InMarketing Research, the authors offer undergraduate and MBA students a compelling introduction to the field with extensive use of global, technology, service, and small business examples. Distinctive features include integrated coverage of technology tools and statistical analysis, current research, and a strong focus on strategy. To reinforce the text's emphasis on technology, each new copy of the text can be packaged with SPSS software containing data setsacreated by the authorsaspecifically related to examples and tutorials from the chapters on data analysis. Case in Pointsections appear after the introduction of each major topic to reinforce key information with detailed examples. Research in Useboxes provide a variety of interesting real-world examplesaoften featuring offbeat or unique scenariosathat in some instances have been researched firsthand by the authors. Chapter 5, Using Geographic Information Systems for Marketing Research, devotes special attention to an important tool used in contemporary marketing research.In other words, the H2 was positioned as a vehicle whose owners would be making a distinctive statement. ... In 2003, sales of the H2 totaled 34, 529, but in the first nine months of 2004, sales dropped 20 percent. ... The H2H, with its hydrogen-fueled engine, is combating the popular environmentalist cry that SUVs are gas guzzlers. ... To allow Hummer owners to customize their vehicle, after- market parts such as roofracks, light bars, and suspension kits became available for Hummeranbsp;...
|Author||:||A. Parasuraman, Dhruv Grewal, R. Krishnan|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2006-01|