Contains chapters on topics such as: the marketing mix, relationship marketing, direct marketing, the economic environment, and marketing's interface with other departments. This title has learning aids, including chapter objectives, further reading recommendations, key terms, links to other chapters, case material, and a glossary.
The Oxford Textbook of Marketing provides an authoritative and comprehensive overview of the theory and practice of marketing, designed for all students of the subjects throughout the world. Unlike most other textbooks in the subject, in which two or three authors seek to cover the whole subject, this book brings together the expertise of 26 leading academics from 17 different countries, each of whom is a specialist in the chosen subject area. Under the careful editorship of Keith Blois, the text has been made an integrated whole. Each chapter is written to a common template and reading style. The text contains a wealth of learning aids, including * substantial international case material to reinforce learning * a detailed longer case study to conclude each major section of the book * over 100 figures and tables containing extra empirical detail * a system of chapter links provide in-text pointers to related discussions in other parts of the text * a thorough glossary As a discipline, marketing has been waiting for this definitive account. The Oxford Textbook of Marketing combines subject expertise, substantial learning aids and modern presentation, giving a detailed overview of the discipline at the turn of the century.