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Key concepts in marketing [electronic resource] / Jim Blythe.

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781847874986Publication details: London : SAGE, 2009.Edition: illustrated editionISBN:
  • 9780857029546
Other title:
  • Marketing
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: No titleDDC classification:
  • 658.8 22
Online resources: Available additional physical forms:
  • Also available in printed form.
Incomplete contents:
PART ONE: CUSTOMERS AND MARKETS Customer Centrality Evolution of Marketing Relationship Marketing The Leaky Bucket Theory Postmodern Marketing The Marketing Environment Marketing Research The Marketing Audit Competitive Advantage Porter's Competitive Strategies Strategic Planning Marketing Planning Boston Consulting Group Matrix Globalisation Consumerism PART TWO: THE OFFER Product as a Bundle of Benefits Product Anatomy Core Product Added Value Service Products Product Life Cycle New Product Development Diffusion of Innovation Quality Elasticity of Demand Demand Pricing Price Skimming Psychological Pricing Not-for-Profit Marketing PART THREE: APPROACHING CUSTOMERS Need Satisfaction Involvement Segmentation Targeting The Marketing Mix The Elaboration Likelihood Model Reference Groups Distribution Channel Management Logistics Stages of Development Model of International Market Entry Market Share PART FOUR: PROMOTION Branding Brand Personality Positioning The Communications Mix Schramm Model of Communication Advertising The Weak and Strong Theories Sales Promotion Corporate Reputation Personal Selling Key Account Selling Integrated Marketing Communication
Summary: 'If you want a clear, well written and authoritative introduction to the ideas and concepts that underpin the marketing discipline, this is the book for you' - Emeritus Professor Michael J Baker. 'Each section draws the reader in to the story - the what and why of marketing, and also deals well with how. While it is educational and informing it is also a jolly good read' - Heather Skinner, Principal Lecturer, Glamorgan Business School. The perfect quick reference text for your marketing course, "Key Concepts in Marketing" introduces and examines the key issues, methods, models and debates that define the field of marketing today. Over 50 essential concepts are covered, including the marketing mix, branding, consumerism, marketing communication and corporate image. Each entries features: useful definition box; summary of the concept; a broader discussion; examples and illustrations; and, key literature references. This extremely readable and accessible format provides the reader a wealth of information at their fingertips, and provides a valuable reference to any student of marketing. "The SAGE Key Concepts" series provides students with accessible and authoritative knowledge of the essential topics in a variety of disciplines. Cross-referenced throughout, the format encourages critical evaluation through understanding. Written by experienced and respected academics, the books are indispensable study aids and guides to comprehension.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

PART ONE: CUSTOMERS AND MARKETS Customer Centrality Evolution of Marketing Relationship Marketing The Leaky Bucket Theory Postmodern Marketing The Marketing Environment Marketing Research The Marketing Audit Competitive Advantage Porter's Competitive Strategies Strategic Planning Marketing Planning Boston Consulting Group Matrix Globalisation Consumerism PART TWO: THE OFFER Product as a Bundle of Benefits Product Anatomy Core Product Added Value Service Products Product Life Cycle New Product Development Diffusion of Innovation Quality Elasticity of Demand Demand Pricing Price Skimming Psychological Pricing Not-for-Profit Marketing PART THREE: APPROACHING CUSTOMERS Need Satisfaction Involvement Segmentation Targeting The Marketing Mix The Elaboration Likelihood Model Reference Groups Distribution Channel Management Logistics Stages of Development Model of International Market Entry Market Share PART FOUR: PROMOTION Branding Brand Personality Positioning The Communications Mix Schramm Model of Communication Advertising The Weak and Strong Theories Sales Promotion Corporate Reputation Personal Selling Key Account Selling Integrated Marketing Communication

'If you want a clear, well written and authoritative introduction to the ideas and concepts that underpin the marketing discipline, this is the book for you' - Emeritus Professor Michael J Baker. 'Each section draws the reader in to the story - the what and why of marketing, and also deals well with how. While it is educational and informing it is also a jolly good read' - Heather Skinner, Principal Lecturer, Glamorgan Business School. The perfect quick reference text for your marketing course, "Key Concepts in Marketing" introduces and examines the key issues, methods, models and debates that define the field of marketing today. Over 50 essential concepts are covered, including the marketing mix, branding, consumerism, marketing communication and corporate image. Each entries features: useful definition box; summary of the concept; a broader discussion; examples and illustrations; and, key literature references. This extremely readable and accessible format provides the reader a wealth of information at their fingertips, and provides a valuable reference to any student of marketing. "The SAGE Key Concepts" series provides students with accessible and authoritative knowledge of the essential topics in a variety of disciplines. Cross-referenced throughout, the format encourages critical evaluation through understanding. Written by experienced and respected academics, the books are indispensable study aids and guides to comprehension.

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