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Foundations of Marketing, 7th Edition

  • William M. Pride
  • O. C. Ferrell
  • ISBN-10: 1305405765
  • ISBN-13: 9781305405769
  • 544 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2015, 2013, 2011
  • COPYRIGHT: 2017 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Introduce the essentials and latest trends in today’s marketing with strong visuals and exciting, timely discussions found in the proven marketing text for students of all backgrounds - Pride/Ferrell’s FOUNDATIONS OF MARKETING, 7E. This edition’s extensive coverage of current marketing strategies and concepts addresses social media, sustainability, globalization, customer relationship management, supply chain management, and digital marketing. Emerging topics, such as social and environmental responsibility, entrepreneurship, and new trends in marketing, resonate especially well with today’s students who are striving for success in today’s fast-paced, evolving business world. Captivating photos, screenshots, advertisements, and examples from actual life make concepts meaningful for students. A wealth of learning supplements, such as self-testing, videos, and an interactive marketing plan, further help your students develop critical decision-making and marketing skills.

Features

  • NEW OPENING VIGNETTES INTRODUCE ACTUAL BUSINESS MARKETING IN ACTION WHILE COVERAGE DEMONSTRATES THE IMPACT OF TODAY’S SOCIAL MEDIA. "Marketing Insights" vignettes depict real businesses challenges and success and help students envision themselves in exciting marketing careers. Students also examine the power of contemporary social media and its growing influence in marketing strategy. This edition delves into this significant trend in today’s marketplace with up-to-the-minute information that demonstrates the immediate and long-term capabilities of social media.

  • "MARKETING DEBATE" FEATURE REQUIRES STUDENTS TO APPLY MARKETING PRINCIPLES TO ACTUAL SITUATIONS IN BUSINESS. Students learn to use critical thinking skills to solve problems. In addition, Emerging Trends features focus on the changing landscape of marketing. These important feature boxes highlight the latest trends, such as globalization, social media, and more.

  • BOOK INCORPORATES A CONCISE, STRAIGHTFORWARD, PROVEN APPROACH. The authors effectively introduce students to basic marketing concepts and strategies, while providing you, the instructor, with the flexibility to integrate supplemental resources or activities into your lessons.

  • CONSOLIDATED PRESENTATION PROVIDES COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE IN AN ABBREVIATED FORMAT. This edition effectively highlights ethics, e-marketing, and customer relationship management. The book supports and reinforces understanding of these key topics with up-to-date research and meaningful examples.

  • EXPERIENCED AUTHOR TEAM BRINGS WEALTH OF PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE TO THE TOPIC. Respected and distinguished authors Dr. William Pride and Dr. O.C. Ferrell are well-known throughout the world for their decades of marketing and consulting expertise.

  • STUNNING VISUALS BRING TODAY’S MARKETING CONCEPTS TO LIFE. Strategically placed advertisements, photos, and screen shots balance this edition’s readings and place the marketing concepts into modern-day context for your students.

About the Author

William M. Pride

William M. Pride is Professor of Marketing, Mays Business School, at Texas A&M University. He received his Ph.D. from Louisiana State University. In addition to this text, he is the co-author of Cengage Learning’s FOUNDATIONS OF BUSINESS, a market leader. Dr. Pride teaches Principles of Marketing at both undergraduate and graduate levels and constantly solicits student feedback important to revising a Principles of Marketing text.Dr. Pride’s research interests are in advertising, promotion, and distribution channels. His research articles have appeared in major journals in the fields of marketing, such as the Journal of Marketing, the Journal of Marketing Research, the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, and the Journal of Advertising.Dr. Pride is a member of the American Marketing Association, Academy of Marketing Science, Society for Marketing Advances, and the Marketing Management Association. He has received the Marketing Fellow Award from the Society for Marketing Advances and the Marketing Innovation Award from the Marketing Management Association. Both of these are lifetime achievement awards.

