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Marketing Research, 9th Edition

October 2011, ©2012
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In the Ninth Edition of Marketing Research, McDaniel and Gates continue to share their industry experience to teach students how to make critical business decisions through the study of market research. The authors' practical, applications-based approach features real data, real people, and real research, to prepare students to conduct and use market research for future careers in business.

Co-author Roger Gates, President of DSS Research, infuses the text with a practitioner perspective, helping students learn how to use marketing research through a practical presentation of theory and practice.  

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Preface vii

1 The Role of Marketing Research in Management Decision Making 1

2 The Marketing Research Industry and Research Ethics 21

3 Problem Definition, Exploratory Research, and the Research Process 57

4 Secondary Data and Databases 89

5 Qualitative Research 116

6 Traditional Survey Research 151

7 Online Marketing Research 177

8 Primary Data Collection: Observation 213

9 Primary Data Collection: Experimentation and Test Markets 242

10 The Concept of Measurement 276

11 Using Measurement Scales to Build Marketing Effectiveness 302

12 Questionnaire Design 335

13 Basic Sampling Issues 379

14 Sample Size Determination 406

15 Data Processing And Fundamental Data Analysis 435

16 Statistical Testing Of Differences And Relationships 470

17 Bivariate Correlation and Regression 514

18 Multivariate Data Analysis 540

19 Communicating The Research Results 585

20 Managing Marketing Research 607

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Appendix 1: Comprehensive Cases A-1

A: Biff Targets an Online Dating Service for College Students A-2

B: Freddy Favors Fast Food and Convenience for College Students A-5

C: Superior Online Student Travel—A Cut Above A-9

D: Rockingham National Bank Visa Card Survey A-13

Appendix 2: Considerations in Creating a Marketing Plan A-21

Appendix 3: Statistical Tables A-25

Endnotes A-32

Glossary G-1

Index I-1

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·         NEW Wiley Marketing Research Video Series: Interviews with key personnel at leading marketing research companies illustrate how they apply the major concepts of marketing research to their business.

·         NEW Real Life Research Cases: Featured in every chapter, cases on Teens and Mobile Phones, Stovetops and Laptops, the Changing Face of Motherhood, and The Carter Regional Blood Center offer current and relevant topics to underscore market research concepts.  

·         NEW Content on Current Topics: Includes coverage of social media and user-generated content, online tracking firms, behavioral targeting and privacy battles, Facebook as a survey research platform.

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·         Real World Content: Real data, real people and real results are featured throughout the text to help students connect content and theory to actual business decisions.

·         Applied Approach: The most practical marketing research text offers a practitioner perspective to teach students how they will use market research in future careers.

·         Technology: The most thorough coverage of mobile applications, data mining and analysis, and new applications such as Google Analytics and Qualtrics. 

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Instructor's Resource Manual
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Real People Real Research Database
Excel Users Manual with Exercises
Excel Worksheets
Test Bank
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Wiley Business Unusual Facebook Page
Marketing Research Websites
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