Marketing Research: An Applied Orientation / Edition 6

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Overview

Marketing Research: An Applied Orientation takes a unique applied and managerial orientation that illustrates the interaction between marketing research decisions and marketing management decisions.

Introduction to Marketing Research; Defining the Marketing Research Problem and Developing an Approach; Research Design; Exploratory Research Design: Secondary Data; Exploratory Research Design: Qualitative Research; Descriptive Research design: Survey and Observation; Causal Research Design: Experimentation; Measurement and Scaling: Fundamentals and Comparative Scaling; Measurement and Scaling: Noncomparative Scaling Techniques; Questionnaire and Form Design; Sampling: Design and Procedures; Sampling: Final and Initial Sample Size Determination; Field Work; Data Preparation; Frequency Distribution, Cross-tabulation, and Hypothesis Testing; Analysis of Variance and Covariance; Correlation and Regression; Discriminant and Logit Analysis; Factor Analysis; Cluster Analysis; Multidimensional Scaling and Conjoint Analysis; Structural Equation Modeling and Path Analysis; Report Preparation and Presentation; International Marketing Research

The comprehensive, practical, and balanced coverage presented in this text is ideal for readers that want an in-depth understanding of market research.

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A text for undergraduates and graduate students, reflecting current trends in international marketing, ethics, and the integration of microcomputers and mainframes into the field. Organization of material is based on a six-step framework for conducting marketing research, with sections on research design; field work; data preparation and analysis; and preparing reports. Features chapter summaries, problems and computer exercises, and mnemonic acronyms. This second edition includes new computer applications and updated examples and cases. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780136085430
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 7/29/2009
  • Series: Alternative eText Formats Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 864
  • Sales rank: 349,124
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION AND EARLY PHASES OF MARKETING RESEARCH
Chapter 1 Introduction to Marketing Research
Chapter 2 Defining the Marketing Research Problem and Developing an Approach

PART II: RESEARCH DESIGN FORMULATION
Chapter 3 Research Design
Chapter 4 Exploratory Research Design: Secondary Data
Chapter 5 Exploratory Research Design: Qualitative Research
Chapter 6 Descriptive Research design: Survey and Observation
Chapter 7 Causal Research Design: Experimentation
Chapter 8 Measurement and Scaling: Fundamentals and Comparative Scaling
Chapter 9 Measurement and Scaling: Noncomparative Scaling Techniques
Chapter 10 Questionnaire and Form Design
Chapter 11 Sampling: Design and Procedures
Chapter 12 Sampling: Final and Initial Sample Size Determination

PART III: DATA COLLECTION, PREPARATION, ANALYSIS AND REPORTING
Chapter 13 Field Work
Chapter 14 Data Preparation
Chapter 15 Frequency Distribution, Cross-tabulation, and Hypothesis Testing
Chapter 16 Analysis of Variance and Covariance
Chapter 17 Correlation and Regression
Chapter 18 Discriminant and Logit Analysis
Chapter 19 Factor Analysis
Chapter 20 Cluster Analysis
Chapter 21 Multidimensional Scaling and Conjoint Analysis
Chapter 22 Structural Equation Modeling and Path Analysis
Chapter 23 Report Preparation and Presentation
Chapter 24 International Marketing Research

Running Case: Dell
Comprehensive Critical Thinking Cases
Data Analysis Cases with Real Data
Comprehensive Cases with Real Data
Comprehensive Harvard Business School Cases

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