ISBN-10:
147398050X
ISBN-13:
9781473980501
Pub. Date:
08/30/2016
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Democracy in Decline: Rebuilding its Future / Edition 1

Democracy in Decline: Rebuilding its Future / Edition 1

by Philip KotlerPhilip Kotler
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Overview

In his latest call to arms, Philip Kotler passionately argues that democracy is under grave threat. Too much money has entered politics, and its donors, often billionaires and corporations, now hold too much influence in favor of the 1%. Meanwhile, the voting system is flawed, too few citizens are politically informed, and many don’t vote. At the same time, major political parties are unable to agree on policies, Presidents are disempowered, and the real changes needed don’t occur.

Kotler confronts this gloomy outlook positively with some potential solutions, as well as an invitation for you to get involved in the democratic issues that impact your life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781473980501
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 08/30/2016
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Philip Kotler is the S. C. Johnson & Son Distinguished Professor of International Marketing at the J. L. Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. Kellogg was twice voted Best Business School in Business Week’s survey of U.S. business schools. It is also rated Best Business School for the Teaching of Marketing. Professor Kotler has significantly contributed to Kellogg’s success through his many years of research and teaching there.

He received his master’s degree at the University of Chicago and his Ph.D. degree at MIT, both in economics. He did postdoctoral work in mathematics at Harvard University and in behavioral science at the University of Chicago.

Professor Kotler is the author of Marketing Management, the most widely used marketing book in graduate business schools worldwide; Principles of Marketing; Marketing Models; Strategic Marketing for Non-Profit Organizations; The New Competition; High Visibility; Social Marketing; Marketing Places; Marketing for Congregations; Marketing for Hospitality and Tourism; The Marketing of Nations; Marketing 3.0,; Good Works, Market Your Way to Growth, Winning Global Markets, Kotler on Marketing, Confronting Capitalism, and Democracy in Decline. He has published over 150 articles in leading journals, several of which have received best-article awards.

Professor Kotler was the first recipient of the Distinguished Marketing Educator Award (1985) given by the American Marketing Association (AMA). The European Association of Marketing Consultants and Sales Trainers awarded him their prize for Marketing Excellence. He was chosen as the Leader in Marketing Thought by the Academic Members of the AMA in a 1975 survey. He also received the 1978 Paul Converse Award of the AMA, honoring his original contribution to marketing. In 1995, Sales and Marketing Executives International (SMEI) named him Marketer of the Year. In 2012 he received the William L. Wilkie “Marketing for a Better World: Award of the American Marketing Association Foundation (AMAF). In 2014, he was inducted into the AMA Marketing Hall of Fame. He was the first chosen Legend in Marketing and his work was published and reviewed in nine volumes.

Professor Kotler has consulted for such companies as IBM, General Electric, AT&T, Honeywell, Bank of America, Merck, and others in the areas of marketing strategy and planning, marketing organization, and international marketing.

He has been chairman of the College of Marketing of the Institute of Management Sciences, director of the American Marketing Association, trustee of the Marketing Science Institute, director of the MAC Group, former member of the Yankelovich Advisory Board, and a member of the Copernicus Advisory Board. He is was a member of the Board of Governors of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a member of the advisory board of the Drucker Foundation. He has received honorary doctoral degrees from Stockholm University, University of Zurich, Athens University of Economics and Business, De Paul University, the Cracow School of Business and Economics, Groupe H.E.C. in Paris, the University of Economics and Business Administration in Vienna, the Catholic University of Santo Domingo, and the Budapest School of Economic Science and Public Administration, and several other universities.

He has traveled extensively throughout Europe, Asia, and South America, advising and lecturing to many companies and organizations. This experience expands the scope and depth of his programs, enhancing them with an accurate global perspective.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword by Daniel Diermeier
Introduction: Challenges to Democracy in a Changing World
Why Democracy Isn’t Working Well in America or Elsewhere—Why Having Elections Isn’t Enough
Reforming Elections—Why Are Citizens Not Voting?
Reforming Congress—Why Does Congress Perform Poorly?
Reforming the Executive Branch—Is the President Too Powerful?
Reforming the Federal Judiciary Process—Is the Judiciary Shaping Legislation?
Reforming the Federal-States Relationship—Are the States Too Independent?
Reforming Political Parties—Are the Parties Too Rigid?
Reforming Foreign Policy Making—Who Should Make Foreign Policy?
Reforming Government Service—Are Government Employees Efficient and Conscious That They Are ‘Public Servants’?
Leading with Vision and Statesmanship—What Will It Take to Restore Democracy?
Dealing with the Major Unresolved Government Policy Issues
Index

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