Make it easy for students to understand: Clear, Simple Language and Visual Learning Aids The authors use simple English and short sentences to help students grasp concepts more easily and quickly. The text consists of full-colored learning cues, graphics, and diagrams to capture student attention and help them visualize concepts. Know Your ESM presents quick review questions designed to help students consolidate their understanding of key chapter concepts. Make it easy for students to relate: Cases and Examples written with a Global Outlook The first edition global outlook is retained by having an even spread of familiar cases and examples from the world’s major regions: 40% from American,...
Preface -- Introduction -- The search for customer loyalty -- The wheel of loyalty -- Building a foundation for loyalty -- Strategies for developing loyalty bonds with customers -- Strategies for reducing customer defections -- Enablers of customer loyalty strategies -- CRM: customer relationship management -- Conclusion -- Summary -- Endnotes
Winning in Service Markets: Success through People, Technology, and Strategy is the first practitioner book in the market to cover the key aspects of services marketing and management based on sound academic evidence and knowledge. Derived from the globally leading textbook for Services Marketing by the same author, this book offers a comprehensive overview of extant knowledge on the topic. Accessible and practical, Winning in Service Markets bridges the gap between cutting-edge academic research and industry practitioners, and features best practices and latest trends on services marketing and management from around the world.
Known for its authoritative presentation and strong instructor support, Services Marketing 5e continues to deliver as Australia’s leading Services Marketing text. Suitable for undergraduate and graduate-level courses in Services Marketing, the new edition presents cutting-edge Services Marketing concepts and techniques in an Australian and Asia-Pacific context. The newly restructured strategic marketing framework provides instructors with maximum flexibility in teaching while guiding students into the competitive world of services marketing. Case studies demonstrate the latest concepts in services marketing within an even broader range of service applications in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, the Pacific and the rest of the world.
Developing an effective service marketing communications strategy starts with a good understanding of the service product and its prospective buyers. It is essential to understand target market segments and their exposure to different media, consumers' awareness of the service product, their attitudes toward it, and how they can easily evaluate the products characteristics prior to purchase, and during and after consumption. Service Marketing Communications is the fifth volume in the Winning in Service Markets Series by services marketing expert Jochen Wirtz. Scientifically grounded, accessible and practical, the Winning in Service Markets Series bridges the gap between cutting-edge academic...
Preface -- Introduction -- Integrating service quality and productivity strategies -- What is a service quality? -- Identifying and correcting service quality problems -- Measuring service quality -- Soft and hard service quality measures -- Learning from customer feedback -- Hard measures of service quality -- Tools to analyze and address service quality problems -- Return on quality -- Defining and measuring productivity -- Improving service productivity -- Conclusion -- Summary -- Endnotes
Essentials of Services Marketing, 3e, is meant for courses directed at undergraduate and polytechnic students, especially those heading for a career in the service sector, whether at the executive or management level. It delivers streamlined coverage of services marketing topics with an exciting global outlook with visual learning aids and clear language. It has been designed so that instructors can make selective use of chapters and cases to teach courses of different lengths and formats in either services marketing or services management.
Creating a viable service requires a business model that allows for the costs of creating and delivering the service, in addition to a margin for profits, to be recovered through realistic pricing and revenue management strategies. However, the pricing of services is complicated. Pricing Services and Revenue Management explains how to set an effective pricing and revenue management strategy that fulfils the promise of the value proposition so that a value exchange takes place. This book is the fourth volume in the Winning in Service Markets Series by services marketing expert Jochen Wirtz. Scientifically grounded, accessible and practical, the Winning in Service Markets Series bridges the gap between cutting-edge academic research and industry practitioners, and features best practices and latest trends on services marketing and management from around the world.