Research Survey #2

28 Mar

Survey Monkey anonymous survey results


Total results 14

Male 4

Female 10

NZ European 7

Caucasion 2

English 3

Maori 1

Chinese Malaysian 1

18-21 x8

22-25  x3

25-30   x1

30+   x2

If someone attends an event or celebration should they bring a gift and why?

5 people say Yes

6 people say it depends on the event/relationship and other factors

3 people say no

Most people think its a social expectation. However it should not be stipulated by anyone other than the giver. others think you should to show the appreciation of the person and thank them for inviting you to their event. “its almost protocol” “unfortunately what is considered “proper” dictates that its expected”

Does giving a gift at a celebration mean the receiver should give the giver a gift at a similar event and why?

7 people say Yes

3 people say No

4 people say its depends

most people think it shows respect, value and caring for a person. obligations fall into this too.

“yes but its not expected” “you should give a gift in return it shows you value the person” “not unless they can or feel compelled too” “it is protocol” “yes its nice to know they feel the same way”

What makes a good gift?

General consensus is that it must be something that is thoughtful and has significance/use/want to the receiver. it seems people think it should be something you yourself would be happy to receive. should have a positive affect or emotion to the receiver.

How does giving a gift make you feel?

Most people enjoy the gift giving experience. Most people enjoy making others happy.

9/14 responses mentioned good/warm fuzzies

others used words like love like enjoy happy excitement

1 person felt a negative emotion(embarrassment)

How does receiving a gift at a celebration (birthday or christmas etc) make you feel?

Most people felt happy and good/warm fuzzies.

3 people felt negative feelings such as embarrassment

How does receiving a spontaneous gift make you feel?

Spontaneous gift giving seemed to make people feel best, it was more thoughtful and a surprise.

although there was still some negative emotions around embarrassment however the positive emotions overtake the negative.

Is it ok to re-gift something you have been gifted and why? Have you ever done this?

is it ok?

7 say Yes

2 unsure

5 say No

7 have re-gifted

6 have not

1 not stated

Its ok if its unused, mass produced and will benefit the person you give it to more.

however the gift was given to you with thought from the giver to give it away is disrespecting their effort.

Is it ok to sell a gift that has been gifted to you, and why? Have you ever done this?

is it ok?

7 say yes

3 are unsure

4 say no

1 has done it

12 have not

1 not stated

If the new receiver and previous giver do not find out its ok. Most people think its ok but they themselves have not done it.

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