Language : English
Published : 2014-10-16
Pages : 842mcgr
Advertising and Promotion An IntegratedMarketing Communications Perspective 10th Global Edition
We are pleased to present this Global Edition, which has been developed specifically to meet the needs of international advertising students. In this 10th edition, Belch/Belch introduces students to the fast-changing field of advertising and promotion. While advertising is its primary focus, it is more than just an introductory advertising text because there is more to most organizations’ promotional programs than just advertising. The changes happening in the world of advertising are leading marketers and their agencies to approach advertising and promotion from an integrated marketing communications (IMC) perspective, which calls for a “big picture” approach to planning marketing and promotion programs and coordinating the various communication functions. To understand the role of advertising and promotion in today’s business world, one must recognize how a firm can use all the promotional tools to communicate with its customers. This 10th edition, with its integrated marketing communications perspective (the theme of the text), catapults the reader into the business practices of the 21st century. This Global Edition has been adapted to meet the needs of courses outside the United States and does not align with the instructor and student resources available with the U.S. edition.
About the Author
ABOUT THE AUTHORS George E. Belch is professor of marketing and chair of the marketing department at San Diego State University, where he teaches integrated marketing communications, strategic marketing planning, and consumer/customer behavior. He received his PhD in marketing from the University of California, Los Angeles. His research interests are in the area of consumer processing of advertising information as well as managerial aspects of integrated marketing communications. He has authored or coauthored more than 30 articles in leading academic journals and proceedings. Michael (Mickey) A. Belch is a professor of marketing at San Diego State University and is also co- director of the Centre for Integrated Marketing Communications at San Diego State. He received his undergraduate degree from Penn State University, his MBA from Drexel University, and his PhD from the University of Pittsburgh. He is the author or coauthor of more than 50 articles in academic journals and proceedings in the areas of advertising, consumer behavior, and international marketing.
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