Handbook of Business-to-Business Marketing


Handbook of Business-to-Business Marketing

9781781005361 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by Gary L. Lilien, Distinguished Research Professor of Management Science, The Pennsylvania State University and Rajdeep Grewal, Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina, US
Publication Date: 2012 ISBN: 978 1 78100 536 1 Extent: 800 pp
This insightful Handbook provides a comprehensive state-of-the-art review of business-to-business marketing. It supplies an overview and pioneers new ideas relating to the activity of building mutually value-generating relationships between organizations – from businesses to government agencies to not-for-profit organizations – and the many individuals within them.

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This insightful Handbook provides a comprehensive state-of-the-art review of business-to-business marketing. It supplies an overview and pioneers new ideas relating to the activity of building mutually value-generating relationships between organizations – from businesses to government agencies to not-for-profit organizations – and the many individuals within them.

Comprising 38 chapters written by internationally renowned scholars, this Handbook presents perspectives of a variety of issue areas from both an academic and a managerial perspective (state of theory and state of practice). The material in this compendium includes theoretical and practical perspectives in business-to-business marketing, marketing mix and strategy, interfirm relationships, personal selling and sales management, technology marketing, and methodological issues central to business-to-business markets. Published in conjunction with Penn State’s Institute for the Study of Business Markets, this extensive volume will expand research and teaching in business-to-business marketing in academia and will improve the practice of business-to-business marketing for firms in the industry.

This path-breaking Handbook is targeted primarily at marketing academics and graduate students who want a complete overview of the academic state of the business-to-business marketing domain. It will also prove an invaluable resource for forward-thinking business-to-business practitioners who want to be aware of the current state of knowledge in their domains.
Contributors: M. Ahearne, S. Albers, K.D. Antia, R. Banerjee, R. Baxter, J.T. Beck, M. Bergen, T. Bornemann, D. Bowman, K. Bradford, S.P. Brown, F. Cespedes, J.D. Chandler, R.K. Chandy, R.G. Cooper, A.T. Coughlan, G.E. Cressman Jr, S. Dutta, L. Fahey, S. Ganesan, M. Ghosh, S. Gopalakrishna, A. Griffin, E. Haruvy, H. Ho, C. Homburg, S. Jap, G. John, W.J. Johnston, K. Joseph, K.L. Keller, P. Kotler, V. Kumar, S.K. Lam, S.E. Lorimer, R.F. Lusch, M.K. Mantrala, D. Marinova, J.J. Mohr, N.A. Morgan, R. Oliva, R.W. Palmatier, J.C. Prabhu, S. Ray, W. Reinartz, A. Rindfleisch, L.K. Scheer, D.E. Schultz, S. Sengupta, V. Shankar, J. Singh, P. Sinha, S. Slater, R.J. Slotegraaf, R.E. Spekman, R. Srinivasan, G.J. Tellis, R.J. Thomas, C. Van den Bulte, R. Varadarajan, S.L. Vargo, R. Venkatesan, B.A. Weitz, A.G. Woodside, S. Wuyts, A.A. Zoltners

1. Business-to-Business Marketing: Looking Back, Looking Forward
Rajdeep Grewal and Gary L. Lilien

2. A High-level Overview: A Value Perspective on the Practice of Business-to-Business Marketing
Ralph Oliva

3. Applications of Agency Theory in B2B Marketing: Review and Future Directions
Ranjan Banerjee, Mark Bergen, Shantanu Dutta and Sourav Ray

4. Progress and Prospects for Governance Value Analysis in Marketing: When Porter Meets Williamson
Mrinal Ghosh and George John

5. Network Governance
Stefan Wuyts and Christophe Van den Bulte

6. Marketing Capabilities for B2B Firms
Neil A. Morgan and Rebecca J. Slotegraaf

7. Gaining Competitive Advantage with Service-Dominant Logic
Robert F. Lusch and Stephen L. Vargo

8. Coordinating Marketing and Sales in B2B Organizations
Frank Cespedes

9. Competitor Intelligence: Enabling B2B Marketing Strategy
Liam Fahey

10. B2B Marketing Communication in a Transformational Marketplace
Don E. Schultz

11. Business-to-Business Market Segmentation
Robert J. Thomas

12. Branding in B2B Firms
Kevin Lane Keller and Philip Kotler

13. Trade Shows in the Business Marketing Communications Mix
Srinath Gopalakrishna and Gary L. Lilien

14. Value-based Pricing: A State-of-the-Art Review
George E. Cressman Jr

15. Evolution of Buyer–Seller Relationships
Douglas Bowman

16. Relationship Marketing
Joshua T. Beck and Robert W. Palmatier

17. Customer Relationship Management in Business Markets
Rajkumar Venkatesan, V. Kumar and Werner Reinartz

18. Trust, Distrust and Confidence in B2B Relationships
Lisa K. Scheer

19. Strategic Alliances in a Business-to-Business Environment
Robert E. Spekman

20. Learning in Coopetitive Relationships
Hillbun (Dixon) Ho and Shankar Ganesan

21. The Organizational Buying Center: Innovation, Knowledge Management and Brand
Wesley J. Johnston and Jennifer D. Chandler

22. B2B Relationship Underpinnings of Outsourcing
Rajan Varadarajan

23. Salesperson Effectiveness: A Behavioral Perspective
Kevin Bradford and Barton A. Weitz

24. Boundary Work and Customer Connectivity in B2B Front Lines
Jagdip Singh, Detelina Marinova and Steven P. Brown

25. Key Account Management
Christian Homburg and Torsten Bornemann

26. Sales Force Compensation: Research Insights and Research Potential
Anne T. Coughlan and Kissan Joseph

27. Sales Force Performance: A Typology and Future Research Priorities
Michael Ahearne and Son K. Lam

28. Building a Winning Sales Force in B2B Markets: A Managerial Perspective
Andris A. Zoltners, Prabhakant Sinha and Sally E. Lorimer

29. The Impact of the Internet on B2B Sales Force Size and Structure
Murali K. Mantrala and Sönke Albers

30. Toward a Theory of Technology Marketing: Review and Suggestions for Future Research
Jakki J. Mohr, Sanjit Sengupta and Stanley Slater

31. Key Questions on Innovation in the B2B Context
Gerard J. Tellis, Rajesh K. Chandy and Jaideep C. Prabhu

32. The Stage-Gate® System for Product Innovation in B2B Firms
Robert G. Cooper

33. B2B e-Commerce
Venkatesh Shankar

34. Designing B2B Markets
Ernan Haruvy and Sandy Jap

35 Qualitative Research Methods for Investigating Business-to-Business Marketing Questions
Abbie Griffin

36. Case Study Research in Business-to-Business Contexts: Theory and Methods
Arch G. Woodside and Roger Baxter

37. Survey Research in B2B Marketing: Current Challenges and Emerging Opportunities
Aric Rindfleisch and Kersi D. Antia

38. Marketing Metrics in B2B Firms
Raji Srinivasan

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