Handbook of Research on Consumerism in Business and Marketing: Concepts and Practices

Handbook of Research on Consumerism in Business and Marketing: Concepts and Practices

Hans-Ruediger Kaufmann (University of Nicosia, Cyprus & International Business School at Vilnius University, Lithuania) and Mohammad Fateh Ali Khan Panni (City University, Bangladesh)
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Release Date: March, 2014|Copyright: © 2014 |Pages: 668
ISBN13: 9781466658806|ISBN10: 1466658800|EISBN13: 9781466658813|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-5880-6

Description

The modern era of business has prompted an increased focus on the consumer and the responsibility of corporations to consider their ethical and social obligations to their customers. The rise of the consumerist movement has encouraged further research and development on the topic of consumerism, enabling business to succeed in a consumer-driven market.

Handbook of Research on Consumerism in Business and Marketing: Concepts and Practices features research on diverse topics on consumerism in the global marketplace, focusing on the ways in which businesses can improve their relationships with customers as well as analyze and influence purchasing behavior. As a comprehensive reference source on topics pertaining to consumer management, identity, and behavior, this publication is intended for use by marketing professionals, business managers, students, and academicians.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Advertising Ethics
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Consumer Identity
  • Consumer Management
  • Consumerism
  • Corporate Responsibility
  • E-Commerce
  • Product Development
  • Product Safety

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Hans Ruediger Kaufmann completed his sponsored PhD in 1997 and was as research assistant and then lecturer (p-t) at Manchester Metropolitan University After extensive experience in German Bank Management. Later, he worked in Budapest, first as Course Director Marketing for the Chartered Institute of Marketing and then as an Assistant Professor in Marketing at the International Management Centre Budapest as well as a contractual consultant. At the University of Applied Sciences Liechtenstein he was Academic Director Private Banking and, later, Head of the Competence Centre International Management. Since October 2006 he is an Associate Professor at the University of Nicosia. He has been a launching member and President (2007-2009) of the international research network on consumer behaviour, CIRCLE. He is currently Vice-President of the EuroMed Research Business Institute (EMBRI). He is member of the editorial board of a variety of journals and an Associate Editor of the World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development.
Mohammad Fateh Ali Khan Panni is a Lecturer in the School of Business at City University, Bangladesh. He was born the year of 1981 at Dhaka, Bangladesh. As a young research aspirant he is actively involved in academic research. He has published many research articles in the area of consumerism, CRM, CKM, brand loyalty, online shopping behavior, internet banking and green consumer behavior index etc in numerous international journals like JLERI, IJBEP, IJECRM, WJBAM, JIKM, Amfiteatru Economic. As of to date in total he has 14 international refereed publications which includes international refereed journals conference proceedings, book chapter. Currently, he is a research committee member of three different research interest committees such as marketing, ethics and social responsibility and green economy consortium of Euromed Research Business Institute (EMRBI). He is also regularly involved as a track chair of Annual Euromed Conferences. He regularly reviews paper for different international refereed journals. So far he has reviewed paper for African Journal of Business Management (AJBM) (ISI indexed journal), African Journal of Agricultural Research (AJAR) (ISI indexed journal), Special Edition of World Review of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development (WREMSD) (Inderscience Publication Series) and Journal of Information and Knowledge Management (JIKM) (World Scientific Publication), International Research Journal of Management and Business Studies and Journal of Accounting and Taxation (JAT) (Academic Journal Series). He is an editorial team member of African Journal of Marketing Management (AJMM) (Academic Journal series) and a listed reviewer of Journal of Information and Knowledge Management (JIKM) (World Scientific Publication).

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