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Social Marketing: Behavior Change for Social Good 6ed (ISE)

by Nancy R. Lee and Philip Kotler SAGE Publications, Inc
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Bestselling authors Nancy R. Lee and Philip Kotler guide students and practitioners through each stage of the social marketing campaign process with their 10 Step Strategic Social Marketing Planning Model. The sixth edition includes expanded coverage of social media, 27 new case studies and dozens of new examples related to today’s most pressing social problems, including climate change, youth suicide, the opioid epidemic and more.

1. Defining and Distinguishing Social Marketing
Marketing Highlight: Reducing Deaths from Drug Overdoses
What is Social Marketing?
Where Did the Concept Originate?
How Does it Differ from Commercial Marketing?
How Does it Differ from Other Disciplines?
What Is Its Value Proposition?
Who Does Social Marketing?
What Social Issues Can Benefit?
Other Ways to Impact Social Issues
Social Marketing Upstream and Midstream
Chapter Summary
2. 10 Step Strategic Planning Model
Marketing Highlight: WaterSense'An EPA Partnership Program
Marketing Planning: Process and Influences
A 10 Step Plan
Why is Systematic Planning Important?
What Are Similar Planning Models?
Where Does Research Fit In?
Chapter Summary
Marketing Dialogue: The 4Ps: Aren't There More?
3. Research Options
Marketing Highlight: Increasing Utilization of Sexual and Reproductive Services among Young Girls in Uganda
Major Research Terminology
Steps in Developing a Research Plan
Research “That Won't Break the Banka
Chapter Summary
4. Behavior Change Theories, Models, Frameworks
Marketing Highlight: Increasing Behavior Change Rates Using Triggers
Informing Audience Segmentation and Selection
Informing Behavior Selection and Goals
Deepening Understanding of Audience Barriers, Benefits, Motivators, Competition, Influential Others
Inspiring Development of Marketing Intervention Mix Strategies
Themes from All
Chapter Summary
Research Highlight: Reducing Obesity in Indonesia
5. Steps 1 & 2 Social Issue, Purpose, Focus, Situation Analysis
Marketing Highlight: Reducing Global Communicable Disease: Zika in Puerto Rico
Step 1: Describe Social Issue, Background, Purpose, Focus
Step 2: Conduct Situation Analysis, Review Prior Efforts
Exploratory Research in Steps 1 and 2
Ethical Considerations When Choosing Focus
Chapter Summary
Research Highlight: Increasing Healthy Food Choices in Military Dining Halls Observation Research
6. Step 3: Selecting Priority Audiences
Marketing Highlight: Influencing Local TV Weathercasters
Step 3: Select Priority Audiences
Steps in Selecting Priority Audiences
Variables Used to Segment Markets
Criteria for Evaluating Segments
How Priority Audiences are Selected
What Approaches Should Be Chosen?
Ethical Considerations Selecting Priority Audiences
Chapter Summary
Research Highlight: Decreasing Underage Drinking: Mystery Shoppers to Evaluate Interventions
7. Behavior Objectives and Target Goals
Marketing Highlight: Decreasing “Boating Under the Influence (BUIs)a
Step 4: Set Behavior Objectives and Goals
Behavior Objectives
Knowledge and Belief Objectives
Target Goals
Objectives and Goals are Drafts
Objectives and Goals Used for Campaign Evaluation
Ethical Considerations Setting Objectives and Goals
Chapter Summary
8. Step 5: Audience Insights
Marketing Highlight: Reducing Food Waste in Australia
Step 5: Identify Audience Insights
What You Need to Know about Priority Audience
How to Learn More about Priority Audience
How Insights Help Develop Strategy
Potential Revisions
Ethical Considerations When Researching Priority Audience
Chapter Summary
Research Highlight: Reducing Cardiac Death Risks among Firefighters
9. Crafting a Desired Positioning
Marketing Highlight: Increasing Engagement of Fathers
Positioning Defined
Step 6: Develop Positioning Statement
Behavior-Focused Positioning
Barriers-Focused Positioning
Benefits-Focused Positioning
Competition-Focused Positioning
How Positioning Relates to Branding
Ethical Considerations Developing Positioning Statement
Chapter Summary
Research Highlight: Addressing the Opioid Crisis
10. Product: Creating a Product Platform
Marketing Highlight: Increasing Pet Adoption
Product: The First “Pa
Step 7: Develop Product Platform
Design Thinking
