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.
Marketing Theory Category
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 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.
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.
1987 AMA Winter Educators’ Conference: Marketing Theory is a collection of proceeding papers. These papers are jointly edited by Russell W. Belk, Gerald Zaltman, Richard Bagozzi, David Brinberg, Rohit Deshpande, A. Fuat Firat, Morris B. Holbrook, Jerry C. Olson, John F. Sherry and Barton Weitz. The papers focus on several conceptual tracks pertaining to marketing theory such as alternative ways of knowing, and sociology of the profession. These papers present new directions of inquiry in these areas as well as in other areas of marketing theory.
The 1988 Winter Educators’ Proceedings: Marketing: A Return to the Broader Dimensions is edited by Stanley Shapiro and A.H. Walle. This volume contains papers by eminent marketing scholars on broader dimensions of marketing, which encompasses both atypical methodologies and several aspects of marketing that transcend from marketing management to marketing orientation.
Add Value to Your Service: The Key to Success was edited by Carol Surprenant. This work is a collection of papers presented at the 1987 conference on services marketing. The papers represent a variety of perspectives on values — from what it means and how to deliver it, from both academic and practitioner point of view. They range in scope from broad-based, theoretical papers to fine-tuned applications.
Advertising Research is one in a series of monographs produced in part by the American Marketing Association focusing on various facets of marketing research. Distinguished consultant and advertising researcher, Neil Holbert, has contributed his keen insight and experience into this study of the advertising research process. The topics of discussion include:
- The multiple reasons behind the ongoing discussions and debates over the nature of advertising research;
- A comprehensive overview of the advertising research process, including a framework of progressive degrees of involvement; and
- An analysis of the obstacles, challenges, and trends defining the research process.
Advertising Research provides a concise yet thorough coverage of research techniques and issues, with the ultimate goal of fostering a greater understanding of its value as a facet of marketing. This monograph is geared towards the primary users of research, the marketing executive. It should be of great use as well to marketing managers hoping to improve their understanding and evaluation of advertising research.