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New Product Development: Managing and Forecasting for Strategic Success

New Product Development: Managing and Forecasting for Strategic Success

Robert J. Thomas

ISBN: 978-0-471-57226-8

Nov 1993

368 pages

Select type: Paperback

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$58.00

Description

Learn how to maintain a firm grasp of a project throughout its development, how to forecast with greater accuracy and how to ensure the successful launch of a product. Covers new consumer and industrial products, the latest services and technologies. Contains a slew of examples and case studies to illustrate concepts.
STRUCTURING NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT.

Why New Product Development?.

Mediating Turbulent Business Environments.

Anticipating Market Acceptance of New Products.

Preparing the Organization for New Product Development.

MANAGING NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT.

The Ongoing Process of New Product Development.

Building a New Product Decision Support System.

NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT AND FORECASTING.

Estimating Market Opportunity for New Products.

New Product Sales Forecasting.

New Product Financial Control.

IMPLEMENTING NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT.

Test Marketing New Products.

Market Entry Decisions.

Launching and Tracking New Product Programs.

Notes.

Indexes.