Help your students achieve marketing success by delivering the best up-to-the-minute coverage of key marketing topics available in this complete, yet brief, latest edition of ESSENTIALS OF MARKETING by award-winning instructors and leading authors Lamb/Hair/McDaniel. ESSENTIALS OF MARKETING, 7E uses a fresh, streamlined design to focus on captivating examples and innovative applications that ensure students not only understand marketing concepts, but also know how to effectively apply them to real-world practice. This edition now visually illustrates key marketing concepts and showcases the customer experience with an engaging writing style punctuated by the most recent marketing statistics ...
Managers increasingly must make decisions based on almost unlimited information. How can they navigate and organize this vast amount of data? Essentials of Business Research Methods provides research techniques for people who aren't data analysts. The authors offer a straightforward, hands-on approach to the vital managerial process of gathering and using data to make clear business decisions. They include such critical topics as the increasing role of online research, ethical issues, data mining, customer relationship management, and how to conduct information-gathering activities more effectively in a rapidly changing business environment. This is the only such book that includes a chapter on qualitative data analysis, and the coverage of quantitative data analysis is more extensive and much easier to understand than in other works. The book features a realistic continuing case throughout the text that enables students to see how business research information is used in the real world. It includes applied research examples in all chapters, as well as Ethical Dilemma mini - cases, and interactive Internet applications and exercises.
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The exciting new edition of Marketing continues the established tradition of adding value far beyond the expectations of students and instructors. Extensive research has been done to ensure this edition provides a comprehensive, up-to-the-minute introduction to the field of marketing. Key principles are illustrated by hundreds of fresh, new examples, while the latest concepts and theories are covered in detail with numerous illustrations. Organized around the marketing mix, this thoroughly revised text provides students with an exhilarating first introduction to the dynamic world of marketing.
For graduate and upper-level undergraduate marketing research courses. For over 30 years, this text has provided students with the information they need to understand and apply multivariate data analysis. Hair et. al provides an applications-oriented introduction to multivariate analysis for the non-statistician. By reducing heavy statistical research into fundamental concepts, the text explains to students how to understand and make use of the results of specific statistical techniques. In this seventh revision, the organization of the chapters has been greatly simplified. New chapters have been added on structural equations modeling, and all sections have been updated to reflect advances in technology, capability, and mathematical techniques.
Business Research is a truth-seeking function that gathers, analyses, interprets and reports information so that business decision makers become more effective. Research Methods for Business is a new European business research methods book. The authors present a balance between quantitative and qualitative methods in an easy-to-read style, with plenty of relevant real world examples.Features:A new focus on qualitative methods with the inclusion of four new chaptersEuropean examples Practical illustrations of business research techniques with examples from EuropeNew cases at the end of each chapter based on business problems in EuropeThe addition of a new co-author, Professor Mike Page, Dean of Rotterdam School of Management. Professor Page adds a Northern European perspective
Written as an extension of A Primer on Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling (PLS-SEM) Second Edition, this easy-to-understand, practical guide covers advanced content on PLS-SEM to help students and researchers apply techniques to research problems and accurately interpret results. Authors Joseph F. Hair, Jr., Marko Sarstedt, Christian Ringle, and Siegfried P. Gudergan provide a brief overview of basic concepts before moving to the more advanced material. Offering extensive examples on SmartPLS 3 software and accompanied by free downloadable data sets, the book emphasizes that any advanced PLS-SEM approach should be carefully applied to ensure that it fits the appropriate research context and the data characteristics that underpin the research.
As part of the Integrated Learning System, the study guide questions are linked to the learning objectives by numbered icons. A student having difficulty with the material found in Chapter 5, Learning Objective 2, can quickly go to this Learning Objective in the Grademaker and find numerous questions and aids to master that material. Every chapter includes application questions in a variety of formats to help students to master concepts. Study guide questions are designed to be similar in type and difficulty level to the Test Bank questions. By careful review of the Grademaker, students can dramatically improve their test scores.