O. C. Ferrell

O. C. Ferrell is The James T. Pursell Sr. Eminent Scholar Chair in Ethics and Director of the Center for Ethical Organizational Cultures, Auburn University. He served as the Distinguished Professor of Leadership and Ethics at Belmont University and University Distinguished Professor of Marketing at the Anderson School of Management at University of New Mexico. He has also taught at University of Wyoming, Colorado State University, University of Memphis, Texas A&M University, Illinois State University and Southern Illinois University. He received his Ph.D. in marketing from Louisiana State University.He is past president of the Academic Council of the American Marketing Association and chaired the American Marketing Association Ethics Committee that developed the AMA Code of Ethics and the AMA Code of Ethics for Marketing on the Internet. He is also a former member of the Academy of Marketing Science Board of Governors and is a Society of Marketing Advances and Southwestern Marketing Association Fellow and an Academy of Marketing Science Distinguished Fellow. He was vice president of publications and is president-elect for the Academy of Marketing Science. He has received numerous awards, including the first recipient of the Marketing Education Innovation Award from the Marketing Management Association, a Lifetime Achievement Award from Macromarketing Society, an Southeast Doctoral Consortium award for service to doctoral students, the Harold Berkman Lifetime Service Award from the Academy of Marketing Science and the Cutco/Vector Distinguished Marketing Educator Award.Dr. Ferrell has co-authored 20 books and more than 100 articles and papers in journals such as Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Business Research, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science and Journal of Public Policy & Marketing.

Table of Contents

PART I: STRATEGIC MARKETING AND ITS ENVIRONMENT.
1. Customer-Driven Strategic Marketing.
2. Planning, Implementing, and Evaluating Marketing Strategies.
3. The Marketing Environment, Social Responsibility, and Ethics.
PART II: MARKETING RESEARCH AND TARGET MARKETS.
4. Marketing Research and Information Systems.
5. Target Market Segmentation and Evaluation.
PART III: CUSTOMER BEHAVIOR AND E-MARKETING.
6. Consumer Buying Behavior.
7. Business Markets and Buying Behavior.
8. Reaching Global Markets.
9. Digital Marketing and Social Networking.
PART IV: PRODUCT AND PRICE DECISIONS.
10. Product, Branding, and Packing Concepts.
11. Developing and Managing Goods and Services
12. Pricing Concepts and Management.
13. Marketing Channels and Supply-Chain Management.
14. Retailing, Direct Marketing, and Wholesaling.
PART V: PROMOTION DECISIONS.
15. Integrated Marketing Communications.
16. Advertising and Public Relations.
17. Personal Selling and Sales Promotion.
Online Appendices.
Financial Analysis in Marketing.
Sample Marketing Plan.
Careers in Marketing.

New to this edition

  • UPDATED AND NEW BOXED FEATURES ENSURE READINGS ARE RELEVANT TO TODAY’S STUDENTS. In addition to engaging Boxed Features, this edition’s captivating Video Cases at the end of every chapter support and add interest to each chapter’s material.
  • UPDATED LEARNING OBJECTIVES DIRECT STUDENT ATTENTION TO KEY POINTS. Learning Objectives correlated to the latest and most important concepts in this edition ensure students focus efforts on each chapter’s most critical information.
  • NEW ADS ILLUSTRATE CURRENT MARKETING TRENDS AND PROMOTIONS. Many of today’s latest memorable ads visually reinforce chapter discussion.
  • UPDATED FIGURES AND TABLES HIGHLIGHT IMPORTANT CONCEPTS. Key visuals throughout the book further clarify and support this edition’s examination of today’s marketing in action.
  • NEW CONTENT ADDRESSES EMERGING TRENDS IN MARKETING. This edition introduces and explains approaches that are reshaping thinking in marketing today, including native advertising, big data, and marketing analytics.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Companion Website  (ISBN-10: 1305405951 | ISBN-13: 9781305405950)

Find everything you need for your course in one place. This collection of book-specific lecture and class tools is available online via www.cengage.com/login. Access and download time-saving PowerPoint® presentation slides, meaningful marketing images, the helpful instructor’s manual, videos, and more.

Cengage Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305405978 | ISBN-13: 9781305405974)

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero®, is a flexible, online system that allows you to import, edit, and manipulate content from the text's test bank or elsewhere, including your own favorite test questions. Create multiple test versions in an instant and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.

MindTap Marketing, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Pride/Ferrell's Foundations of Marketing  (ISBN-10: 1305504739 | ISBN-13: 9781305504738)

MindTap Marketing for Pride/Ferrell’s Foundations of Marketing, 7th Edition is the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. It gives you complete control of your course—to provide engaging content, to challenge every individual, and to build their confidence. Empower students to accelerate their progress with MindTap. MindTap: Powered by You. MindTap gives you complete ownership of your content and learning experience. A progression of content makes marketing relevant, interactive, and helps elevate critical thinking. From company case videos to scenario-driven assignments, MindTap complements your course. Customize the interactive syllabi, emphasize the most important topics, and add your own material or notes in the eBook.

Student Supplements

MindTap Marketing, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Pride/Ferrell's Foundations of Marketing  (ISBN-10: 1305504739 | ISBN-13: 9781305504738)

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