Principles of Marketing European Edition

Author: Lloyd Harris
Publisher:
ISBN: 1292092890
Release Date: 2016-09-21
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Principles of Marketing Seventh European Edition Philip Kotler, Gary Armstrong, Lloyd C. Harris and Nigel Piercy The goal of every marketer is to create more value for customers. The authors of this new European Edition have aimed to create more value for the reader by building on a classic marketing text with its well-established customer-value framework and complimenting it with an emphasis throughout the book on sustainable marketing, measuring and managing return on marketing, marketing technologies and marketing around the world. To help bring marketing to life this book is filled with interesting examples and stories about real companies, such as Amazon, Google, Uber, ASOS and Lego and their marketing practices. This is the place to go for the freshest and most authoritative insights into the increasingly fascinating world of marketing. Philip Kotler is S. C. Johnson & Son Distinguished Professor of International Marketing at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University. Gary Armstrong is Crist W. Blackwell Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Undergraduate Education in the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Lloyd C. Harris is Head of Department and Professor of Marketing at Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham. His research has been widely disseminated via a range of marketing, strategy, retailing and general management journals. Nigel Piercy, was formerly Professor of Marketing & Strategy, and Associate Dean, at Warwick Business School. He is now a consultant and management writer. Recent publications include Marketing Strategy and Competitive Positioning, 6th ed. (with Graham Hooley, Brigitte Nicoulaud and John Rudd) published by Pearson in 2016.

Marketing Strategy and Competitive Positioning

Author: Graham Hooley
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9781292017341
Release Date: 2017-03-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Marketing Strategy and Competitive Positioning 6e deals with the process of developing and implementing a marketing strategy. The book focuses on competitive positioning at the heart of marketing strategy and includes in-depth discussion of the processes used in marketing to achieve competitive advantage. The book is primarily about creating and sustaining superior performance in the marketplace. It focuses on the two central issues in marketing strategy formulation – the identification of target markets and the creation of a differential advantage. In doing that, it recognises the emergence of new potential target markets born of the recession and increased concern for climate change; and it examines ways in which firms can differentiate their offerings through the recognition of environmental and social concerns. New to this edition Updated to reflect the on-going global economic crisis and its impact on business and marketing. New coverage including the impact of emerging market on innovation, the perverse customer as a market force, the new realities in competing through services and market analysis and segmentation. Updated chapters on strategic customer management and strategic alliances. Increased emphasis on competing through innovation including new business models such as Uber, Netflix and new types of retailing. Updates vignettes at the beginning of chapters focusing on companies such as Amadeus, Mastercard and Samsung Pay and including discussion questions. New cases throughout the book including Ryanair, Amazon and Lego. Up-dated online resources include an Instructor’s Manual and PowerPoint slides for instructors, along with additional case studies for students. The book is ideal for undergraduate and postgraduate students taking modules in Marketing Strategy, Marketing Management and Strategic Marketing Management. Graham Hooley is Emeritus Professor of Marketing at Aston University. He is a past President of the European Marketing Academy, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, British Academy of Management, EMAC and the Higher Education Academy. Brigitte Nicoulaud is Senior Teaching Fellow at Aston Business School. Nigel F. Piercy was previously Professor of Marketing & Strategic Management & Associate Dean at Warwick Business School, Warwick University. John M Rudd is a Professor of Marketing and Head of the Marketing Group at Warwick Business School.

Economics for Business

Author: John Sloman
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9781292082110
Release Date: 2016-05-23
Genre: Business & Economics

This new edition of Economics for Business uses up-to-date case studies to examine the key issues facing the business world today. Looking at everything from the impact of the financial crisis to the operation of individual business, the 7th edition illustrates how economic theory relates to real business issues in a clear, accessible and engaging way designed to help students excel. Looking for economics in action? Search online for the Sloman Economics News Site, a blog that’s updated several times a week with current affairs and topical stories, all linked to your textbook so you can explore the background to the issues more deeply. John Sloman was Director of the Economics Network from its foundation in 1999 until 2012, and is now Visiting Fellow at the University of Bristol where the Network is based. John is also Visiting Professor at the University of the West of England, Bristol. Dean Garratt is Principal Teaching Fellow in the Department of Economics at the University of Warwick. Jon Guest is a National Teaching Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Principal Lecturer in the School of Economics, Finance and Accountancy at Coventry University. Jon is also an Associate of the Economics Network and a Lecturer on economics courses delivered to departments across the UK government. Elizabeth Jones is a Principal Teaching Fellow and the Dean of Students in the Economics Department at the University of Warwick. Elizabeth is also a Lecturer on economics courses non-economists delivered to departments across the UK government.

Principles and Practice of Marketing

Author: Jim Blythe
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781446297506
Release Date: 2013-11-05
Genre: Business & Economics

When you think of marketing you may think of the adverts that pop up at the side of your screen or the billboards you see when you're out - all those moments in the day when somebody is trying to grab your attention and sell you something! Marketing is about advertising and communications in part, but it's also about many other things which all aim to create value for customers, from product research and innovation to after-care service and maintaining relationships. It's a rich and fascinating area of management waiting to be explored - so welcome to Marketing! Jim Blythe's Principles and Practice of Marketing will ease you into the complexities of Marketing to help you achieve success in your studies and get the best grade. It provides plenty of engaging real-life examples, including brands you know such as Netflix and PayPal - marketing is not just about products, but services too. Marketing changes as the world changes, and this textbook is here to help, keeping you up to speed on key topics such as digital technologies, globalization and being green. The companion website offers a wealth of resources for both students and lecturers and is available at www.sagepub.co.uk/blythe3e. An electronic inspection copy is also available for instructors.

