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Makoto Nakayama
DePaul University
9Publications
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#1Makoto Nakayama (DePaul University)H-Index: 2
#2Steven Leon (ASU: Appalachian State University)H-Index: 2
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#1Charlie C. Chen (ASU: Appalachian State University)H-Index: 20
#2Steven Leon (ASU: Appalachian State University)H-Index: 2
Last.Makoto Nakayama (DePaul University)H-Index: 2
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In order to increase revenues and sustain business, the music industry is directing efforts into increasing paid subscription by converting free listeners into paid subscribers. However, most companies are struggling with these attempts because they lack a clear understanding of the psychological and social purchase motivations of consumers. This study compares and contrasts the two different purchase motivations of consumers: social influence and hedonic performance expectancy. A survey was con...
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#1Makoto Nakayama (DePaul University)H-Index: 2
#2Charlie C. Chen (ASU: Appalachian State University)H-Index: 20
Last.Peter Ractham (Thammasat University)H-Index: 10
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#1Charlie C. Chen (ASU: Appalachian State University)H-Index: 20
#2Makoto Nakayama (DePaul University)H-Index: 2
Last.Danuvasin Charoen (NIDA: National Institute on Drug Abuse)H-Index: 1
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3 CitationsSource
#1Charlie C. Chen (ASU: Appalachian State University)H-Index: 20
#2Steven Leon (ASU: Appalachian State University)H-Index: 2
Last.Makoto Nakayama (DePaul University)H-Index: 2
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#1Charlie C. Chen (ASU: Appalachian State University)H-Index: 20
#2Makoto Nakayama (DePaul University)H-Index: 2
Last.Peter RacthamH-Index: 10
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Medical tourism, especially cosmetic surgery to South Korea, is increasingly popular amongst Thai youths. Like many other youths around the world, they can obtain the relevant information from a variety of sources, including web discussion forums. These are the most frequently used information sources that people use to explore the feasibility of having cosmetic surgery overseas. However, it is not empirically clear how much influence these forums have on youth, or what impact social influence, ...
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Jul 1, 2013 in ICE-B (International Conference on e-Business)
#1Peter Ractham (Thammasat University)H-Index: 10
#2Charlie C. Chen (ASU: Appalachian State University)H-Index: 20
Last.Makoto Nakayama (DePaul University)H-Index: 2
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Demand for medical tourism services originates from lack of health care options locally, increasingly healthcare cost, and improvements in healthcare quality in other countries. Many potential users are anxious about the quality of doctor and facility, as well as other issues (e.g. language barriers, confusion about procedure, and legality). As a result, many potential medical tourists rely on the use of online discussion forums in the decision-making process by seeking useful information and in...
#1Peter RacthamH-Index: 10
#2Makoto NakayamaH-Index: 2
Last.Charlie C. ChenH-Index: 20
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