Written by a team of renowned experts in the field, Marketing: A Critical Textbook provides a unique introduction and overview of critical approaches to marketing.Ideally suited to advanced students of marketing, the book uses examples and 'real world' case studies to illustrate and discuss major alternative and critical perspectives on the subject, enabling students to constructively question the conventional assumptions, concepts and models with which they are already familiar.- Explains and debates key concepts in a clear, readable and concise manner.- Provides practical and innovative demonstrations of abstract and difficult concepts through classroom exercises and individual and group activities.- Includes a glossary of critical marketing terms.- Additional material on the companion website, including a full Instructor's Manual and free access to full-text journal articles for students.
Volume 15 of "Advances in International Marketing" explores the current research in international service marketing through the eyes of scholars from eight different countries on three continents. A truly international perspective emerges on the nature of service marketing across borders, as well as the internationalization strategies of service providers. Specifically, emphasis is placed on: service relationships across borders; methodological issues of international service marketing research; service internationalization and modes of entry; and new international services. Each chapter expands the conceptual context and consequences of internationalization. This collection of articles also serves as a point of departure for future research on international service marketing and the internationalization of services. In the tradition of the "Advances in International Marketing" series, each contribution offers extended conceptual development and a detailed discussion beyond what is typically offered in research papers. At the same time, practitioners should find critically relevant inspiration and ideas on how to define, implement, and evaluate their strategy and operations when delivering services across borders.
Between 1815 and 1890, the German book market experienced phenomenal growth, driven by German publishers' dynamic entrepreneurial attitude towards developing and distributing books. Embracing aggressive marketing on a large scale, they developed a growing sense of what their markets wanted. This study, based almost entirely upon primary sources including over seventy years of trade newspapers, is an in depth account of how and why this market developed-decades before there was any written theory about marketing.
This book is therefore about both marketing practice and marketing theory. It provides a uniquely well-researched account of how markets were developed in very sophisticated ways long before there was a formal discipline of marketing: for example, German publishers used segmentation at least 150 years before the first US articles on the subject appeared. Much of their experience was also shared by the UK and US book markets through international interactions between booksellers and other businessmen.
All scholars of marketing will find this historical account a fascinating insight into markets and marketing, This will also be of interest to social historians, scholars of German history, book trade and book trade historians.
Back in1954,a paper by Bondi and Gold was to pick upona much olderqu- tion and raise anew one that would trigger another longdebate. The old question hadbeenaroundsince the beginning of the twentiethcentury, whenBorn?rstraised it and others followed suit. This was the question of whethera uniformly acc- erated charge (in?at spacetime) would radiateelectromagnetic energy. The new question arose from the claim by Bondi and Gold that (inthe contextof general relativity now)a static charge ina static gravitational ?eld cannot radiateenergy. If this were the case,thenaparticular version of the equivalence principle would thereby be contradicted. This book reviews the problem discovered by Bondi and Gold and discusses the ensuingdebate ascarried on by Fulton and Rohrlich , DeWitt and Brehme , Mould , Boulware , andParrott .Various solutionshave been proposed by the above (and otherswhoare not discussed here). One of the aims here will be to putforward arather different solution to Bondi and Gold's radiation problem. So eventhough the paperscited are discussed to a large extent in chronological order, the reason for writing this is not justto produce an historical reference. Andeven though the version of general relativity applied hereis entirely consensual, every one of these papersis criticised on at leastoneimportant count, soI suspectthat the resultas a whole should not be described asconsensual.
Does the idea of getting paid to teach put a smile on your face? Is it something that you've always wanted to do but have you been put off by the fear of how difficult it might be to get clients? Are you looking for a new career path and feel that tutoring might be a good option for you? Whether you're an existing or new tutor, the fact is that it's important to learn how to not just hone your teaching skills but become a natural at marketing your services correctly. In Smart Marketing For Tutors, you'll discover step-by-step methods for promoting your services using free, no-cost social media sites. Furthermore, you'll learn how to use these sites to position yourself as the go-to tutor in your field. If you've been held back by the thought of spending thousands on advertising or learning complex marketing tactics and instead want to learn highly effective and timeless marketing and promotion methods then this book is for you. Smart Marketing For Tutors will teach you: - How to attract high quality clients using free marketing tools. - How to use these tools and platforms to promote your business and brand. - Step-by-step methods for growing your online presence without paying for advertising. - The insight on what it takes to be a great tutor and why bad tutors never last in this profession. -Greater clarity on where you are now and the steps you need to take to get to where you want to be in your tutoring career.
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