Books – Philip KotlerView larger. For undergraduate and MBA marketing management and strategy courses. Four key dimensions include:. These boxes replace the Marketing Spotlight boxes from the 12 th edition. Each chapter has one box appearing in an appropriate spot to highlight innovative, insightful marketing accomplishments by leading organizations.
Marketing Management, 13th Edition
Understanding Marketing Management Marketing is an essential art and science that is engaged in a vast number of activities by both persons and organizations. It has become an increasingly vital ingredient in the success of a business. Good marketing is the result of careful planning and execution. There are two sides to marketing the formulated side and the creative side. It is important to lay the foundation in marketing concepts, tools, frameworks and issues of the formulated side while at the same time instil the real creativity and passion for marketing, as we shall come to see in this chapter. Social Definition of Marketing Marketing is a societal process by which individuals and groups obtain what they need and want through creating, offering and freely exchanging products and services of value with others. Marketing is increasingly becoming an important function in all organizations to ensure that demand for a product or service persists along with customer retention.