Market-based Management: Strategies for Growing Customer Value and Profitability

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Prentice Hall, 1997 - Marketing - 424 pages
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Using an applied approach that focuses on market orientation, marketing strategy and market-based management, this book features coverage of the fundamental need for businesses to attract, satisfy and retain customers. It examines market-driven strategy, customer satisfaction and profitable growth. It emphasizes market-based management with a focus on the linkages between marketing strategy and profitability, cash flow and shareholder value.

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Best is Professor of Marketing at the University of Oregon. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from California State Polytechnic University in 1968. Following graduation, he joined General Electric where he worked in both engineering and product management. In 1971, he received a patent for a product he invented while with GE. He completed his MBA in 1972 and went on to complete his Ph.D. in Business at the University of Oregon in 1975. Over the past 25 years, he has published many academic articles. Most recently, Dr. Best has developed the Marketing Excellence Survey.

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