“This is probably the most comprehensive textbook on industrial marketing and supply chain management. It brings together a wide range of literatures and provides readers with a thorough overview of topics pertinent for manufacturing firms and other companies in industrial markets.”
“A welcome new and innovative book from four well-established and well-published scholars in the field. The complexities of the subject are nicely teased out throughout the book, with excellent use being made of numerous tables and graphs to add extra insight. What I particularly liked was the way in which the book sits at the interface of Industrial Marketing and Supply Chain Management, and also the way that it uses a range of case studies from around the globe to support the points being made. Definitely a book to add to the shelves of any scholars in the field!”
“This new and up-to-date textbook provides a fresh view on industrial marketing. Bringing together established frameworks and latest research insights from two streams of literature, industrial marketing and supply chain management, it develops a unique perspective on the marketing, selling, and purchasing of industrial goods and services. With its chapter on data, information, and technology, and its insights on socially responsible marketing approaches, it offers a timely perspective on the art and science of industrial marketing. Highly recommended!”
“The business ecosystems in which companies operate are strongly shaped by industrial relationships. It is therefore fundamental to understand what industrial marketing—as the activity of creating and managing these industrial relationships—covers. This is the objective of this book, which succeeds perfectly in producing an integrated vision of industrial marketing and supply chain management in their essential role of value creation.
“This book is a welcome and timely addition to the business and academic community with heightened interest on industrial marketing issues and the increasing importance of supply chain management around the globe. It covers key issues in industrial marketing and addresses the main challenges in the area in a competent fashion and without making it difficult for the reader to follow.
“I am delighted to recommend this new text which will be suitable for either graduate or undergraduate classes in business-to-business marketing. Professors Fotiadis, Lindgreen, Siomkos, Öberg, and Folinas bring a wealth of experience and scholarship in B2B teaching and research to this book. The business-to-business marketing landscape is rapidly changing with the emergence of new technologies, which have affected all aspects of marketing, from customer research to product innovation, marketing communications, and supply chain and logistics.
“Industrial Marketing provides an important contemporary perspective. It is research and practice informed textbook, which has the potential to become seminal. While the primary audience is undergraduate students in the field of B2B marketing, it also is highly relevant to students in related areas including innovation, entrepreneurship, product management, and supply chain management or logistics. The viewpoints will also be of interest to students in the broader fields of business administration, management, and economics in general.
“This enlightening textbook brings together industrial marketing and supply chain management, and this is achieved in a succinct, holistic, and integrated manner. I am impressed by the breadth of topics covered, which reflects successfully the contemporary, dynamic, and volatile business environment. A very much welcomed book, which will support students, scholars, and practitioners in their attempt to understand better the links and interrelationships between industrial marketing and supply chain management.”
“It is timely exciting to see the new textbook on Industrial Marketing by Fotiadis, Lindgreen, Siomkos, Öberg, and Folinas. In a constantly evolving global landscape industrial markets are key contributors to the global economy. Industrial marketing is cornerstone of any marketers’ arsenal. This text covers critically relevant material in a deep and engaging way.
“This is a comprehensive, contemporary, and well-structured textbook, providing an excellent coverage of the various facets of the industrial marketing process. It offers a balanced combination between theoretical and practical aspects of industrial marketing, while also putting together classic knowledge on the subject with recent developments in the field.