Consumer Behavior, Global Edition eBook (12e) : 9781292269269

Consumer Behavior, Global Edition eBook (12e)

 
Edition
 
12
ISBN
 
9781292269269
ISBN 10
 
129226926X
Published
 
05/10/2018
Published by
 
Pearson Higher Ed USA
Pages
 
Format
 
 
Title type
eBook
$60.00
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About the book: For undergraduate and graduate courses in consumer behavior. Strategic applications for understanding consumer behavior

Consumer Behavior, 12th Edition explores how the examination and application of consumer behavior is central to the planning, development, and implementation of successful marketing strategies. With an emphasis on developing a variety of useful skills, this text prepares students for careers in brand management, advertising, and consumer research. The 12th Edition has been significantly updated to address contemporary trends and issues, including the role of new media, technological advances, and recent ethical concerns affecting the industry.

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Table of contents
I. Consumers, Marketers, and Technology

1. Technology-Driven Consumer Behavior

2. Segmentation, Targeting, and Positioning

II. The Consumer as an Individual

3. Consumer Motivation and Personality

4. Consumer Perception

5. Consumer Learning

6. Consumer Attitude Formation and Change

III. Communication and Consumer Behavior

7. Persuading Consumers

8. From Print and Broadcast Advertising to Social and Mobile Media

9. Reference Groups and Word-of-Mouth

IV. Consumers in their Social and Cultural Settings

10. The Family and Its Social Standing

11. Culture’s Influence on Consumer Behavior

12. Subcultures and Consumer Behavior

13. Cross-Cultural Consumer Behavior: An International Perspective

V. Consumer Decision-Making, Marketing Ethics, and Consumer Research

14. Consumer Decision-Making and Diffusion of Innovations

15. Marketing Ethics and Social Responsibility

16. Consumer Research
New to this edition

Keep your course current and relevant

  • Every chapter contains new and updated material to address modern consumer behavior and recent trends in the marketing industry.
  • Chapter 3 includes a new section exploring the effects that hidden motives have on consumer behavior.
  • The role of new media is explored throughout, providing students with a thorough understanding of how marketers can engage with consumers across social media platforms, manage successful, targeted campaigns, and track and measure the results.
  • The 12th Edition considers the impact of modern technology on marketing and consumer behavior, with coverage of the value exchange between consumers and marketers, astute positioning, and more.
  • Chapter 15 addresses contemporary ethical concerns in the industry, including consumer privacy issues and violations, aggressive advertising towards children, and the potential for customized messaging to encourage irresponsible buying.

Bring concepts to life with cases

  • Dozens of new ad illustrations help students visualize how the topics discussed affect real marketing decisions.

Focus on global coverage

  • A new narrative in Chapter 13 illustrates the linguistic and legal barriers involved in global marketing efforts.
Features & benefits

Keep your course current and relevant

  • New - Every chapter contains new and updated material to address modern consumer behavior and recent trends in the marketing industry.
  • New - Chapter 3 includes a new section exploring the effects that hidden motives have on consumer behavior.
  • Updated - The role of new media is explored throughout, providing students with a thorough understanding of how marketers can engage with consumers across social media platforms, manage successful, targeted campaigns, and track and measure the results.
  • Updated - The 12th Edition considers the impact of modern technology on marketing and consumer behavior, with coverage of the value exchange between consumers and marketers, astute positioning, and more.
  • Updated - Chapter 15 addresses contemporary ethical concerns in the industry, including consumer privacy issues and violations, aggressive advertising towards children, and the potential for customized messaging to encourage irresponsible buying.

Bring concepts to life with cases

  • New - Dozens of new ad illustrations help students visualize how the topics discussed affect real marketing decisions.
  • Cases and End-of-Chapter Cases show students the real-life application of the concepts covered, demonstrating how real companies use consumer behavior to create marketing strategies.
  • The text demonstrates the strategic application of consumer behavior through hands-on examples (some with comments from real marketing executives), internationally-recognized marketing campaigns, guidelines for marketing application, and exhibits based on recent, empirical data. \

Focus on global coverage

  • New - A new narrative in Chapter 13 illustrates the linguistic and legal barriers involved in global marketing efforts.
  • Global coverage, discussions, and examples enable students to understand the dynamics of cultural differences in both domestic and multinational marketing.
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