Preface to Marketing Management, 11/e, by Peter and Donnelly, is praised in the market for its organization, format, clarity, brevity and flexibility. The text serves as an overview for critical issues in marketing management. Its brief, inexpensive, paperback format makes it a perfect fit for instructors who assign cases, readings, simulations or offer modules on marketing management for MBA students. The text also works in courses that implement a cross-functional curriculum where the students are required to purchase several texts.
Table of Contents
Section I: Essentials of Marketing Management Part A: Introduction Chapter One: Strategic Planning and the Marketing Management Process Part B: Marketing Information, Research, and Understanding the Target Market Chapter Two: Marketing Research: Process and Systems for Decision Making Chapter Three: Consumer Behavior Appendix: Selected Consumer Behavior Data Sources Chapter Four: Business, Government, and Institutional Buying Chapter Five: Market Segmentation Part C: The Marketing Mix Chapter Six: Product Strategy Chapter Seven: New Product Planning and Development Chapter Eight: Integrated Marketing Communications: Advertising, Sales Promotion, Public Relations, and Direct Marketing Appendix: Major Federal Agencies Involved in Control of Advertising Chapter Nine: Personal Selling, Relationship Building, and Sales Management Chapter Ten: Distribution Strategy Chapter Eleven Pricing Strategy Part D: Marketing in Special Fields Chapter Twelve: The Marketing of Services Chapter Thirteen: Global Marketing Section II: Analyzing Market Problems and Cases Section III: Financial Analysis for Marketing Decisions Section IV: Developing Marketing Plans Notes Index