Consumer Behavior, Global Edition

Series
Pearson
Author
Leon G. Schiffman / Joseph L. Wisenblit  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
12
Language
English
Total pages
512
Pub.-date
January 2019
ISBN13
9781292269245
ISBN
1292269243
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Description

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.

Features

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.

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.

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‚Äôs 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