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Title:Modeling Resident Satisfaction: Comparison of the Francescato and Fishbein-Ajzen TRA Models
Author(s):Kim, Sungho
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Leonard F. Heumann
Department / Program:Urban and Regional Planning
Discipline:Urban and Regional Planning
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject(s):Psychology, Behavioral
Abstract:A military on-post family housing site is selected as a setting for this study. Since this dissertation is the first study applying the TRA to housing satisfaction studies, it reveals many limitations with a typical housing setting. This study draws statistical and practical superiority of the traditional Francescato model (i.e., a belief-based model) over a newly proposed TRA model (i.e., an attitude-based model) to measure a resident's satisfaction with his or her housing environment. A more extensive effort in addressing the nature of the relationship between empirical measures of a resident's beliefs, values, and attitudes related to his or her living environment is recommended. Implications for future research based on theoretical, analytical, and substantive issues for housing satisfaction studies are identified.
Issue Date:1997
Description:180 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997.
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI9737160
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:1997

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