mitigated. In all experiments, participants read descriptions of full-automation (Level 5) and high-automation (Level 4) self-driving cars: Participants consistently perceived Level 5 (vs. Level 4) vehicles as less safe. The effect persisted when objective safety information was …


Who Makes You More Disappointed? The Effect Of Avatar Presentation, Company Market Status, And Agent Identity On Customers’ Perceived Service Quality And Satisfaction Of Online Chatting Services, Sangwoo Park, Woo Jin Choi, Dongwoo Shin Nov 2021

Who Makes You More Disappointed? The Effect Of Avatar Presentation, Company Market Status, And Agent Identity On Customers’ Perceived Service Quality And Satisfaction Of Online Chatting Services, Sangwoo Park, Woo Jin Choi, Dongwoo Shin

Asia Marketing Journal

Recent advances in interactive communication have allowed companies to introduce new digital technologies to differentiate their online customer chatting services, but little is known about how customers perceive these new services. To answer this call, the current research examines the effects of avatar presentation, company market status, and agent identity on customers’ perception of service quality and satisfaction in the context of minor service failure that customers encounter through online chatting services. The results of two studies show that customers perceive better service quality and demonstrate lower satisfaction if served by an artificial intelligence [AI] agent (vs. a human-agent), represented …


Social Influence, Xenocentrism And Status Consumption On Purchase Intention: In The Case Of Women’S Imported Handbags, Munkhbayasgalan Ganbold, Urandelger Gantulga Nov 2021

Social Influence, Xenocentrism And Status Consumption On Purchase Intention: In The Case Of Women’S Imported Handbags, Munkhbayasgalan Ganbold, Urandelger Gantulga

Asia Marketing Journal

The Mongolian market has got filled with imported products that pose a great challenge to domestic businesses. However, on the other hand, exported products give opportunities to understand product quality standards for domestic business owners. Therefore, it becomes meaningful to understand how the consumers distinguish between domestic and imported products. The study examines the relationship between social influence, xenocentrism, status consumption, and imported product’s purchase intention. To achieve the purpose of the research, a survey was conducted on consumers who experienced the purchase of imported products. The data were examined using SPSS and SmartPLS 3.3 after a total of 426 …


Authentic Information On The Back Label Of Wine Bottle, Beomjoon Choi, Jaewoo Joo Nov 2021

Authentic Information On The Back Label Of Wine Bottle, Beomjoon Choi, Jaewoo Joo

Asia Marketing Journal

This paper investigates whether including authentic information on the back labels of wine bottles enhances consumers’ confidence and purchase intentions about wine; it also assesses the moderating role of involvement and knowledge about wine. We conducted two experimental studies. Study 1 generated three findings. First, when the back label had authentic information, subjects showed higher confidence levels. Second, this effect was hold for subjects with low levels of involvement. Finally, we did not observe this effect for subjects with high levels of involvement. Study 2 extended study 1’s findings and identified the moderated mediation effect of confidence. The findings highlight …


The Aggregate Impact Of Consumer Reviews On Market Outcome In Differentiated Products Market, Jun B. Kim Nov 2021

The Aggregate Impact Of Consumer Reviews On Market Outcome In Differentiated Products Market, Jun B. Kim

Asia Marketing Journal

We investigate the aggregate impact of consumer reviews on market outcome in a differentiated product category. We model consumers as Bayesian learners who use online consumer reviews to learn and update their beliefs on product quality before their choice. For our empirical analysis, we use aggregate-level, longitudinal data from Amazon.com in the digital camcorder category and estimate the demand parameters. Using model estimates, we conduct two simulation studies and quantify the impact of consumer reviews on the market outcome. We report that the products experience heterogenous market share changes: the standard deviation of market share changes across products and time …


The Effect Of Adding Novel Attributes To Hedonic Vs. Utilitarian Base: Role Of Holistic Vs. Analytic Thinking Style, Juyon Lee, Wujin Chu Aug 2021

The Effect Of Adding Novel Attributes To Hedonic Vs. Utilitarian Base: Role Of Holistic Vs. Analytic Thinking Style, Juyon Lee, Wujin Chu

Asia Marketing Journal

Combining theories of the goal-derived product evaluation and holistic versus analytic thinking style, the authors investigate the effects of adding novel attributes on new product evaluation. While one may predict that adding novel attributes may be appealing to consumers as it provides new benefits, the authors propose that, in some cases, it may not. The current research investigates consumers’ view of new attribute addition depends on the novel attribute’s goal congruence with the consumption goals of the base product, which may be hedonic or utilitarian in nature. Further, consumers’ holistic versus analytic thinking style moderates the effect of such goal …


Configurational Paths To Generating Knowledge Benefit Through Customer Participation, Woojung Chang Aug 2021

Configurational Paths To Generating Knowledge Benefit Through Customer Participation, Woojung Chang

Asia Marketing Journal

Involving customers in the new product development process has been found to create knowledge benefit for the firm. However, the different roads leading to a firm’s knowledge benefit through configurations of which new product development stage customers are engaged in, a firm’s internal co-creation-related capabilities, and the external environment have yet to be specified. To explore the alternative configurational paths to generating knowledge benefit through customer participation, a state-of-the-art fuzzy set qualitative comparative analysis is applied to a sample of 181 new product development projects. The results reveal six different configurations to generate knowledge benefit in the new product development …


Does Political Orientation Affect The Evaluation Of Artificial Intelligence?, Haejoo Han, Sujin Park, Kyoungmi Lee Aug 2021

Does Political Orientation Affect The Evaluation Of Artificial Intelligence?, Haejoo Han, Sujin Park, Kyoungmi Lee

Asia Marketing Journal

In this study, we propose that political orientation is related to the evaluation of artificial intelligence. Using AI-based medical and legal service providers, we find that the more politically conservative consumers are, the more likely they are to have a lower evaluation of AI-based professional services. Furthermore, we find that the relationship between political conservatism and the evaluation of AI-based services is driven by the extent of the perceived threat that AI poses to human uniqueness. Other potential underlying factors such as the heightened need for control, gender, socioeconomic status, or technology familiarity do not explain this effect.


