Getting Better at Sensemaking Vol: 9


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Product Details
Format:
Hardback
ISBN:
9780762306336
Published:
02 Feb 2001
Publisher:
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Dimensions:
512 pages - 156 x 234 x 28mm
Series:
Advances in Business Marketing and Purchasing

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This work's 16 contributions fill the mind with knowledge, skills, and insights useful for improving the executive's ability to do what needs to be done: scan environments better to find the weak signals on breakthrough technologies; shifts in customers' attitudes and behaviors; changes in behaviors of suppliers, governments, and other stakeholder groups; frame problems/opportunities better by deepening understanding on how we go about making sense of what is happening and can be made to happen; deciding better by gaining deep knowledge on how decisions are actually made and can be improved (e.g., via systems thinking and simulating system operations to uncover powerful levers previously unrecognized); and, doing better by applying new tools to learn what is really happening when planned strategies are converted into realized strategies.
Competence-based business processes within industrial networks: a theoretical and empirical analysis (K. Alajoutsijarvi, H. Tikkanen). Studies on industrial marketing change processes: a theoretical review and suggestive framework (P. Andersson). Management of the market research client/agency relationship (R. Brennan). Qualitative methods in business studies (T. Damgaard et al.). Negotiating international industrial projects: MNCs vs. emerging markets (P.N. Ghauri). Global integration of marketing R&D: IBM's Haifa Research Laboratory and its 'webcutter' technology (M. Hortwich et al.). Using case studies for theory testing in business-to-business research: the development of a more rigorous case study methodology (W.J. Johnston et al.). Development of measures to assess customer perceived value in a business-to-business context (J. Lapierre). Methods of country risk assessment for international market-entry decision (J.B. Levy, E. Yoon). Judgmental heuristics in overseas vendor search evaluation: a proposed model of importer buying behavior (Neng Liang, R.L. Stump). Research on business-to-business barter in Australia (P.W. Liesch, D. Birch). Business marketing as 'politics': identifying and managing political buying situations (K.K.E. Moller). Portfolio of supplier-customer relationships (R. Salle et al.). Ingredient branding: perspectives and problems of brand development in business-to-business endorser relations (K. Theile, W. Burr). Integration of qualitative and quantitative research approaches in business-to-business marketing (G.A. Wuhrer, T. Werani).

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