Principles of Marketing Scandinavian Edition

Author: Anders Parment
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9781292115566
Release Date: 2016-01-20
Genre: Business & Economics

Principles of Marketing Scandinavian Edition is an ideal introductory text for undergraduate students and practitioners alike. This, the second Scandinavian edition, is true to Kotler and Armstrong’s classic conceptual framework, which has proved itself an exceptional introduction to marketing and has been used by millions of students all over the world. Principles of Marketing book outlines and discusses concepts and ideas that help students and practitioners develop an effective marketing strategy for today’s markets. Cases and examples are written to reflect current best practice in Scandinavian and European companies. The book describes and explains how these companies deal with challenges in domestic and international markets. Set within a Scandinavian context, the text is nonetheless global in scope and thus very relevant for modern marketers.

Marketing An Introduction

Author: Gary Armstrong
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 9781292017549
Release Date: 2015-07-15
Genre: Business & Economics

The third European edition of this classic text has been updated with the latest ideas in marketing and with numerous new European marketing examples and case studies. The authors prompt students to discover the concepts of marketing and translate them into real commercial practice for themselves.

Marketing Real People Real Choices

Author: Michael Solomon
Publisher: Pearson Higher Education AU
ISBN: 9781486014385
Release Date: 2013-09-05
Genre: Business & Economics

Marketing: Real People, Real Choices brings you and your students into the world of marketing through the use of real companies and the real-life marketing issues that they have faced in recent times. The authors explain core concepts and theories in Marketing, while allowing the reader to search for the information and then apply it to their own experiences as a consumer, so that they can develop a deeper understanding of how marketing is used every day of the week, in every country of the world. The new third edition is enhanced by a strong focus on Value Creation and deeper coverage of modern marketing communications practices.

Introduction to Work and Organizational Behaviour

Author: John Bratton
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 9781137432063
Release Date: 2015-05-22
Genre: Business & Economics

Do big bonuses really motivate bankers to work harder? Is it better to hire someone with a personality similar to your own? What impact does delivering 'service with a smile' have on employees? Introduction to Work and Organizational Behaviour answers all of these questions and more, offering insights into contemporary management practices and encouraging you to reflect critically on the realities of the workplace. Building on the success of the previous edition, this new edition offers: • New chapters on organizational change, and diversity and people management • Brand new Links to Management videos featuring business managers and consultants discussing topics such as perception and learning • 12 new Globalization and Organization Misbehaviour vignettes illustrating contemporary organizational practice and its impact across the world • 12 new The Reality of Work boxes providing thought-provoking examples of the interconnection between society and organizational behaviour • Over 200 new references, bringing the discussion right up to date. Visit www.palgrave.com/bratton-ob to access examples of organizational behaviour in popular films such as The Imitation Game, as well as a guide to developing your skills in report writing and oral presentations, and Chinese translations of key vocabulary and chapter summaries.

Advertising Promotion and Other Aspects of Integrated Marketing Communications

Author: Terence Shimp
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780324321432
Release Date: 2006-01-20
Genre: Business & Economics

ADVERTISING, PROMOTION, AND OTHER ASPECTS OF INTEGRATED MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS integrates all aspects of marketing communication. Complete with updates on new literature and practioner developments, this text offers a comprehensive treatment on the fundamentals of advertising and promotion. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Principles of Services Marketing

Author: Adrian Palmer
Publisher:
ISBN: 0077152344
Release Date: 2014-01-17
Genre: Business & Economics

Covering management of the service counter and recovery from service failure, customer care, and information as a source of competitive advantage, this text is introduced by a discussion of the difference between goods and service marketing.

Building Distinctive Brand Assets

Author: Jenni Romaniuk
Publisher:
ISBN: 0190311509
Release Date: 2018-03-16
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This book is for anyone with a brand.It is a book about future-proofing your brand's identity. It will help you set up a long-term strategy to build Distinctive Assets, and tell you what you need to do to protect them.Do you want to get better at branding?You'll learn which strategies and actions work, as well as which ones don't, to help you take advantage of opportunities and avoid minefields.Building Distinctive Brand Assets is for anyone with a brand logo, font or colour scheme, and is essential reading for those who have wondered if (or have been told) it's time for a change. Readers will learn how to set up a long-term strategy to build a strong brand identity, and how to make use of knowledge, metrics and management systems in order to build and protect a brand's Distinctive Assets.Building Distinctive Brand Assets is divided into three sections that capture the processes involved in brand asset creation, implementation and ongoing management. The first section is focuses on strategy, and covers how Distinctive Assets are created and their role in a broader brand equity building. The second section covers measurement approaches, and how to use and interpret key metrics. The third section delves into the strengths and weaknesses of different types of assets and introduces the idea of a Distinctive Asset palette. This section also outlines how to set up a Distinctive Asset management system to provide an early warning system to identify potential threats before they evolve into major issues.