The Oxford Handbook of Pricing Management is a comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of pricing across industries, environments, and methodologies. The Handbook illustrates the wide variety of pricing approaches that are used in different industries. It also covers the diverse range of methodologies that are needed to support pricing decisions across these different industries. It includes more than 30 chapters written by pricing leaders from industry, consulting, and academia. It explains how pricing is actually performed in a range of industries, from airlines and internet advertising to electric power and health care. The volume covers the fundamental principles of pricing, such as price theory in economics, models of consumer demand, game theory, and behavioural issues in pricing, as well as specific pricing tactics such as customized pricing, nonlinear pricing, dynamic pricing, sales promotions, markdown management, revenue management, and auction pricing. In addition, there are articles on the key issues involved in structuring and managing a pricing organization, setting a global pricing strategy, and pricing in business-to-business settings.A tactic called aprice-match guaranteea is increasingly used by firms (e.g., Gap Inc ., Best Buy)15 to deter consumer waiting for markdowns. With this tactic, firms ... 1978), customer complaints and dissatisfaction (Oliver and Swan 1989a, b; Herrmann et al. 2007), lower ... 15 See http://www.gap.com/customerService/info. do?
|Title||:||The Oxford Handbook of Pricing Management|
|Author||:||Özalp Özer, Robert Phillips|
|Publisher||:||OUP Oxford - 2012-06-07|