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Contemporary Selling Building Relationships, Creating Value - 5th Edition

ISBN-10: 1138951234

ISBN-13: 9781138951235

Edition: 5th 2016 (Revised)

Authors: Mark W. Johnston, Greg W. Marshall

List price: $83.99
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Contemporary Selling is the only book on the market that combines full coverage of 21st century personal selling processes with a basic look at sales management practices in a way that students want to learn and instructors want to teach. The overarching theme of the book is enabling salespeople to build relationships successfully and to create value with customers. Johnston and Marshall have created a comprehensive, holistic source of information about the selling function in modern organizations that links the process of selling (what salespeople do) with the process of managing salespeople (what sales managers do). A strong focus on the modern tools of selling, such as customer relationship management (CRM), social media and technology-enabled selling, and sales analytics, means the book continues to set the standard for the most up-to-date and student-friendly selling book on the market today.Pedagogical features include: Mini-cases to help students understand and apply the principles they have learned in the classroom Ethical Dilemma and Global Connection boxes that simulate real-world challenges faced by salespeople and their managers Role Plays that enable students to learn by doing A companion website includes an instructor's manual, PowerPoints, and other tools to provide additional support for students and instructors.
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Book details

List price: $83.99
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 3/29/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 414
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 3.058
Language: English

Greg W. Marshall is the Charles Harwood Professor of Marketing and Strategy in the Roy E. Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. He also serves as Vice President for Strategic Marketing for Rollins College. He earned his Ph.D. in Business Administration from Oklahoma State University, taking a marketing major and management minor, and holds a BSBA in marketing and MBA from the University of Tulsa. Prior to joining Rollins, Greg was on the faculty at the University of South Florida, Texas Christian University, and Oklahoma State University. Prior to returning to school for his doctorate, Greg’s managerial industry experience included thirteen years in consumer packaged goods and retailing with companies such as Warner Lambert, Mennen, and Target Corporation. He also has considerable experience as a consultant and trainer for a variety of organizations in industries such as hospitality, financial services/insurance, defense contracting, consumer products, information technology, government, and not-for-profit. Greg has been heavily involved in teaching Marketing Management at multiple universities to both MBA and undergraduate students and has been the recipient of several teaching awards both within his schools and within the marketing discipline. He is Editor of the Journal of Marketing Theory and Practice and from 2002-05 was Editor of the Journal of Personal Selling & Sales Management. Greg serves on the editorial review boards of the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Industrial Marketing Management, and Journal of Business Research, among others. Greg’s published research focuses on the areas of decision making by marketing managers, intraorganizational relationships, and sales force performance issues. Greg is Past President of the American Marketing Association Academic Division and also was a founder and served for five years on its Strategic Planning Group. He is a Fellow and Past-President of the Society for Marketing Advances, presently serves as President-Elect for the Academy of Marketing Science, and is a member of the board of directors of the Direct Selling Education Foundation.