Synopses & Reviews
With a fresh, streamlined design, MARKETING, 9e "Takes You There"--helping students achieve complete marketing success--by delivering the best the market has to offer: cutting-edge coverage, powerful learning tools, captivating examples, and innovative applications that ensure students not only understand marketing concepts, but also know how to effectively apply them to real-world practice. Packed with choices, the book offers unequaled flexibility and exceptional tools to meet a variety learning and styles. An online megaresource, CengageNOW creates personalized study plans that enable students to identify weak spots and effectively master materials. Shot specifically for this textbook, an all-new video package features fascinating success stories from vibrant companies. There are also myriad resources to liven the classroom experience. And with the Integrated Learning System, all content and supplements are organized by learning objective. With its solid reputation, engaging writing style, and success in a range of teaching environments, this thorough, midlevel marketing text has broad-based appeal among instructors and students alike--helping both reach their ultimate marketing destination.
With coverage of current marketing practices and exciting new features Lamb, Hair, McDaniel's MARKETING 10e will have your students saying, "Now that's marketing." You experience marketing through billboards, television commercials, and even in the cereal aisle at the grocery store. MARKETING 10e with its engaging presentation of concepts will bring forward how much the principles of marketing play a role in your day to day lives, even when you don't recognize it.
With a fresh, streamlined design, MARKETING, 9e Takes You There--helping students achieve complete marketing success--by delivering the best the market has to offer: cutting-edge coverage, powerful learning tools, captivating examples, and innovative applications that ensure students not only understand marketing concepts, but also know how to effectively apply them to real-world practice. Packed with choices, the book offers unequaled flexibility and exceptional tools to meet a variety learning and style
About the Author
Charles W. Lamb, Jr., served as chair of the department of marketing at the M. J. Neeley School of Business from 1982 to 1988 and again from 1997 to 2003. He is currently chair of the Department of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management and is a former president of the Academy of Marketing Science and the Southwestern Marketing Association. Lamb has authored or co-authored more than a dozen books and anthologies on marketing topics and over 150 articles that have appeared in academic journals and conference proceedings. In 1997, he was awarded the prestigious Chancellor's Award for Distinguished Research and Creative Activity at TCU. This is the highest honour that the university bestows on its faculty. Other key honours he has received include the M. J. Neeley School of Business Research Award and selection as a Distinguished Fellow of the Academy of Marketing Science and Fellow of the Southwestern Marketing Association. Joseph Hair is Professor of Marketing at Kennesaw State University. He previously held the Alvin C. Copeland Endowed Chair of Franchising and was Director, Entrepreneurship Institute, Louisiana State University. Hair also held the Phil B. Hardin Chair of Marketing at the University of Mississippi. He has taught graduate and undergraduate marketing, sales management, and marketing research courses. Hair has authored more than 40 books and more than 80 articles in scholarly journals. He has also participated on many university committees and has chaired numerous departmental task forces. He serves on the editorial review boards of several journals. He is a member of the Academy of Marketing Science, American Marketing Association, Society for Marketing Advances, and Association for Marketing and Healthcare Research. He was selected as the 2011 AMS CUTCO/VECTOR Distinguished Marketing Educator, as the 2007 Innovative Marketer of the Year by the Marketing Management Association, and was the 2004 recipient of the Academy of Marketing Science Excellence in Teaching Award. Hair holds a bachelor's degree in economics, a master's degree in marketing, and a doctorate in marketing, all from the University of Florida. He also serves as a marketing consultant to businesses in a variety of industries ranging from food and retail to financial services, health care, electronics, and the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Interior. Carl McDaniel is professor emeritus in service at the University of Texas-Arlington. He currently holds courses for the executive MBA program on the Fort Worth campus and in China. He was the chairman of the marketing department at UTA for 32 years. McDaniel's career spanned more than 40 years, during which he was the recipient of several awards for outstanding teaching. McDaniel has also been a district sales manager for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company and served as a board member of the North Texas Higher Education Authority, a billion-dollar financial institution. In addition to MKTG, McDaniel has written and co-authored over 50 textbooks in marketing and business. McDaniel's research has appeared in such publications as the Journal of Marketing, Journal of Business Research, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, and California Management Review. McDaniel is a member of the American Marketing Association. In addition to his academic experience, McDaniel has business experience as the co-owner of a marketing research firm. McDaniel has also served as senior consultant to the International Trade Centre (ITC), Geneva, Switzerland. The ITC's mission is to help developing nations increase their exports. He has a bachelor's degree from the University of Arkansas and his master's degree and doctorate from Arizona State University.
Table of Contents
Part One: THE WORLD OF MARKETING. 1. Overview of Marketing. Career Appendix. 2. Strategic Planning for Competitive Advantage. Marketing Plan Appendix. 3. Social Responsibility, Ethics, and the Marketing Environment. 4. Developing a Global Vision. Part Two: ANALYZING MARKET OPPORTUNITIES. 5. Consumer Decision Making. 6. Business Marketing. 7. Segmenting and Targeting Markets. 8. Decision Support Systems and Marketing Research. Part Three: PRODUCT DECISIONS. 9. Product Concepts. 10. Developing and Managing Products. 11. Services and Nonprofit Organization Marketing. Part Four: PLACE (DISTRIBUTION) DECISIONS. 12. Marketing Channels and Supply Chain Management. 13. Retailing. Part Five: PROMOTION DECISIONS 14. Integrated Marketing Communication. 15. Advertising and Public Relations. 16. Sales Promotion and Personal Selling. Part Six: PRICING DECISIONS. 17. Pricing Concepts. 18. Setting the Right Price. Part Seven: TECHNOLOGY-DRIVEN MARKETING. 19. Customer Relationship Management.