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Gurus on Marketing

A one-stop guide to the world's most influential writers on marketing, their key concepts, theories and frameworks. Includes Drucker, Levitt on marketing myopia, Kotler on marketing management, Porter on competitive strategy, Day, Nagle, Ansoff, Seth and Peters.


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An informed and incisive one stop résumé of the major ‘gurus’ who have had a critical influence on marketing thinking and development.

This is much more than just a series of summaries, Sultan Kermally has worked directly with many of the figures in this book. It’s enabled him to summarise, contrast and comment on the key concepts with knowledge, depth and insight.

He describes the key ideas of each ‘guru’, places them in context and explains their significance. He shows you how they’ve been applied in practice, looks at their pros and cons and includes the view of other expert writers. He ends each chapter with a summary of key elements and lessons to take on board.


The Gurus covered in detail include:

  • Peter Drucker
  • Theodore Levitt
  • Michael Porter
  • Philip Kotler
  • Tom Peters
  • George Day
  • Jagdish Sheth
  • Thomas Nagle

The author

Sultan Kermally is a Chartered Marketer and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing. He has degrees in Economics, Sociology and Law, and Diplomas in Marketing, Finance and Accounting.

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eBook ISBN-13: 9781854188526
Pages: 102
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Paperback ISBN-10: 1 85418 243 9
ISBN-13: 978 185418243 2
Pages: 162
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