While most books on marketing and services are readable, very few take the student's viewpoint and set out to answer the question Is it understandable? in the affirmative. This book and its pedagogy has been designed precisely with this in mind:v Design: The book has a consistency of design that is innovative, with aesthetic appeals. v Opening and Closing Cases: Every chapter begins and ends with a case. The cases introduce the primary theme and issues discussed in the chapter and closes with analytical tasks for the students. The cases are original, pertaining to Indian situations, companies and protagonists, helping the Indian students to connect.v Objectives: Every chapter has clear learn...
Summary: Combination text/reader/casebook explores the concepts and techniques of Services Marketing, and combines conceptual rigour with real world examples and practical applications. Patterson, University of NSW, Australia.
Services Marketing: Text & Readings is an anthology of original works of corporate leaders from the India Services Sector. In addition, a detailed section deals with the conceptual issues of services marketing.The organization of the book is as follows:Services Marketing: Concep-tual Issues Understanding Services Phenomenon, Role of Services in Economy, Services Characteristics and Marketing Implications, Marketing Mix in Services: The Traditional 4Ps, Extended Marketing Mix for Services, Differentiation Strategies, Demand Management and Productivity, Services Quality, Services Strategies Sector Specific Marketing: Challenges and Practices Tourism and Travel Services, Transportation and Logistics Services, Financial Services, Information Technology and Communication Services, Media Services, Health Care Services, Professional Services, Educational and Extension Services, Public Services
"Services Marketing is well known for its authoritative presentation and strong instructor support. The new 6th edition continues to deliver on this promise. Contemporary Services Marketing concepts and techniques are presented in an Australian and Asia-Pacific context. In this edition, the very latest ideas in the subject are brought to life with new and updated case studies covering the competitive world of services marketing. New design features and a greater focus on Learning Objectives in each chapter make this an even better guide to Services Marketing for students. The strategic marketing framework gives instructors maximum flexibility in teaching. Suits undergraduate and graduate-level courses in Services Marketing."
Services Marketing: Managing the Service Value Chain 1st edition argues that all service management efforts are aimed to enhance value in order to improve the bottom line. Written from a European perspective, the book demonstrates that through strategic orientation and innovation, the firm and shareholder will reap the benefits. Geared towards final year marketing students, the book is also useful for postgraduate students and for practitioners who work, or wish to specialise in the area of services management and marketing.
Services Marketing: People, Technology, Strategy is the eighth edition of the globally leading textbook for Services Marketing by Jochen Wirtz and Christopher Lovelock, extensively updated to feature the latest academic research, industry trends, and technology, social media and case examples. This textbook takes on a strong managerial approach presented through a coherent and progressive pedagogical framework rooted in solid academic research. Featuring cases and examples from all over the world, Services Marketing: People, Technology, Strategy is suitable for students who want to gain a wider managerial view of Services Marketing.
Concept Of Service | Service Characterristics | Service Expectations | The Service Product | Service Location | Pricing For Services | Promotion Services | The Service Process| Physical Evidence | People And Services | Internal Versus External Marketing |