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Welcome to your Introduction to Marketing reading list. Here you will find your essential and recommended books, as well as other resources to support you during this module.
Essentials of Marketing by Essentials of Marketing, sixth edition, provides an accessible, lively and engaging introduction to marketing. Taking a practical, tactical approach, the authors cover traditional marketing techniques and theories, as well as offering the most up to date critical perspectives. Using contemporary case studies, in-chapter examples and suggestions for further reading the book provides everything an undergraduate or CIM student needs to excel in their discipline. The book is further complemented by a full range of online resources, including video cases, self-test questions, power-point slides and an instructor's manual. Professor Jim Blythe is the author of eighteen textbooks and over fifty journal articles. A former sales manager and marketing consultant, he has taught at universities in the UK, France, Germany, Japan and Zambia. He is widely travelled, and holds a private pilot's licence. Jane Martin is a senior lecturer in Marketing and Marketing Programme Leader at the University of Chester. She has taught in Universities in the UK and China and has previously been a company director and worked in business-to-business marketing. She has also been a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing for a number of years.
Call Number: 658.802 BLY + eBook
Publication Date: 2016
Marketing an Introduction by The third European edition of this classic text has been updated with the latest ideas in marketing and with numerous new European marketing examples and case studies. The authors prompt students to discover the concepts of marketing and translate them into real commercial practice for themselves.
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2015
Marketing 4. 0 by Marketing has changed forever'this is what comes next Marketing 4.0: Moving from Traditional to Digital is the much-needed handbook for next-generation marketing. Written by the world's leading marketing authorities, this book helps you navigate the increasingly connected world and changing consumer landscape to reach more customers, more effectively. Today's customers have less time and attention to devote to your brand'and they are surrounded by alternatives every step of the way. You need to stand up, get their attention, and deliver the message they want to hear. This book examines the marketplace's shifting power dynamics, the paradoxes wrought by connectivity, and the increasing sub-culture splintering that will shape tomorrow's consumer; this foundation shows why Marketing 4.0 is becoming imperative for productivity, and this book shows you how to apply it to your brand today. Marketing 4.0 takes advantage of the shifting consumer mood to reach more customers and engage them more fully than ever before. Exploit the changes that are tripping up traditional approaches, and make them an integral part of your methodology. This book gives you the world-class insight you need to make it happen. Discover the new rules of marketing Stand out and create WOW moments Build a loyal and vocal customer base Learn who will shape the future of customer choice Every few years brings a "new" marketing movement, but experienced marketers know that this time its different; it's not just the rules that have changed, it's the customers themselves. Marketing 4.0 provides a solid framework based on a real-world vision of the consumer as they are today, and as they will be tomorrow. Marketing 4.0 gives you the edge you need to reach them more effectively than ever before.
Call Number: eBook
Publication Date: 2016
Essentials of Services Marketing by Essentials of Services Marketing, 3rd Edition is meant for courses directed at undergraduate and polytechnic students, especially those heading for a career in the service sector, whether at the executive or management level. It delivers streamlined coverage of services marketing topics with an exciting global outlook with visual learning aids and clear language. It has been designed so that instructors can make selective use of chapters and cases to teach courses of different lengths and formats in either services marketing or services management.
Call Number: 658.8 WIR + eBook
Publication Date: 2017