Marketing Mistakes and Successes / Edition 11

Marketing Mistakes and Successes / Edition 11

by Robert F. Hartley, Hartley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470169818

ISBN-13: 9780470169810

Pub. Date: 02/03/2009

Publisher: Wiley

This best-selling casebook, now in its 11th edition, presents a series of fascinating scenarios that let you learn from some of today’s most prominent business players.  In an engaging, conversational style, Robert Hartley provides detailed analyses of the decisions and practices that led to major marketing wars, comebacks, mistakes, and

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This best-selling casebook, now in its 11th edition, presents a series of fascinating scenarios that let you learn from some of today’s most prominent business players.  In an engaging, conversational style, Robert Hartley provides detailed analyses of the decisions and practices that led to major marketing wars, comebacks, mistakes, and successes. These real-life accounts are packed with practical tips, insider insights, and marketing advice.

As a supplement or main text, this book can be used in a variety of courses, both undergraduate and graduate, ranging from introduction to marketing, marketing management and strategic marketing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470169810
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/03/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction.

Part I: Entrepreneurial Adventures.

Chapter 2: Google: An Entrepreneurial Juggernaut.

Chapter 3: Starbucks: A Paragon of Growth and Employee Benefits Finds Storms.

Chapter 4: Boston Beer: Is Greater Growth Possible?

Part II: Marketing Wars.

Chapter 5: Cola Wars: Coca-Cola vs. Pepsi.

Chapter 6: PC Wars: Hewlett-Packard vs. Dell.

Chapter 7: Airliner Wars: Boeing vs. Airbus; and Recent Outsourcing Woes.

Part III: Comebacks.

Chapter 8: McDonald's: Rebirth Through Moderation.

Chapter 9: Harley-Davidson: Creating An Enduring Mystique.

Chapter 10: Continental Airlines: Salvaging From the Ashes.

Part I: Marketing Management Mistakes.

Chapter 11: Borden: Letting Brands Wither.

Chapter 12: United Way: A Nonprofit Tries to Cope with Image Destruction.

Chapter 13: DaimlerChrysler: A Merger Made in Hades.

Chapter 14: Newell's Acquisition of Rubbermaid Becomes an Albatross.

Chapter 15: Euro Disney: Bungling a Successful Format.

Chapter 16: Maytag: An Incredible Sales Promotion in England; and Outsourcing.

Chapter 17: Kmart and Sears: A Hedge Fund Manager's Challenge.

Part V: Notable Marketing Successes.

Chapter 18: Southwest Airlines: Success Is Finally Contested.

Chapter 19: Nike: A Powerhouse Brand.

Chapter 20: Vanguard: Is Advertising Really Needed?

Part VI: Ethical Mistakes.

Chapter 21: Merck's Vioxx: Catastrophe and Other Problems.

Chapter 22: MetLife: Deceptive Sales Practices.

Chapter 23: Ford Explorers with Firestone Tires: A Killer Scenario Ill Handled.

Chapter 24 Conclusions: What We Can Learn.

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