Laurent Florès, International Journal of Market Research, Vol. 60, No. 4, 2018, pp. 341-343
As market researchers get largely criticized in their ability to properly measure the world we live in, the author argues that they should reconsider "survey methods" less as "traditional research" and more as a "paradigm" in the Khunian sense.
Christoph Beuthner, Maren Friedrich, Carsten Herbes and Iris Ramme, International Journal of Market Research, Vol. 60, No. 3, 2018, pp. 257-267
Modern social and marketing research relies heavily on surveys to collect data. At the same time, it is well established that survey responses are influenced by response style biases that vary across individuals, countries and cultures.
John Aitchison, International Journal of Market Research, Vol. 60, No. 2, 2018, pp. 190-197
This article reports on differences observed when asking a simple polling question in a traditional way—that is, asking respondents for predictions about their own voting behavior versus asking respondents for predictions about a friend's voting behavior.
Mingnan Liu and Laura Wronski, International Journal of Market Research, Vol. 60, No. 1, 2018, pp. 32-49
This study examines the use of trap questions as indicators of data quality in online surveys. Trap questions are intended to identify respondents who are not paying close attention to survey questions, which would mean that they are providing sub-optimal responses to not only the trap question itself but to other questions included in the survey.
NEW YORK: Nearly one in three consumers respond to online surveys on smartphones, and using tools like emojis could boost engagement without hurting data quality, according to a paper in the Journal of Advertising Research (JAR).
Hetty Fore, Renuka Iyer and Keith Phillips, ESOMAR, Congress, 2017
This paper looks at how Microsoft, the software and technology company, uncovered its real developer targets and gained actionable insights into rapidly changing technical and commercial audiences across industries.
Cynthia Lynn Miller, ESOMAR, Congress, 2017
This paper tells the fictional story of a power-hungry Lord who gets inside the heads of his citizens and becomes one with the data in order to secure unconditional loyalty from his people, as a warning of what the industry could look like in 2087.
Saul Dobney, Carlos Ochoa and Melanie Revilla, International Journal of Market Research, Vol. 59, No. 4, 2017, pp. 495-516
The main goal of this research is to study the impact on the answers and data quality of making conjoint questions more realistic by introducing some randomised noise into the descriptions of the conjoint levels or by simulating the way an e-commerce website displays products.
Clare-Marie Hulsey, Horst Feldhaeuser, Patricio Pagani, ESOMAR, Congress, New Orleans, September 2016
This paper argues that brand trackers must be ecosystems, living organisms that adapt to the new realities of the market in order to survive, using 90+ cases from Coca-Cola's brands to show the new system at play across the company's multi-billion dollar portfolio.