Retail Employees’ Ethical Value And Climate On Multidimensional Job Satisfaction: A Comparative Study With B2b Employees, Hyowon Hyun, Jungkun Park, Jihwan Yum, Sangwoo Lee Aug 2021

Retail Employees’ Ethical Value And Climate On Multidimensional Job Satisfaction: A Comparative Study With B2b Employees, Hyowon Hyun, Jungkun Park, Jihwan Yum, Sangwoo Lee

Asia Marketing Journal

In the retail industry, managing companies’ ethical environments is critical because it is associated with employee satisfaction and performance. Despite the increasing demand to understand the role of salespersons’ ethical climate and value on behavior, only a few studies have focused on this connection. Furthermore, the relative impact of ethical issues (e.g., ethical value and ethical climate) on multidimensional job satisfaction in B2B and B2C sectors remains unexplored. Thus, this study 1) explores the impact of ethical issues (e.g., ethical value and ethical climate) on multi-dimensions of job satisfaction (e.g., satisfaction with management, supervisor, co-workers, and customers) and 2) compares …


Editorial: New Path For The Asia Marketing Journal, Ji Hee Song, Moon Young Kang Apr 2021

Editorial: New Path For The Asia Marketing Journal, Ji Hee Song, Moon Young Kang

Asia Marketing Journal

No abstract provided.


Digital Signage User Satisfaction Model: The Dual Effect Of Technological Complexity, Mi-Ah Lee, Sooyeon Lee, Eunju Ko Apr 2021

Digital Signage User Satisfaction Model: The Dual Effect Of Technological Complexity, Mi-Ah Lee, Sooyeon Lee, Eunju Ko

Asia Marketing Journal

This paper seeks to suggest user satisfaction model of digital signage to see how new in-store technology can effectively lead to customers" shopping satisfaction in fashion retails. Authors in particular focus on technological complexity, which is expected to serve a subtle role in using digital signage. This study employed a scenario-based online survey. Interactive digital signage with virtual try-on and video-captures functions was used as stimuli. Data were collected from 320 respondents and 307 useable responses were analyzed to examine a proposed model. Research model compares dual paths of motivators: the extrinsic motivation route that leads from usefulness to shopping …


Asia Marketing Journal Vol.23 No.1 목차, 편집부 편집부 Apr 2021

Asia Marketing Journal Vol.23 No.1 목차, 편집부 편집부

Asia Marketing Journal

No abstract provided.


Where You Live Matters To Have The American Dream: The Impact Of Collective Social Capital On Perceived Economic Mobility And The Moderating Role Of Income, Yanghee Kim, Youjae Yi, Hyuna Bak Apr 2021

Where You Live Matters To Have The American Dream: The Impact Of Collective Social Capital On Perceived Economic Mobility And The Moderating Role Of Income, Yanghee Kim, Youjae Yi, Hyuna Bak

Asia Marketing Journal

The current research develops and tests the theory that beliefs in economic mobility are affected by social capital at the community level, especially for low-income individuals. Integrating concepts from social capital and perceived economic mobility (PEM), this research hypothesizes that members of disadvantaged groups (vs. members of advantaged groups) are more likely to adjust their PEM depending on the social capital at the community level. Using archival data, multilevel analysis is employed to examine whether individual- or community-level social capital increases PEM and the extent to which income moderates this relationship. Consistent with our hypotheses, social capital at the community …


The Impact Of Conspicuous Consumption And Perceived Value On New Product Adoption Intention, Meixiang Cui, Subin Im Apr 2021

The Impact Of Conspicuous Consumption And Perceived Value On New Product Adoption Intention, Meixiang Cui, Subin Im

Asia Marketing Journal

Unidimensional construct of conspicuous consumption which focuses on the ostentation of the economic assets are limited in describing today’s consumers. We propose that both ostentation of social status and demonstration of uniqueness through overt consumption should be considered in the realm of conspicuous consumption. This research aims to examine the two dimensions of conspicuous consumption tendencies and their impact on new product adoption intention, which is mediated through the perceived value of the new products. This research empirically validates the theoretical conjecture by conducting an online survey (N=272). Our empirical findings reveal that ostentation of social status influences new product …


Who Buys Our Brand? The Influence Of Consumption Values And The Congruity With Brand Benefits On Brand Identification, Trust And Loyalty, Sol Namkung, Seong-Yeon Park Jan 2021

Who Buys Our Brand? The Influence Of Consumption Values And The Congruity With Brand Benefits On Brand Identification, Trust And Loyalty, Sol Namkung, Seong-Yeon Park

Asia Marketing Journal

This paper explores how the positive effect achieved when consumption value matches brand benefit can increase brand loyalty. Prior research on consumption value mainly focused on perceived value; these studies omit consumers’ views of consumption value. Therefore, this study examines the effect of congruence between consumption values (functional, emotional, social, and ethical value) and perceived brand benefits (enabling, enticing, symbolic, and socially responsible benefits) on consumers’ brand identification, trust, and loyalty. We find a positive effect on brand identification and brand trust when a consumer’s value is similar to a brand benefit, particularly between functional value and enabling benefit, and …