The Market Research Toolbox: A Concise Guide For Beginners
The Market Research Toolbox: A Concise Guide for Beginners
In an Internet age, many more people than ever before are involved in the design and conduct of market research. This book provides an overview for busy managers and MBA students seeking a place to begin. It shows how to think about market research in the context of business decisions, describes the essential market research techniques, skills, and applications, and pays special attention to business-to-business markets and technology products.
"McQuarrie presents an overview of market research for a manager and others who seek an understanding of the subject. . . .The choice of tools reflects current trends and includes business-to-business as well as consumer applications. The presentation is comprehensive, concise, and nontechnical." (W.C. Struning CHOICE 2005-12-01)
About the Author
Edward F. McQuarrie is a professor in the Department of Marketing, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University, in California’s Silicon Valley. He received his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Cincinnati in 1985 and a B.A. in Psychology and Literature from The Evergreen State College in 1976. His research interests include market research appropriate to technology...