700 pages | 131 Color Illus. | 71 B/W Illus.
Global Marketing provides students with a truly international treatment of the key principles that every marketing manager should grasp.
International markets present different challenges that require a marketer to think strategically, and apply tools and techniques creatively in order to respond decisively in a fiercely competitive environment. Alon et al. provide students with everything they need to rise to the challenge:
Covering key topics not found in competing books, Global Marketing will equip students with the knowledge and confidence they need to become leading marketing managers.
A companion website features an instructor’s manual with test questions, as well as additional exercises and examples for in-class use.
"A solid text that greatly benefits from the international experience of the author team."
—Bodo B. Schlegelmilch, WU Executive Academy, Austria
"A nice, new update for the competitive global marketing textbook marketplace, Global Marketing provides a grounded, international perspective on globalization, emerging markets, and strategy. Especially welcome is its strong focus on social media and technology, culture, and critical viewpoints."
—Jonathan Schroeder, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
"Global Marketing provides up-to-date examples and end-of-chapter cases among the latest marketing theories and frameworks. Useful tools include PowerPoint slides, Test-banks, videos and much more valuable content for students and faculty. The textbook is suitable for undergraduate, graduate and executive students, alike."
—Marc Fetscherin, Rollins College, USA
"At last, we have a comprehensive global marketing textbook geared toward a contemporary and dynamic marketplace. Rarely does one come across a book in this area that is inclusive to the entire world. Alon, Jaffe, Prange, and Vianelli’s book is timely, well thought-out, and balanced. The book is a must for academics, students, and global marketing/business executives."
—Charles Blankson, University of North Texas, USA
"This new edition of Global Marketing continues the thorough coverage of the first and includes the most up-to-date information on marketing in the current environment. Cases are varied and interesting and the inclusion of faculty-friendly exercises is especially valuable in the classroom. I highly recommend this book for upper-level undergraduate and MBA global marketing courses."
—Betty Jane Punnett, University of the West Indies, Barbados
Part I: Global Marketing Environments 1. Understanding Global Markets and Marketing 2. Assessing the Global Marketing Environment: The Global Economy and Technology 3. Evaluating Cultural and Social Environments 4. Analyzing Political and Legal Environment 5. Integrating Global, Regional, and National Markets Part II: Global Marketing Functions and Strategies 6. Conducting Marketing Research 7. Entering Global Markets 8. International Market Planning 9. Segmenting, Targeting, and Positioning for Global Markets Part III: The Four Ps Of Global Marketing 10. Developing Global Products and Brands 11. Setting Global Prices 12. Global Placement and Distribution Channels 13. Launching Global Communication and Advertising Part IV: New Trends in Global Marketing 14. Using Social Media for Global Marketing 15. Designing and Controlling Global Marketing Systems 16. Defining Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility in the International Market Place Part V: Comprehensive Global Marketing Cases 1. Global Marketing Environments 2. Global Marketing Functions and Strategies 3. The Four Ps Of Global Marketing 4. New Trends in Global Marketing 5. Appendix: The Global Marketing Plan Global Marketing Cases Index