(Paul A M Van Lange, Arie W Kruglanski, E Tory Higgins, 2011) Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) started as the Theory of Reasoned Action in 1980 to forecast an individual's intention to engage in a behavior at a specific time and place. The theory was made to explain all behaviors over which people have the ability to exert self-control. The main component of this model is behavioral intention; behavioral intentions are influenced by the attitude about the likelihood that the behavior will have the expected outcome and the subjective evaluation of the risks and benefits of that outcome. The TPB has been used successfully to predict and explain a wide range of health behaviors and intentions including smoking, drinking, health services utilization, breastfeeding, and substance use, among others. The TPB states that behavioral achievement depends on both motivation (intention) and ability (behavioral
The Theory of Planned Behaviour suggests that attitude towards behaviour, subjective norms, and perceived behavioural control, in conjunction shape individual behavioural intentions and behaviour (Sniehotta, Presseau & Araújo-Soares, 2014). The theory is well recognised by researchers, professionals and policy makers and is deemed the dominant theoretical approach to guide research on health-related behaviour. However, regardless of the theory’s popularity, it is essential to determine if the theory can, in fact, be deemed a ‘good theory’. Several different sets of criteria for evaluation of theories exists, this assignment will use the six criteria of a viable theory as proposed by Cramer (2013), to assess the Theory of Planned Behaviour. The six criteria include; comprehensiveness, precision and testability, parsimony, empirical validity, as well
Theory of Reasoned Action/Theory of Planned Behavior (TRA/TPB) This is one of the many and most important theories researcher’s uses to determine the behavioral intention of individuals in performing the behavior. The theory of Planned Behavior Ajzen, 1985 is an extension of Theory of Reasoned Action Fishbein and Ajzen, 1975. This theory was developed by Martin Ajzen Icek (1988, 1991) and it is concern with individual behavioral intention determined by factors such as behavioral beliefs, normative belief and control beliefs. Individual behavioral beliefs affects the attitude towards the behavior, normative belief determines subjective norm and control belief affects perceıved behavior control. The resultant of these factors are the intention and behavior to accept or reject the technology.
TPB added “perceived behavioral control” to the earlier Theory of Reasoned Action (1)( Ajzen and Fishbein, 1980). The TPB explains that the key determinants of behavior are intention to engage in that behavior and perceived behavioral control over that behavior. Intentions in the TPB represent a person’s motivation or conscious plan or decision to exert effort to perform the
Perceived behavioural control refer to whether a person easily to consume the product or service or the consumption is difficult and it varies across situation and actions. These factors also associated with perceived availability and perceived consumer effectiveness. Moreover, Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB) has often been used to predict the consumer behaviour in the field of study of food choice and it has also been applied to model the organic food choice (Chen, 2007; Saba and Messina
Theory of planned behavior was designed to understand the relationship between attitudes and actual behavior when “theory of reasoned action” could not account for the behavior , such as health issues. Theory of planned behavior was an addition to the theory of action reasoned action that allowed for perceived behavioral control (Ajzen). Theory of planned behavior was intended to contradict the theory of reasoned action as studies showed behavioral intention did not always lead to behavior change (Ajzen). It is perceived behavioral control that becomes an interest in Random drug testing, because students have such a high amount of control in beating drug testing. In models such PDT and TRA “Theory of reasoned action” use should be deterred simply because of a consequence in the end, but theory planned behavior allows for control of other factors in random drug testing theory of planned behavior allows one explanation to the studies that indicate Random drug testing does not deter reported use, even though attitude does modify when the threat of Random drug testing behavior is
It shows that individual behavior is manage by behavior intentions, where behavior intentions are a function of three determinants: an individual’s attitude toward behavior, subjective norms, and perceived behavioral control (Ajzen, 2013). Azis, Yuhanis A and Vui, Chok N (2012) debate that
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He also distinguished between an individual’s attitude towards an “object” such as cancer, and their attitude towards performing an action relating to that object, such as having a mammogram, and demonstrated that attitude towards performing the action as a more effective predictor of actual behavior. These ideas formed the basis of The Theory of Reasoned Action (Fishbein