Dr. Megawati Simanjuntak, S.P., M.Si.: Smart Consumers | On the House #16

Join our host, Gabriella Joustra, as she chats with Dr. Megawati Simanjuntak, SP, MSi, a Commissioner of the National Consumer Protection Agency and a renowned researcher in the field of family and consumer sciences.

At some point, everyone goes shopping, and it’s essential to understand consumer rights to ensure protection while navigating the marketplace.

Meet Dr. Megawati Simanjuntak

Dr. Megawati Simanjuntak holds the position of Commissioner at the National Consumer Protection Agency, Research, and Development Commission. Additionally, she serves as a lecturer at the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences within the Faculty of Human Ecology at Bogor Agricultural University.

Her research primarily revolves around various subjects, including the Consumer Empowerment Index (CPI), consumer education, consumer protection, family resource management, family economy, family resource development, marketing, and consumer behavior.

About the episode

In this episode hosted by Gabriella Joustra, Dr. Megawati Simanjuntak discusses the impact of smart consumerism. 

Dr. Megawati stressed the importance of household management for an organized and efficient home.

Dr. Megawati also emphasized responsible regulations, consumer rights protection, and caution in online transactions.

Near the end, Dr. Megawati explained the importance of effective time management and task prioritization for enhancing productivity and personal satisfaction in daily life. 

In conclusion

It’s always important to be informed and careful when shopping online. Plus, managing your time well can help you get more done and feel more satisfied. And, if you know your consumer rights, you’ll be better equipped to handle any issues that might come up, like problems with products, refunds, or compensation. With these tips in mind, you’ll be able to navigate the market confidently and have a great shopping experience!

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