Accommodative purchase decision

One of the types of purchase decision process. In the case of household purchase decisions it refers to situations where household members having different preferences and/or priorities and cannot agree on a purchase that will satisfy the minimum expectation of all involved. It is here that the use of bargaining, coercion, compromise, and the wielding of power are likely to be used to achieve agreement on what to buy or who gets to use it. (See also consensual purchase decisions)