Written at a level first-time marketing research students understand, this text provides the basic fundamentals of the statistical procedures used to analyze data without dwelling on the more complex and intricate concepts. The sixth edition now includes new case ideas contributed from innovative professors, updated insight from industry professionals, and current information on how marketing research is being practiced today.
A “nuts and bolts” understanding of marketing research and provides them with extensive information on how to use it.
Introducing Marketing Research; Explaining the Marketing Research Process; Describing Characteristics of the Marketing Research Industry; Defining the Problem and Determining Research Objectives; Understanding Research Design; Using Secondary Data and Online Information Databases; Comprehending Standardized Information Sources; Utilizing Exploratory and Qualitative Research Techniques; Evaluating Survey Data Collection Methods; Understanding Measurement in Marketing Research; Developing Questions and Designing the Questionnaire; Determining How to Select the Sample; Determining the Size of a Sample; Dealing with Field work and Data Quality Issues; Using Basic Descriptive Analysis; Performing Population Estimates and Hypothesis Tests; Implementing Basic Differences Tests; Making Use of Associations Tests; Understanding Regression Analysis Basics; Preparing the Research Report and Presentation
For undergraduate marketing research courses.