Increasing Marketing Productivity and Conceptual and Methodological Foundations of Marketing, edited by Thomas V. Greer, is a 1973 Combined Proceedings brought out by the AMA. The papers featured in this volume were presented at the 1973 Spring Conference at St. Louis and 1973 Fall Conference at Washington D.C. The papers present practical and conceptual materials on significant aspects of marketing activity. A majority of papers deal with objectives and methods of teaching. There are several papers on multinational marketing. Other major groupings of papers include marketing management, buyer behavior, research methodology, and social issues.
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1975 Combined Proceedings, Series No. 37: Marketing in Turbulent Times and Marketing: The Challenges and the Opportunities
Marketing in Turbulent Times and Marketing: the Challenges and Opportunities, edited by Edward M. Mazze, is a 1975 Combined Proceeding Series brought out by the AMA. This volume of papers presented at the American Marketing Association conference held in Chicago and Rochester in 1975. This large collection of over 150 papers integrated in a single document represents the historical perspective of important thinking on all of the major areas of marketing practice and education. The papers are divided into 13 parts covering every aspect of marketing planning and design to sales management, including challenges to marketing managers and marketing educators. Each part is further divided into sub-sections, thus categorizing this volume into specific topics of interests catering to the changing role of marketing, which was passing through a transition phase in the 1970s.
The 1979 Educators’ Conference Proceedings is edited by Neil Beckwith, Michael Houston, Robert Mittelstaedt, Kent B. Monroe, and Scott Ward. This volume contains over 140 papers and special presentations, which were presented in five program tracks during the 1979 Marketing Educators’ Conference. The research methodology track has 23 papers on technical research topics such as conjoint analysis, marketing instrument reliability, and validity. The education track has 19 papers taking a rigorous look at teaching methods and new approaches to marketing education. The buyer behavior track has 27 papers on information processing, family decision making, and life style. The marketing management track has 46 papers that focuses on the growing concentration on management issues in marketing, and concerns on marketing practices. The public policy track has 26 papers underscoring the continuing breadth of use for marketing skills and increasing complexity of regulating the marketing place.
The 1983 AMA Educators’ Proceedings is edited by Patrick E. Murphy, O.C. Ferrell, Eugene R. Laczniak, Robert F. Lusch, Paul F. Anderson, Terence A. Shimp, Russell W. Belk, and Charles B. Weinberg. This volume consists of 102 papers and special presentations, which were presented in six competitive tracks during the 1983 Marketing Educators’ Conference. The six tracks are Marketing Strategy, Consumer Behavior, Marketing Education, Marketing Mix, Public Policy, and Research Methodology. The papers seek to expand theoretical boundaries of the marketing discipline, refine existing marketing principles, and introduce new perspectives.
The 1984 AMA Marketing Educators’ Proceedings were edited by Russell W. Belk, Robert Peterson, Gerald S. Albaum, Morris B. Holbrook, Roger A. Kerin, Naresh K. Malhotra, and Peter Wright. This volume contains 95 papers presented in five tracks – Marketing Education, Marketing Theory and Public Policy, Marketing Management and Strategy, Research Methodology and Issues, and Buyer Behavior. Also featured are the transcripts of special sessions ranging from panel discussion to empirical demonstrations. These session copies cover topics such as the AACSB test of basic marketing knowledge, the use of microcomputers, marketing and consumption of the third world, and projective research methods.
1984 AMA Winter Educators’ Conference: Scientific Method in Marketing contains proceeding papers edited by Paul F. Anderson and Michael J. Ryan. The papers deal with metatheoretical issues such as approaches to marketing as science, marketing concepts, models and classification, as well as other issues. The papers review the contemporary marketing science and also question the philosophical underpinnings of the marketing research.
The 1985 AMA Educators’ Proceedings contains papers presented at the annual educators’ conference of the American Marketing Association. The 93 papers are compiled into six tracks: Public Policy and Metamarketing; Marketing Strategy, Planning, and Control; Research Methodology; Marketing Management and Institutions, Buyer Behavior; and, Marketing Education. These papers provide a historical review of marketing academics. Also featured is a white paper entitled, “Policy on Marketing Conference,” in 1984 for the AMA education council.
The 1986 AMA Educators’ Proceedings was edited by Terence A. Shimp, Subhash Sharma, George John, John A. Quelch, John H. Lindgren Jr., William Dillon, Meryl Paula Gardner, and Robert F. Dyer. This work is a compilation of papers presented at the 1986 American Marketing Association Summer Educators’ Conference. The papers are divided into six tracks – Buyer Behavior; Research Methodology; Public Policy and Metamarketing; Marketing Management and Institutions ; Marketing Education; as well as Marketing Strategy, Planning, and Control. The papers analyze the trends, issues, innovations, regulation, and policies pertaining to marketing from the teaching and academic perspective.
1986 AMA Winter Educators’ Conference – Marketing Education: Knowledge Development, Dissemination, and Utilization
The 1986 AMA Winter Educators’ Conference – Marketing Education: Knowledge Development, Dissemination, and Utilization was edited by Joseph Guiltinam and Dale Achabal. This work is a collection of proceedings presented at the 1986 AMA Winter Educators’ Conference. The papers revolve around five key tracks. Two tracks focus on marketing knowledge – its development, assessment, dissemination, and utilization. Another track addresses issues centered around the impact of computing and telecommunications technology in marketing education. The last two tracks are personal selling, sales management, and retail management.