While most books on marketing and services are readable, very few take the student's viewpoint and set out to answer the question Is it understandable? in the affirmative. This book and its pedagogy has been designed precisely with this in mind:v Design: The book has a consistency of design that is innovative, with aesthetic appeals. v Opening and Closing Cases: Every chapter begins and ends with a case. The cases introduce the primary theme and issues discussed in the chapter and closes with analytical tasks for the students. The cases are original, pertaining to Indian situations, companies and protagonists, helping the Indian students to connect.v Objectives: Every chapter has clear learn...
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Readers examine the use of services marketing as a competitive tool from a uniquely broad perspective with Hoffman/Bateson’s SERVICES MARKETING: CONCEPTS, STRATEGIES, AND CASES, 5E. Using a reader-friendly, streamlined structure, this book explores services marketing not only as an essential focus for service firms, but also as a competitive advantage for companies that market tangible products. A wealth of real examples feature a variety of businesses from industries both within and beyond the nine service economy supersectors: education and health services, financial activities, government, information, leisure and hospitality, professional and business services, transportation and utilities, wholesale and retail trade, and other services. Cutting-edge data addresses current issues, such as sustainability, technology, and the global market, giving readers valuable insights and important skills for success in business today. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Services Marketing: Text & Readings is an anthology of original works of corporate leaders from the India Services Sector. In addition, a detailed section deals with the conceptual issues of services marketing.The organization of the book is as follows:Services Marketing: Concep-tual Issues Understanding Services Phenomenon, Role of Services in Economy, Services Characteristics and Marketing Implications, Marketing Mix in Services: The Traditional 4Ps, Extended Marketing Mix for Services, Differentiation Strategies, Demand Management and Productivity, Services Quality, Services Strategies Sector Specific Marketing: Challenges and Practices Tourism and Travel Services, Transportation and Logistics Services, Financial Services, Information Technology and Communication Services, Media Services, Health Care Services, Professional Services, Educational and Extension Services, Public Services
"Services Marketing is well known for its authoritative presentation and strong instructor support. The new 6th edition continues to deliver on this promise. Contemporary Services Marketing concepts and techniques are presented in an Australian and Asia-Pacific context. In this edition, the very latest ideas in the subject are brought to life with new and updated case studies covering the competitive world of services marketing. New design features and a greater focus on Learning Objectives in each chapter make this an even better guide to Services Marketing for students. The strategic marketing framework gives instructors maximum flexibility in teaching. Suits undergraduate and graduate-level courses in Services Marketing."
"Professional Services Marketing is a fully field-tested and research-based approach to marketing and client development for professional services firms. The book, now in its Second Edition, covers five key areas that are critical for firms that want to grow and become more profitable: creating a marketing and growth strategy; establishing a brand and reputation; implementing a marketing communications program; executing lead generation strategies; and developing business by winning new clients. You will also read real-world case studies that illustrate major points, as well as quotes and stories from well-respected professionals in the industry."--Publisher's website.