Essential to any student of the discipline, this innovative new book offers a uniquely comprehensive and applied approach to both understanding and designing market research. Sensitively balancing the fundamental quantitative methodologies and theoretical structures with practical applications of qualitative techniques, this book is a vastly accessible, useful, and insightful text. Providing several real life case studies - from the large corporation, through to the small business or the nonprofit organization - Marketing Research is packed with useful learning features such as key terms, definitions, and discussion topics. Offering comprehensive support from a companion website, this book is an indispensable guide to the varied domains of market research.
This comprehensive work, covering a wide spectrum of the marketing environment, provides a fundamental basis to marketing geography for those concerned with market research, comparative and international marketing, and the study of economic geography. The book focusses on the spatial patterns and processes in marketing, and the development conflicts occur in the marketing system, and how evolution and change in marketing systems is realised through the resolution of these conflicts. The major sectors and institutions in the marketing system are described and a detailed study is made of the ways they change and interact.
Aimed at both graduate and undergraduate students majoring in business administration and in other fields of social sciences, Qualitative Marketing Research unpacks the emerging cultural approach in the field of marketing and consumer research and provides an interesting and informed study for anyone interested in cultural approaches to economic and social theory. The book also provides insights for MBA students and other business professionals who work in the field of marketing, advertising, media planning and qualitative market research, offering methodological resources for keeping professional skills up to date and help with designing and conducting relevant and skillful market research which is sensitive to the cultural dynamics of the marketplace behaviour.
This book offers the best approach toward communicating the intricacies of marketing research and its usefulness to the marketing organization. This highly regarded text focuses on market intelligence, strategy, theory, and application and retains its coverage of the most advanced and current marketing research methodologies. Pointing out these methodologies' limitations and strengths, the book also brings to the forefront the relevance of marketing intelligence, the power of the Internet in marketing research applications, and much more. Suitable for students in the intermediate or advanced courses.
Marketing Research: The Second Pacific Rim edition reflects contemporary developments and examples in Marketing Research. The text maintains the strengths of the original Aaker, Kumar and Day text, and is presented in an engaging and accessible style. A visual map evolves throughout the text, guiding students through the entire marketing research process step by step. The text retains a clear focus on marketing research as a tool for helping organisations achieve their goals, and uses the macro-micro approach of reviewing the entire research process before considering each component part in detail. The focus is on understanding and conducting market research as the basis for making sound business decisions. FEATURES * Project workbook - to help students create their own market research project comprising a series of practical tips, checklists and worksheets * Practical industry profiles - examples from the Pacific Rim* Coverage of both qualitative and quantitative research methods* Variety of Pacific Rim cases, including 'Online Voting' and 'Coffee Connection' running cases.* Comprehensive text website houses additional resources for both instructors and students, including:* SPSS data sets for use with text exercises and cases* Interactive student quizzing for each chapter of the text.* To save students money, a value-packed version is also available with the following resources:* SPSS: Analysis without Anguish by Coakes* XSIGHT Student Version Software.
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