Market Your Way to Growth: 8 Ways to Win

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If you think that companies can't grow in a low-growth economy, Market Your Way to Growth will change your mind. Most companies anchor their growth plans in one or two strategies, often adopted before the world became so globalized and technologically-advanced. Companies now need to examine all eight strategies that might promise fresh growth. Is your company innovative? Is your brand as strong as it could be? Are your customers satisfied and loyal? Are you able to wrest share from competitors? Have you moved ...

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Overview

If you think that companies can't grow in a low-growth economy, Market Your Way to Growth will change your mind. Most companies anchor their growth plans in one or two strategies, often adopted before the world became so globalized and technologically-advanced. Companies now need to examine all eight strategies that might promise fresh growth. Is your company innovative? Is your brand as strong as it could be? Are your customers satisfied and loyal? Are you able to wrest share from competitors? Have you moved into China, Brazil, or some higher growth markets? Have you done acquisitions and built new alliances? Have you been winning new customers by showing your deeply felt values? Have you partnered with governments and NGOs on new projects? See what dozens of other companies are doing to achieve higher growth in a low-growth world economy or industry.

A large number of CEOs, senior executives, and scholars have endorsed this book. Open the book and see what they say.

Mukesh D. Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director, Reliance Industries Limited, India
Shumeet Banerji, CEO, Booz & Company
Ram Charan, business consultant and coauthor of Execution: The Discipline of Getting Things Done and other bestselling business books
Jim Collins, author of Good to Great and Built to Last
Marshall Goldsmith, the #1 executive coach and author of bestsellers, MOJO and What Got You Here Won't Get You There
Wenbo He, President, China Baosteel Corporation
Qian Sheng Jin, CEO, China (Yanliang) National Aviation Hi-tech Industrial Base
William R. Johnson, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, H.J. Heinz Company
Robin Li, cofounder, Chairman, and CEO, Baidu, Inc.
N. R. Narayana Murthy, Chairman Emeritus, Infosys, India
Hermann Simon, Chairman of global consultancy Simon-Kucher & Partners and author of Hidden Champions of the 21st Century
Prijono Sugiarto, CEO, Astra International, Indonesia
Xiu Guo Tang, founder and CEO, SANY Group
Peter F. Volanakis, former President and COO, Corning Inc.
Shi Wang, founder, Vanke Group
Katharyn M. White, Vice President of Marketing, IBM Global Business Services
Guang Quan Wu, CEO, AVIC International
Hang Xu, CEO, Mindray Group
Yuan Qing Yang, Chairman and CEO, Lenovo Group
Rui Min Zhang, founder and CEO, Haier Group

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118496404
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/26/2012
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 212
  • Sales rank: 1,464,294
  • Product dimensions: 5.89 (w) x 9.37 (h) x 0.93 (d)

Meet the Author

PHILIP KOTLER is one of the world's leading authorities on marketing, and his writing has defined marketing around the world for the past forty years. He is the author of Marketing Management (14th ed.), Marketing 3.0, Ten Deadly Marketing Sins, and Corporate Social Responsibility, among others. He is also the S.C. Johnson & Son Distinguished Professor of International Marketing at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. The Financial Times ranked him the fourth most influential management guru, and the Wall Street Journal ranked him the sixth most influential business thinker.

MILTON KOTLER is Chairman of Kotler Marketing Group USA, headquartered in Washington, DC, and Kotler Marketing Group China, headquartered in Beijing and recognized as the #1 marketing strategy consultancy in China. He is also author of A Clear-Sighted View of Chinese Business Strategy and a frequent contributor to the China business press.

If you think that companies can't grow in a low-growth economy, Market Your Way to Growth will change your mind. Most companies anchor their growth plans in one or two strategies, often adopted before the world became so globalized and technologically-advanced. Companies now need to examine all eight strategies that might promise fresh growth. Is your company innovative? Is your brand as strong as it could be? Are your customers satisfied and loyal? Are you able to wrest share from competitors? Have you moved into China, Brazil, or some higher growth markets? Have you done acquisitions and built new alliances? Have you been winning new customers by showing your deeply felt values? Have you partnered with governments and NGOs on new projects? See what dozens of other companies are doing to achieve higher growth in a low-growth world economy or industry.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Preparing to Master the Eight Pathways to Growth xi

1 Grow by Building Your Market Share 1

2 Grow through Developing Committed Customers and Stakeholders 27

3 Grow by Developing a Powerful Brand 49

4 Grow by Innovating New Products, Services, and Experiences 73

5 Grow by International Expansion 117

6 Grow by Mergers, Acquisitions, Alliances, and Joint Ventures 135

7 Grow by Building an Outstanding Reputation for Social Responsibility 153

8 Grow by Partnering with Government and NGOs 169

Epilogue 191

Notes 201

Index 207

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    Posted February 1, 2013

    We now operate in a low-growth global economy. This book advise

    We now operate in a low-growth global economy. This book advises firms to restrategize and not to cut costs blindly. They identify nine megatrends and suggest eight possible wys to grow in the low-growth economy. It is important for firms to grow and contrary to popular pessimistic thinking it is possible to grow. This is a prophetic message all firms should take seriously.

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