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Marketing Research

by Carl McDaniel, Roger Gates

Wiley | January 27, 2009 | Hardcover

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Real Data, Real People, Real Research.

In the Eight Edition of Marketing Research, McDaniel and Gates continue to share their real-life experiences from the industry to teach students how to make critical business decisions through the study of market research. 

The authors’ practical approach and emphasis on being “real” has made this one of the world’s leading marketing research texts.  Like no other, this text prepares students by introducing actual data samples, marketing research professionals, and real-world case problems. 

Filled with engaging, current examples drawn from the authors'' ongoing involvement in the field, this comprehensive text teaches students how to become effective consumers of market research.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 792 pages, 10.12 × 8.33 × 1.25 in

Published: January 27, 2009

Publisher: Wiley

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0470087021

ISBN - 13: 9780470087022

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Marketing Research

by Carl McDaniel, Roger Gates

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 792 pages, 10.12 × 8.33 × 1.25 in

Published: January 27, 2009

Publisher: Wiley

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0470087021

ISBN - 13: 9780470087022

About the Book

Real Data, Real People, Real Research.

In the Eight Edition of Marketing Research," " McDaniel and Gates continue to share their real-life experiences from the industry to teach students how to make critical business decisions through the study of market research.

The authors' practical approach and emphasis on being "real" has made this one of the world's leading marketing research texts. Like no other, this text prepares students by introducing "actual" data samples, marketing research "professionals," and "real-world" case problems.

Filled with engaging, current examples drawn from the authors' ongoing involvement in the field, this comprehensive text teaches students how to become effective consumers of market research.

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. The Role of Marketing Research in Management Decision Making.

2. The Marketing Research Industry and Research Ethics.

3. Problem Definition, Exploratory Research, and the Research Process.

4. Secondary Data and Databases.

5. Qualitative Research.

6. Traditional Survey Research.

7. Online Marketing Research.

8. Primary Data Collection: Observation.

9. Primary Data Collection: Experimentation and Test Markets.

10. The Concept of Measurement.

11. Using Measurement Scales to Build Marketing Effectiveness.

12. Questionnaire Design.

13. Basic Sampling Issues.

14. Sample Size Determination.

15. Data Processing and Fundamental Data Analysis.

16. Statistical Testing of Differences and Relationships.

17. Bivariate Correlation and Regression.

18. Multivariate Data Analysis.

19. Communicating the Research Results.

20. Managing Marketing Research.

Photo Credits.

Appendix 1: Comprehensive Cases.

Appendix 2: Considerations in Creating a Marketing Plan.

Appendix 3: Statistical Tables.

Endnotes.

Glossary.

Index.

From the Publisher

Real Data, Real People, Real Research.

In the Eight Edition of Marketing Research, McDaniel and Gates continue to share their real-life experiences from the industry to teach students how to make critical business decisions through the study of market research. 

The authors’ practical approach and emphasis on being “real” has made this one of the world’s leading marketing research texts.  Like no other, this text prepares students by introducing actual data samples, marketing research professionals, and real-world case problems. 

Filled with engaging, current examples drawn from the authors'' ongoing involvement in the field, this comprehensive text teaches students how to become effective consumers of market research.

About the Author

Carl McDaniel, Jr. is currently Professor and Chairman of the Department of Marketing at University of Texas, Arlington.  He received his Ph.D. from Arizona State University in 1970, joining the faculty at UTA the same year.  He has extensively published in the areas of marketing basics and marketing research.  He is the author of over twenty textbooks.  He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Business Research, is an ad hoc reviewer for the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, and a member of the Board of Directors for the North Texas Higher Education Authority.  In the spring of 1995 he served as a senior consultant to the International Trade Centre in Geneva, Switzerland; was an invited lecturer at the Ecole Superieure de Commerce in Pau, France for the past four springs; and recently lectured at eighteen universities in Latin America.  Dr. McDaniel was named a Distinguished Fellow of the Southwestern Marketing Association in 1992.