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This scales book is a classic in psychometrics. It is instrumental for survey researchers in the fields of advertising, marketing, consumer psychology, and other related fields that rely largely on attitudinal measures. My copy has gotten me through years of field research by helping provide testable, reliable scales.
Angeline Close Scheinbaum, Ph.D.
University of Texas at Austin

Involvement with Promotional Games

It is a six-item, seven-point Likert-type scale measuring a consumer's enjoyment of contests/sweepstakes and tendency to buy products associated with such games. This measures a general interest rather than the likelihood that the behavior occurs for any particular product category. Lichtenstein, Netemeyer, and Burton (1995; Lichtenstein, Burton, and Netemeyer 1997) referred the scale as contest/sweepstakes proneness and Burton et al. (1998) called it contest proneness.

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