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On Consumer Experiences and the Extraordinary

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Title: On Consumer Experiences and the Extraordinary
Authors: Goolaup, Sandhiya
Issue Date: 20-Aug-2018
University: Göteborgs universitet. Handelshögskolan
Institution: Department of Business Administration ; Företagsekonomiska institutionen
Parts of work: Goolaup, S., & Mossberg, L. (2017). Exploring the concept of extraordinary related to food tourists’ nature-based experience. Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 17(1), 27-43. DOI:10.1080/15022250.2016.1218150

Goolaup, S., Solér, C., & Nunkoo, R. (2018). Developing a Theory of Surprise from Travelers’ Extraordinary Food Experiences. Journal of Travel Research, 57(2), 218-231. DOI:10.1177/0047287517691154

Goolaup, S (2018) Sharing in extraordinary experience. Submitted to Journal of Consumer Behaviour.

Goolaup, S., & Mossberg, L. (2017). Exploring consumers’ value co-creation in a festival context using a socio-cultural lens. In Lundberg, E., Armbrecht J., Andersson, T.D., and Getz, D. (Eds.), The Value of Events, pp. 39-57, New York: Routledge.

Goolaup, S., & Solér, C. (2018). Existential Phenomenology: Understanding Tourists’ Experiences. In Nunkoo, R (Eds.), Handbook of Research Methods for Tourism and Hospitality Management, pp. 62-71, United Kingdom: Edward Elgar Publishing
Date of Defence: 2018-09-14
Disputation: Fredagen den14 september 2018, kl 13:15, i sal E44, Handelshögskolan, Vasagatan 1, Göteborg.
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: consumers’ lived experience
extraordinary experience
mundane experience
value creation
interpretative research
Abstract: In today’s society, consumers are increasingly looking for experiences that are hedonic, positively intense, and intrinsically enjoyable, or what is called an extraordinary experience. Although, extraordinary experience as a concept has been gaining importance in consumer research, it still lacks both theoretical and empirical development. Previous work has focused on activities that are high-risk and that occur in environment that are already extraordinary in nature. However, there is a genera... more
ISBN: 978-91-88623-07-2
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