Marketing Strategy and Management

Marketing Strategy and Management

by M. Baker

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The fifth edition of Marketing Strategy and Management builds upon Michael Baker's reputation for academic rigor. It retains the traditional, functional (4Ps) approach to marketing but incorporates current research, topical examples and case studies, encouraging students to apply theoretical principles and frameworks to real-world situations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137025821
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 12/19/2014
Edition description: 5th ed. 2014
Pages: 560
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Michael J. Baker is eminent in the field of marketing. He founded the Department of Marketing at the University of Strathclyde, UK, in 1971, the first ever Department of Marketing in the UK. He is the founding editor of the Journal of Marketing Management and Journal of Customer Behaviour and is the former President of the Academy of Marketing. He has supervised over 80 PhD students, 18 of whom are now Professors of Marketing.

Table of Contents

PART I: MARKETING STRATEGY 1.- 1. Overview and Executive Summary.- 2. Marketing and Corporate Strategy.- 3. Marketing and Competition.- 4. Principles of Strategic Marketing Planning.- 5. Analytical Frameworks for Strategic Marketing.- 6. Marketing Intelligence Research for Marketing.- PART II: THE MARKETING APPRECIATION.- 7. Macro-environmental Analysis.- 8. Customer Analysis.- 9. Industry and Competitor Analysis.- 10. Internal (Self) Analysis.- 11. Matching – Putting it All Together.- 12. Market Segmentation.- PART III: MANAGING THE MARKETING MIX.- 13. The Marketing Mix.- 14. Product Service Policy and Management.- 15. Packaging and Design.- 16. Pricing Policy and Management.- 17. Distribution and Sales Policy.- 18. Integrated Marketing Communications.- 19. Branding.- PART IV: IMPLEMENTING MARKETING.- 20. Marketing in a Foreign Environment and Globalisation.- 21. Customer Care and Service.- 22. Developing a Marketing Culture.- 23. The (Short-term) Marketing Plan.- 24. Implementation and Control.- 25. Transformational Marketing.

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There is no question that this book is a tour de force of Marketing Strategy content, covering a considerable breadth and depth of material. It is well-structured, thoughtfully presented, instructively written and critically-evaluative. For the reader who wants to think about the complex, analytical and social processes of managing the strategic direction of the organisation, this book provides a comprehensive, instructive and reflective means from which to engage with the hows and whys of managing marketing strategy creation. No marketing student, practitioner or academic should be without it.' - Dr. Lee Quinn, Director of Studies BA(Hons) Marketing, University of Liverpool, UK

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