Consumer Behaviour is more relevant than ever for todaya s business and marketing students, and this new text provides readers with the most up-to-date tools and resources they need to pass their exams. Ray Wrighta s accessible writing style takes readers through the key concepts and theories of Consumer Behaviour in a lively manner, interspersed with examples from a variety of industries and companies. Consumer Behaviour is the ideal text for those studying the subject within marketing or business degrees and diplomas, as well as MBAa s, postgraduate marketing degrees and professional courses.
Consumer behaviour is more than buying things; it also embraces the study of how having (or not having) things affects our lives and how possessions influence the way we feel about ourselves and each other - our state of being. The 3rd edition of Consumer Behaviour is presented in a contemporary framework based around the buying, having and being model and in an Australasian context. Students will be engaged and excited by the most current research, real-world examples, global coverage, managerial applications and ethical examples to cover all facets of consumer behaviour. With new coverage of Personality and incorporating real consumer data, Consumer Behaviour is fresh, relevant and up-to-date. It provides students with the best possible introduction to this fascinating discipline.
Basics Marketing 01: Consumer Behaviour examines the relationship between consumers and culture, and the impact of current trends on consumer behaviour. It explores the different ways in which consumers around the world respond to marketing strategies, examining the interpretation of new stimuli using existing knowledge, and how both new and remembered knowledge combine to influence purchasing behaviour. Finally, there is a detailed examination of the influence of ethnicity, religion, class, age and gender on consumers' actions and the importance of understanding the challenges and diversity of a global marketplace.
The Book Presents A Comprehensive Coverage Of The Subject With Examples From The Indian Scenario. The Book Stresses On Consumer Decision-Making And Clearly Explains The Five Stages Of Problem Recognition, Information Search, Evaluation Of Alternatives, Purchase And Post-Purchase Behaviour. It Also Explains Outlet Selection And Purchase.The External Environment And Its Influence On Decision-Making Is Highlighted. These Are Demographical, Political, Cultural And Technological Factors. Along With These, The Internal Determinants Of Beliefs, Attitudes, Personality, Memory And Values Have Also Been Discussed In This Book.Contemporary Developments Like E-Consumer Behaviour And Consumer Delight In Place Of Consumer Satisfaction Have Also Been Discussed.Relevant Case Studies And Review Exercises Are Additional Highlights Of This Book. With Its Clear Style And Systematic Approach, This Book Would Be Extremely Useful For Students Of Marketing Management. Management Consultants And Professionals Would Also Find This Book To Be A Valuable Reference Source.In The Second Edition Of The Book Some Useful Information Has Been Added. This Contains A Small Case. Other Examples Of Marketing Strategies And Marketing Implications Have Been Added. One Extra Chapter On Changing Consumer Behaviour Has Been Added. The Book Will Be Found Of Great Help To All Who Are Interested In Getting A Knowledge Of Consumer Behaviour.
The book has offered the consumer behaviour theory with implementation on two local foods of Malang meatballs and Kediri Tofu. It has a good attempt in implementing the theory of consumer behaviour and clarifying the conceptual to be of wider concern to the reader. The book offer the insight consumers perspective approaches to understand what’ their behaviour performed towards local foods among the competitive food industries. This book presented a comprehensive explanation about consumer’s acceptance towards Malang meatballs and Kediri tofu among the huge presence of branded fast foods.
Praised for its no nonsense approach to engaging students and conveying key learning outcomes and for striking a good balance between sociological and psychological aspects of consumer behaviour, the new edition now features increased coverage of social media, digital consumption and up-to-date marketing practice. Written from a European perspective, international in its scope and with an array of global international examples and cases from a variety of geographic locations and different industry sectors threaded throughout the text, students’ understanding and retention of the subject is encouraged through innovative learning features including: ‘how to impress your examiner’ boxes - ideas and tips for what an examiner may be looking for to help students get the best possible grades in their assessments. ‘consumer behaviour in action’ boxes – focus on consumer decisions allowing students to focus on the applications of the concepts and theories underpinning the motivations of consumers – something they are likely to do in their future careers as marketers. ‘challenging the status quo’ boxes – encouraging students to think outside the box, think critically and exercise their problem solving skills. The book is complimented by a companion website featuring a range of tools and resources for lecturers and students, including PowerPoint slides, multiple choice questions, case studies, interactive glossary, flashcards, multimedia links and selected author videos to make the examples in each chapter come to life. Suitable for Undergraduate students with little or no background knowledge of consumer behaviour.
Electronic Inspection Copy available for instructors here Why do you choose the things you buy – such as this textbook, a smartphone or an item of clothing? How often, where, and instead of what? What do you consider a boring necessity or a fun luxury? What do you do with products once you’ve purchased them? When do you decide to chuck them and why? As a consumer you make conscious and unconscious decisions, nonstop, every day of your life. This is Consumer Behaviour! This friendly, lively full colour text will support you through your course and help you to get the best possible grade for future employment. It even has How to Impress Your Examiner boxes in each chapter. There are lots of case studies along the way from global brands such as Facebook, Apple and Amazon Kindle, and Consumer Behaviour in Action boxes in every chapter to show you how it works in the real world. If you want to be top of the class you can push yourself that little bit further by reading the Challenging the Status Quo asides which will help your critical thinking and problem solving skills. These are key skills that employers look for in graduates, so practicing now will help set you apart from the pack and boost your employability. You could also dip into the Further Reading resources to help you with essays and exam revision – using these is a sure route to better grades. Visit the companion website www.sagepub.co.uk/blythe for extra materials including multiple choice questions to test yourself and Jim’s pick of Youtube videos that make the examples in each chapter come alive!