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A Thoughtful Journey Toward Sustainable Choice: Can Mindfulness Enhance Behavior Intent?


Abstract ABSTRACT

The tourism industry continues to mature as many consumers are demanding more responsible and sustainable development. Mindfulness has been studied in tourism as a cognitive trait recognized by actively processing information through an acute sensitivity to an individual's environment and openness to new information. Mindfulness has been shown to predict behaviors related to tourism and recreation. The Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) has been extensively applied to understand human behavior. Despite TPB's extensive history in the social sciences, researchers continue to incorporate new social factors to explain behavior. This study employs an emerging psychological construct, mindfulness, into the TPB model as an enha... (more)
Created Date 2017
Contributor Azzi, Maya Violette (Author) / Vogt, Christine A (Advisor) / Buzinde, Christine (Committee member) / Cloutier, Scott (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Social research / Sustainability / Arizona / Sustainability / Theory of Planned Behavior / Tourism
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 114 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Community Resources and Development 2017
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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