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The eighth edition of Marketing Management: A Strategic Decision-Making Approach, concentrates on marketing decision-making, rather than mere description of marketing phenomena. By providing specific tools and decision frameworks, it prepares its readers to hit the ground running and contribute tangibly to the marketing efforts of firms large and small. Drawing on its authors' wealth of entrepreneurial and executive experience, along with their thought-leading research, the book provides an abundance of real-life examples of marketing decisions both good and not-so-good from around the world in companies ranging from entrepreneurial start-ups to multi-national giants. This edition continues to be the most current and internet-savvy book available, injecting the latest developments in internet-based communication and distribution technology into every chapter.
Table of Contents
Section 1: The Role of Marketing in Developing Successful Business Strategies Chapter 1: The Marketing Management Process Chapter 2: The Marketing Implications of Corporate and Business Strategies
Section 3: Developing Strategic Marketing Programs Chapter 9: Business Strategies: A Foundation for Marketing Program Decisions Chapter 10: Product Decisions Chapter 11: Pricing Decisions Chapter 12: Distribution Channel Decisions Chapter 13: Integrated Promotion Decisions
Section 4: Strategic Marketing Programs for Selected Situations Chapter 14: Marketing Strategies for a Digitally Networked World Chapter 15: Strategies for New and Growing Markets Chapter 16: Strategies for Mature and Declining Markets
Section 5: Implementing and Controlling Marketing Programs Chapter 17: Organizing and Planning for Effective Implementation Chapter 18: Measuring and Delivering Marketing Performance