Archive for May, 2006

Modes of Religious and Spiritual Orientation and their Relationships to Consumer Behavior


Does one’s religious and spiritual orientation influence his or her behavior in marketplace? A verdict is not clear. This exploratory study presents the results of a religious orientation survey administered using an online panel. The results show that well-developed measures of religious orientation (internal, external, and interactional – Batson and Ventis (1982)) are related to how Americans buy and consume. Read more