de Vet, Charles V.
Published: 1953 Categorie(s): Fiction, Science Fiction, Short Stories Source: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/33790
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CHAPTER 1 DEFINING MARKETING FOR THE 21ST CENTURY. Marketing is everywhere. Formally or informally, people and organizations engage in a vast number of activities that could be called marketing. Good marketing has become an increasingly vital ingredient for business success
The role of selling is continuing to change and evolve in response to dramatic moves in the way buyers and sellers interact. Individual knowledge, skills and abilities are still required, perhaps more than ever, but teamwork and technology are also vital ingredients in an effective organizational response to the needs and demands of customers. The salesforce have always been ambassadors for their firm, but in a turbulent business environment the information and persuasion role of salespeople is being absorbed into their relationship role.
THE amber brown of the liquor disguised the poison it held, and I
watched with a smile on my lips as he drank it. There was no pity
in my heart for him. He was a jackal in the jungle of life, and I… I was
one of the carnivores. It is the lot of the jackals of life to be devoured by
Suddenly the contented look on his face froze into a startled stillness. I
knew he was feeling the first savage twinge of the agony that was to
come. He turned his head and looked at me, and I saw suddenly that he
An intense customer focus, superior process design and a strong and motivated leadership are vital
ingredients to the recipe for the success of any business corporation. Reengineering is
the key that every organization should possess to attain these prerequisites to success. BPR doesn’t offer a miracle
cure on a platter. Nor does it provide a painless quick fix. Rather it advocates strenuous hard work and instigates the
people involved to not only to change what they do but targets at altering their basic way of thinking itself.
Accessibility is a key ingredient of well-being and prosperity in contemporary societies.
The ability of individuals, families, entrepreneurs and firms to exchange goods and services, to be
where activities are being carried out, and to interact with people on a regular basis is crucial not
only to economic life but also to the quality of life. With the growth of economic and social
networks over the course of the past two centuries, and t he spatial dispersion of activities,
transportation has become a vital part of the systems providing access to those activities.