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Revised Marginal and End-of-Chapter Glossaries: Key terms, provided in every chapter, are highlighted within the text and defined in the adjacent margin.
For student study purposes, key terms are again presented collectively at the end of each chapter in order of appearance and defined in the end-of-chapter glossary. New End-of-Chapter Cases: The fourth edition of Hoffman and Bateson contains a new set of end-of-chapter cases that further illustrate, deepen, and extend the concepts developed in each chapter.
These cases, purposely brief in nature but long on application and representing a variety of service industries, provide students with an opportunity to further internalize services marketing concepts. New YouTube Video Library: Especially prepared for adopters, Hoffman and Bateson 4e provides over 50 video links that illustrate key service concepts that are cross referenced by chapter.
The videos, a mix of humorous and serious, bring services marketing practices alive in the classroom, creating a much more interactive atmosphere for learning.
Updated Instructors Manual: The updated Instructors Manual provides updated chapter outlines, PowerPoint slides, the answers to all end-of-chapter review questions and cases, as well as an updated test bank.
The Test Bank has been expanded to include an abundant number of multiple-choice questions and new short answer essay questions. PowerPoint lecture slides highlight the key concepts of each chapter.
Acknowledgements We would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to the good folks at Cengage, many of whom we have had the pleasure of knowing for a number of years through our other text projects. Thank you, Holly! It was a great experience to involve students in the development of this fourth edition. Good luck to both of you as you begin your respective masters programs abroad! Finally, we would also like to thank the Cengage sales force for supporting this project.
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It will likely be one of the most practical courses you will take during your college career. Education is itself a service experience. As a participant in this service experience, you are expected to engage in class discussions.
Take advantage of the opportunities provided to you during this course, and become an integral component of the education production process.
Regardless of your major area of study, the services marketing course has much to offer. We would sincerely appreciate any comments or suggestions you care to share with us. We believe that this text will heighten your sensitivity to services; and because of that belief, we leave you with this promise: We guarantee that after completing this book and your services marketing course, you will never look at a service experience in the same way again.
This new view will become increasingly frustrating for most of you, as you will encounter many experiences that are less than satisfactory. Learn from these negative experiences, relish the positive encounters, and use this information to make a difference when it is your turn to set the standards for others to follow.
As apostles of services marketing, we could ask for no greater reward. About the Authors K. Professor Hoffman is an accomplished scholar in the services marketing area. In addition, he has written numerous journal and conference proceedings articles on teaching scholarship that have appeared in a variety of publication outlets. He has received numerous teaching awards at the college, university, and national discipline levels, including the prestigious Board of Governors Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award.
He was also named University Distinguished Teaching Scholar in —a lifetime appointment. Professor Hoffman was named editor of Marketing Education Review in John E.
Bateson is an independent consultant and company chairman. In , Dr Bateson lead a management buyout of the company. He was associate professor of marketing at the London Business School, England, and a visiting associate professor at the Stanford Business School. Test Bank: Updated Test Bank that is Test Gen compatible. Case Bank: Introduction to Services Marketing Chapter 2. Consumer Behavior in a Services Context Chapter 3.
Applying the 4 Ps of Marketing to Services Chapter 4. Developing Service Products: Core and Supplementary Elements Chapter 5. Designing and Managing the Customer Interface Chapter 8. Designing and Managing Service Processes Chapter 9. Balancing Demand and Capacity Chapter Crafting the Service Environment Chapter Might be time to do a gut check yourself.
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