Fully updated and revised to include the latest case studies and examples from a broad range of industry sectors, this second edition of Strategic Marketing: An Introduction is a concise, thorough and enlightening textbook that demonstrates how organizations can cope with a myriad of demands by better understanding themselves, their products or services, and the world around them. From assessing internal relationships to planning and implementing marketing strategies, and featuring analysis of relationship marketing and strategic alliances, Proctor uses insights from a range of key models and theoretical frameworks to illustrate how an organization can successfully take advantage of ‘strategic windows’ to improve its position. Core issues covered include: marketing strategy analyzing the business environment the customer in the market place targeting and positioning marketing mix strategy. This textbook is the complete guide to assessing and imposing a realistic and successful marketing strategy to fit an organization, its resources and objectives, and the environment in which it operates. Accessibly written and supported by a user-friendly companion website, this new edition of Strategic Marketing: An Introduction is an essential resource for all students of marketing and business and management. A companion website provides additional material for lecturers and students alike: www.routledge.com/textbooks/9780415458160/
Imagine this: You have a marketing strategy, an advertising strategy, and, if you're organized, a sales promotion strategy, a direct mail strategy and an exhibitions strategy, but you have no overall communication strategy that drives all of these communications tools in the same direction.
The text is a European adaptation of our current US book:Strategic Market Management, 9th Edition by David Aaker. This new edition is a mainstream textsuitable for all business students studying strategy and marketingcourses. Strategic Market Management: Global Perspectives ismotivated by the strategic challenges created by the dynamic natureof markets. The premise is that all traditional strategicmanagement tools either do not apply or need to be adapted to amore dynamic context. The unique aspects of the book are its inclusion of: A business strategy definition that includes product/marketscope, value proposition, and assets and competences. A structured strategic analysis including a detailed customer,competitor, market, and environmental analysis leading tounderstanding of market dynamics that is supported by a summaryflow diagram, a set of agendas to help start the process, and a setof planning forms. Concepts of strategic commitment, opportunism, and adaptabilityand how they can and should be blended together. Bases of a value proposition and strong brands. A strategywithout a compelling value proposition will not be market driven orsuccessful. Brand assets that will support a business strategy needto be developed. Creating synergetic marketing with silo organisations definedby products or countries. All organisations have multiple productsand markets and creating cooperation and communication instead ofcompetition and isolation is becoming an imperative. A global perspective is an essential aspect of this new edition.This reflects the lived experience of the student reader but alsotheir likely professional challenges. This is achieved by theextensive use of new examples and vignettes.
This book is a unique collection of comprehensive cases that explore concepts and issues surrounding strategic marketing. Chapters explain what strategic marketing is, and then discuss strategic segmentation, competitive positioning, and strategies for growth, corporate branding, internal brand management, and corporate reputation management. With case studies from a broad range of global contexts and industries, including Burger King, FedEx, and Twitter, readers will gain a working knowledge of developing and applying market-driven strategy. Through case analysis, students will learn to: examine the role of corporate, business, and marketing strategy in strategic marketing; recognize the implications of markets on competitive space with an emphasis on competitive positioning and growth; interpret the various elements of marketing strategy and apply them to a particular real-world situation; apply sound decision-making strategies and analytical frameworks to specific strategic marketing problems and issues; apply ethical frameworks to strategic marketing situations. Strategic Marketing: Concepts and Cases is ideal for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as those studying for an MBA or executive courses in strategic marketing or marketing management.
Each coursebook includes access to MARKETINGONLINE, where you can: * Annotate, customise and create personally tailored notes using the electronic version of the coursebook * Receive regular tutorials on key topics * Search the coursebook online for easy access to definitions and key concepts * Co-written by the CIM Examiner for the Strategic Marketing Management module to guide you through the 2003-2004 syllabus. * Free online revision and course support from www.marketingonline.co.uk. * Customise your learning, extend your knowledge and prepare for the examinations with this complete package for course success.
Jim Blythe, Helen Coxhead, Martin Lashwood, Lesley Partridge, Peter Reed, Helen Simms
Author: Jim Blythe, Helen Coxhead, Martin Lashwood, Lesley Partridge, Peter Reed, Helen Simms
Publisher: Select Knowledge Limited
This title looks to enable you to understand that everyone in the organisation has some involvement in marketing, whether through contacts with internal and external customers, by ensuring that activities and operations contribute to satisfying or delighting customers, or by contributing to business planning.
The completely revised and updated 3rd edition of the hugely successful Strategic Marketing: planning and control continues to provide a concise yet comprehensive synthesis of the key strategic marketing concepts. The text cuts through the complexity and jargon surrounding the subject and is tightly written to accommodate the reading time pressures on students. A clear, comprehensive and user-friendly text it provides an unrivalled digest of the tools, techniques and knowledge required to understand strategic marketing. Covering contemporary issues by exploring current developments in marketing theory and practice. It offers- • Coverage of key developments in customer relationship management, business ethics, market-led orientation and resource/asset-based approaches to internal analysis and planning • A highly exam focused approach which has been class tested and refined • A new chapter offering a ‘problem-based learning’ (PBL) approach to the subject • Thoroughly revised and updated case studies and vignettes of real world best practice throughout the text Now established as one of the leading texts in the field Strategic Marketing 3rd edition will continue to be an essential learning tool for CIM students and marketing undergraduates and postgraduates. It will also be ideal for marketing professionals who want to improve their strategic knowledge and those on relevant executive courses.
Strategic Marketing: planning and control covers contemporary issues by exploring current developments in marketing theory and practice including the concept of a market-led orientation and a resource/asset-based approach to internal analysis and planning. The text provides a synthesis of key strategic marketing concepts in a concise and comprehensive way, and is tightly written to accommodate the reading time pressures on students. The material is highly exam focused and has been class tested and refined. Completely revised and updated, the second edition of Strategic Marketing: planning and control includes chapters on 'competitive intelligence', 'strategy formulation' and 'strategic implementation'. The final chapter, featuring mini case studies, has been thoroughly revised with new and up to date case material.