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Table of Contents
SECTION I - ESSENTIALS OF MARKETING MANAGEMENT PART A: INTRODUCTION Chapter 1 Strategic Planning and the Marketing Management Process PART B: MARKETING INFORMATION, RESEARCH,AND UNDERSTANDING THE TARGET MARKET Chapter 2 Marketing Research: Process and Systems for Decision Making Chapter 3 Consumer Behavior Chapter 4 Business, Government, and Institutional Buying Chapter 5 Market Segmentation PART C: THE MARKETING MIX Chapter 6 Product and Brand Strategy Chapter 7 New Product Planning and Development Chapter 8 Integrated Marketing Communications: Advertising, Sales Promotion, Public Relations, and Direct Marketing Chapter 9 Personal Selling, Relationship Building , and Sales Management Chapter 10 Distribution Strategy Chapter 11 Pricing Strategy PART D: MARKETING IN SPECIAL FIELDS Chapter 12 The Marketing of Services Chapter 13 Global Marketing SECTION II - ANALYZING MARKETING PROBLEMS AND CASES SECTION III - FINANCIAL ANALYSIS FOR MARKETING DECISIONS SECTION IV - DEVELOPING MARKETING PLANS
J. Paul Peter is James R. McManus-Bascom Professor and Chair of the Marketing Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Business. He has taught courses in consumer behavior and in marketing management, strategy, research and theory. He's also taught in a variety of executive programs. Peter won the prestigious William O'Dell Award from the Journal of Marketing Research and twice was a finalist. He is author or editor of more than 30 books and is one of the most cited authors in marketing literature. Peter has served on review boards of the Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Consumer Research, and Journal of Business Research. He has consulted for several corporations and the Federal Trade Commission. His earned a DBA from the University of Kentucky. Dr. James H. Donnelly, Jr. is the Thomas C. Simons Professor in the Gatton College of Business and Economics at the University of Kentucky. In 1990 he received the first Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Teaching given at the University. Previously, he had twice received the UK Alumni Association's 'Great Teacher Award,' an award one can only be eligible to receive every ten years. He has also received two 'Outstanding Teacher' awards from Beta Gamma Sigma, national business honorary. In 1992 he received an Acorn Award recognizing 'Those Who Shape the Future' from the Kentucky Advocates for Higher Education. In 1995 he became one of six charter members elected to the Bank Marketing Hall of Fame. He has also received a 'Distinguished Alumni Award' from the University of Maryland. During his career he has published in the Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Retailing, Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Social Psychology, Journal of Business Research, and Operations Research, among others. He is the author of more than a dozen books which have sold more than one million copies. They include both widely adopted academic textbooks as well as professional books. He is very active in the banking industry where he currently serves on the board of directors of the Institute of Certified Bankers and the Bank Marketing Association. He is also the Academic Dean of the ABA's School of Bank Marketing and Management.