14th Edition

Charles W. Lamb, Joe F. Hair, Carl McDaniel

ISBN-13: 9780357929216
Copyright 2025 | Published
496 pages | List Price: USD $100.00

Lamb/Hair/McDaniel's MKTG, 14th Edition, demonstrates the practical application of marketing principles in real-world scenarios. Relevant and timely examples help students better understand and apply marketing principles. A user-friendly design makes it easy to navigate and comprehend key concepts. By connecting theory to real-life situations, Lamb/Hair/McDaniel's MKTG, 14th Edition, bridges the gap between classroom learning and the modern marketing industry -- helping students recognize the practicality of marketing and develop essential skills for success.


1. An Overview of Marketing.
2. Strategic Planning for Competitive Advantage.
3. Ethics and Social Responsibility.
4. The Marketing Environment.
5. Developing a Global Vision.
6. Consumer Decision-Making.
7. Business Marketing.
8. Segmenting and Targeting Markets.
9. Marketing Research.
10. Product Concepts.
11. Developing and Managing Products.
12. Services and Nonprofit Organization Marketing.
13. Supply Chain Management and Marketing Channels.
14. Retailing.
15. Marketing Communications.
16. Advertising, Public Relations, and Sales Promotion.
17. Personal Selling and Sales Management.
18. Social Media and Marketing.
19. Pricing Concepts.
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  • Charles W. Lamb

    Charles W. Lamb, Jr., served as chair of the department of marketing at the M. J. Neeley School of Business from 1982 to 1988 and again from 1997 to 2003. He also served as chair of the Department of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management and is a former president of the Academy of Marketing Science and the Southwestern Marketing Association. Lamb has authored or co-authored more than a 30 books and anthologies on marketing topics and over 150 articles that have appeared in academic journals and conference proceedings. In 1997, he was awarded the prestigious Chancellor’s Award for Distinguished Research and Creative Activity at TCU. This is the highest honor that the university bestows on its faculty. Other key honors he has received include the M. J. Neeley School of Business Research Award and selection as a Distinguished Fellow of the Academy of Marketing Science and Fellow of the Southwestern Marketing Association.

  • Joe F. Hair

    Joseph Hair is Distinguished Professor of Marketing and Director of the Ph.D. in Business Administration Program at University of South Alabama. Immediately prior to joining the University of South Alabama Joe was the Founder and Director of the Kennesaw State University DBA program. He previously held the Alvin C. Copeland Endowed Chair of Franchising and was Director, Entrepreneurship Institute, Louisiana State University. Hair also held the Phil B. Hardin Chair of Marketing at the University of Mississippi. He has taught graduate and undergraduate marketing, sales management, and marketing research courses. Hair has authored more than 40 books and more than 80 articles in scholarly journals. He has also participated on many university committees and has chaired numerous departmental task forces. He serves on the editorial review boards of several journals. He is a member of the Academy of Marketing Science, American Marketing Association, Society for Marketing Advances, and Association for Marketing and Healthcare Research. He was selected as the 2011 AMS CUTCO/VECTOR Distinguished Marketing Educator, as the 2007 Innovative Marketer of the Year by the Marketing Management Association, and was the 2004 recipient of the Academy of Marketing Science Excellence in Teaching Award. Hair holds a bachelor’s degree in economics, a master’s degree in marketing, and a doctorate in marketing, all from the University of Florida. He also serves as a marketing consultant to businesses in a variety of industries ranging from food and retail to financial services, health care, electronics, and the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Interior.

  • Carl McDaniel

    Carl McDaniel is professor emeritus at the University of Texas–Arlington. He was the chairman of the marketing department at UTA for 32 years. McDaniel’s career spanned more than 40 years, during which he was the recipient of several awards for outstanding teaching. McDaniel has also been a district sales manager for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company and served as a board member of the North Texas Higher Education Authority, a billion-dollar financial institution. In addition to MKTG, McDaniel has written and co-authored over 90 textbooks in marketing and business. McDaniel’s research has appeared in such publications as the Journal of Marketing, Journal of Business Research, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, and California Management Review. McDaniel is a member of the American Marketing Association. In addition to his academic experience, McDaniel has business experience as the co-owner of a marketing research firm. McDaniel has also served as senior consultant to the International Trade Centre (ITC), Geneva, Switzerland. The ITC’s mission is to help developing nations increase their exports. He has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Arkansas and his master’s degree and doctorate from Arizona State University.

  • This new edition brings updated cases to each chapter, showcasing the importance and relevance of marketing in a variety of business settings. The cases now cover a broader spectrum of company sizes and industries including non-profits, technology, entertainment, apparel and food and beverage.

  • Added coverage of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion defines DEI and explores its impact on marketing, including topics such as the representation of diverse groups in advertising, the influence of cultural norms on marketing and the responsibility of marketers in promoting diversity and inclusion.

  • This latest edition discusses the global impact of COVID-19 and the rise of e-commerce and digital marketing -- illustrating the dynamic nature of marketing and the importance of staying up-to-date on market changes.

  • Brand new example-driven content promotes practical learning by illustrating marketing concepts in real-world situations.

  • New enhancements include a comprehensive exploration on how artificial intelligence is impacting ethical decision-making and its relevance to classroom discussions.

  • Classroom discussion suggestions address how companies strategize to navigate the complexities of a diverse demographic landscape -- while catering to individualized customer demands, and addressing environmental and social considerations

  • This latest edition covers the significance of both absolute and comparative advantage in the realm of international trade, exploring their real-world applications.

  • The modern design, featuring shorter yet comprehensive chapters, increases student engagement and fosters productive classroom discussions.

  • New MindTap activities supplement classroom discussions and meet the needs of today's students -- making it a valuable resource for instructors.

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