Develop Your Marketing Skills aims to help managers understand the essence of marketing by explaining core concepts, theories and principles in a practical and accessible way.
Develop Your Marketing Skills is a user-friendly guide appropriate for business people for whom implementation is the key issue. It outlines the key concepts and principles which govern the subject of marketing, such as product management, market research, communications, market coverage, creating a marketing plan and pricing perspectives. It also gives key insights into how theories and tools work in actual business scenarios, shows you how to improve customer satisfaction and highlights contemporary issues, such as sustainability. There are also summary pages at the end of each chapter containing questions and suggested activities, helping you to revise the basics and increase your confidence.
With many of the issues discussed being at the cutting edge of marketing research and practice, Develop Your Marketing Skills is a must for anybody wishing to enter the marketing profession, develop their current knowledge further or run their own business.
Ruth Gosnay has been a Senior Lecturer in Marketing for 8 years. She has extensive experience of working for household names in various marketing roles.
Neil Richardson is a marketing lecturer at Leeds Business School and is actively involved in marketing research. He has a wealth of private sector experience.