Business Marketing Management: B2B

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Cengage Learning, Jan 2, 2012 - Business & Economics - 464 pages
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Reflecting the latest trends and issues, market-leading BUSINESS MARKETING MANAGEMENT: B2B, 11e delivers comprehensive, cutting-edge coverage that equips readers with a solid understanding of today's dynamic B2B market. Highlighting the similarities--and emphasizing the differences--between consumer goods and B2B marketing, this proven text focuses on market analysis, organizational buying behavior, relationship management, and the ensuing adjustments required in the marketing strategy elements used to reach organizational customers. Its managerial approach ties chapter concepts directly to real-world decision making. The new edition includes additional emphasis on automated B2B practices and the impact of the Internet. A well-balanced mix of cases equips students with a variety of hands-on applications. With its complete and timely treatment of business marketing, BUSINESS MARKETING MANAGEMENT minimizes the overlap with other marketing courses. It is an excellent text for undergraduate as well as MBA-level courses.
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Contents

The Environment of Business Marketing
1
Managing Relationships in Business Marketing
33
Assessing Market Opportunities
93
Formulating Business Marketing Strategy
121
Evaluating Business Marketing Strategy and Performance
375
Name Index
403
Subject Index
412
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Michael D. Hutt (PhD, Michigan State University) is the Ford Motor Company Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Marketing at the W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University. He has also held faculty positions at Miami University (Ohio) and the University of Vermont. Dr. Hutt's teaching and research interests are concentrated in the areas of business-to-business marketing and strategic marketing. His current research centers on the marketing-finance interface, particularly the application of financial portfolio theory to customer management. Dr. Hutt's research has been published in the Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, MIT Sloan Management Review, Journal of Retailing, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, and other scholarly journals. He is also the co-author of Macro Marketing (John Wiley & Sons) and contributing author of Marketing: Best Practices (South-Western).

Thomas W. Speh, PhD, is Professor of Marketing Emeritus and former Associate Dean at the Farmer School of Business, Miami University (Ohio). Dr. Speh earned his PhD from Michigan State University. Prior to his tenure at Miami, Dr. Speh taught at the University of Alabama. Dr. Speh has been a regular participant in professional marketing and logistics meetings and has published articles in a number of academic and professional journals, including the Journal of Marketing, Sloan Management Review, Harvard Business Review, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Sciences, Journal of Business Logistics, Journal of Retailing, Journal of Purchasing and Materials Management, and Industrial Marketing Management. He was the recipient of the Beta Gamma Sigma Distinguished Faculty award for excellence in teaching at Miami University's School of Business and of the Miami University Alumni Association's Effective Educator award. Dr. Speh has been active in both the Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) and the Council of Logistics Management (CLM). He has served as president of WERC and as president of the CLM. Dr. Speh has been a consultant on strategy issues to such organizations as Xerox, Procter & Gamble, Burlington Northern Railroad, Sara Lee, J. M. Smucker Co., and Millenium Petrochemicals, Inc.

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