Bowling Together Again: Facilitating the Initiation of Collective Action through Awareness of Others

@inproceedings{Zytko2019BowlingTA,
  title={Bowling Together Again: Facilitating the Initiation of Collective Action through Awareness of Others},
  author={Douglas Zytko and Stephen T. Ricken and Brian S. Butler and Quentin Jones},
  booktitle={HICSS},
  year={2019}
}
Often within communities there is sufficient interest in group-activities and yet they fail to occur because of insufficient individual initiative. This could be due to diffusion of responsibility or uncertainty about the availability of potential participants. Providing information about the number of interested individuals has conflicting implications, and hence an ambiguous impact on the likelihood of activities occurring. Our experiment examines the impact of providing information about… CONTINUE READING

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