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Zeithaml's Services Marketing introduces readers to the vital role that services play in the economy and its future. Services dominate the advanced economies of the world, and virtually all companies view services as critical to retaining their customers.Â The seventh edition maintains a managerial focus by incorporating company examples and strategies for addressing issues in every chapter, emphasizing the knowledge needed to implement service strategies for competitive advantage across industries.
Essentials of Marketing 15th edition (released Feb 2016) is the new edition of Basic Marketing 19th edition. Built on a strong foundation, Basic Marketing 19e provides an integrated teaching and learning solution for presenting the four Ps framework and managerial orientation with a strategy planning focus. The Perreault franchise was the pioneer of the "four Ps" in the introductory marketing course. The unifying focus of Basic Marketing has always been on how to make marketing decisions in deciding what customers to focus on and how best to meet their needs. Consistent with our belief in continuous quality improvement, this edition has been critically revised, updated, and rewritten to reflect new concepts, new examples, recent "best practices," and to tightly integrate the best digital tools in the industry for ensuring that students are prepared to engage in classroom lectures and pursue future business and marketing careers.
Marketing for Tourism, Hospitality & Events highlights the shifts in tourism demographics with particular emphasis on the role of digital technology and its impact on travel products and services. The authors look at a broad range of topics including contemporary tourism marketing, understanding today's consumer, successful tourism products and services and the importance of public relations and personal selling. This is supported by a collection of chapter specific international case-studies that highlight the realities of tourism and hospitality marketing in practice, these include: ? * Spiritual Tourism in Tamil Nadu * The Deer Hunt Festival, Winneba, Ghana * Music-themed hotels in Prague, Amsterdam, Berlin and Mexico * Promoting Hawaii Through Film and Television * Martinhal Beach Resort, Portugal * Dark Tourism in Vietnam To further enhance the text, the authors have included three key features in each chapter: Lessons from a Marketing Guru; Digital Spotlight and Marketing in Action; all of which use examples and case studies from across the industry, providing added depth to the subject. The book is complimented by a companion website featuring a range of tools and resources for lecturers and students, including PowerPoint slides, an instructors manual and selected videos to make the examples in each chapter come to life. Ideal for undergraduate and postgraduate students looking for an introductory text to marketing for tourism, hospitality and events.
For senior level elective courses in digital communications or first-year graduate courses in digital communications (with an emphasis on the discrete-time processing algorithms).
Take an exciting non-traditional approach to the traditional topic of digital communications! Rice uses the principles of discrete-time signal processing to introduce and analyze digital communications – connecting continuous-time and discrete-time ideas. Often neglected topics such as carrier phase synchronization, symbol timing synchronization, pulse shaping issues, and channelization are derived from basic principles in the discrete-time domain. Extensive details on implementation are also included.
?Value Chain Marketing (VCM) is a promising strategy to overcome immediate customers' innovation resistance. By pursuing VCM, material suppliers enlarge their target group beyond their immediate customers and address their downstream customers as well. Treading on relatively unexplored grounds, this book explores the relevance of VCM and comprehends its process; identifies the critical factors for suppliers' marketing success, and compares the performance of VCM trials, using a multi-method design linking case study research and computational modeling.
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