Ethical Considerations for Product Platform
Chapter Summary
Research Highlight: Reducing Anemia in Cambodia
11. Price: Determining Incentives and Disincentives
Marketing Highlight: Decreasing Dog Attacks in Australia
Price: The Second “Pa
Step 7: Determine Incentives and Disincentives
More on Commitments and Pledges
Setting Prices: Tangible Goods and Services
Ethical Considerations for Pricing Strategies
Chapter Summary
Research Highlight: Increasing the Habit of Handwashing in India
12. Place: Making Access Convenient and Pleasant
Marketing Highlight: Four Innovative Uses of Place Tool
Place: The Third “Pa
Step 7: Develop Place Strategy
Social Franchising
Ethical Considerations When Selecting Distribution Channels
Chapter Summary
Research Highlight: Reducing Opioid Overdose Deaths
13. Promotion: Deciding on Messages, Messengers, and Creative Strategies
Marketing Highlight: Increasing Gun Control Legislation
Promotion: The Fourth “Pa
Step 7: Develop Promotion Strategy
A Word about Creative Briefs
Message Strategy
Messenger Strategy
Creative Strategy
Ethical Considerations: Messages, Messengers, Creative Strategies
Chapter Summary
Research Highlight: Testing HPV-Related Messages with Pediatricians
14. Promotion: Selecting Communication Channels
Marketing Highlight: Preventable Injuries in Canada
Promotion: Selecting Communication Channels
Traditional Communication Channels
The New Communication Channels
Product Integration
Factors Guiding Communication Channel Decisions
Ethical Considerations When Selecting Communication Channels
Chapter Summary
Research Highlight: Using Social Media to Decrease Adolescent Substance Abuse
15. Monitoring and Evaluation
Marketing Highlight: Truth Initiative
Step 8: Develop a Plan for Evaluation
Why Are You Conducting this Measurement?
What Will You Measure?
How Will You Measure?
When Will You Measure?
How Much Will It Cost?
Ethical Considerations in Evaluation Planning
Chapter Summary
Research Highlight: InMotion: Every Trip Counts
16. Budget and Funding Plans
Marketing Highlight: Increasing Funding through Corporate Social Marketing
Step 9: Budgets and Funding Sources
Determining Budgets
Justifying the Budget
Finding Sources for Additional Funding
Appealing to Funders
Revising Your Plan
Ethical Considerations when Establishing Funding
Chapter Summary
Research Highlight: Informing Budget and Funding with Literature Review
17. Implementation and Sustaining Behaviors Plans
Marketing Highlight: How Can Social Marketing Reduce Homelessness?
Step 10: Complete an Implementation Plan
Anticipating Forces against Change
Sharing and Selling Your Plan
Ethical Considerations Implementing Plans
Chapter Summary
Research Highlight: Increasing High School Graduation Rates from 55% to 86%

Nancy R. Lee, MBA, is president of Social Marketing Services, Inc., in Seattle, Washington, a strategic advisor for social marketing campaigns at  C+C in Seattle, and  teaching associate at the University of Washington , where she teaches social marketing in the MPA program. With more than 30 years of practical marketing experience in the public and private sectors, Ms. Lee has held numerous corporate marketing positions, including vice president and director of marketing for Washington State's second-largest bank and director of marketing for the region's Children's Hospital and Medical Center.

Ms. Lee has consulted with more than 100 nonprofit organizations and has participated in the development of more than 200 social marketing campaign strategies for public sector agencies. Clients in the public sector include the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Washington State Department of Health, Office of Crime Victims Advocacy, county Health and Transportation Departments, Department of Ecology, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Washington Traffic Safety Commission, City of Seattle, and Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. Campaigns developed for these clients targeted issues listed below:

-+      Health: teen pregnancy prevention, HIV/AIDS prevention, nutrition education, sexual assault, diabetes prevention, adult physical activity, tobacco control, arthritis diagnosis and treatment, immunizations, dental hygiene, senior wellness, and eating disorder awareness

-+      Safety: drowning prevention, senior fall prevention, underage drinking and driving, youth suicide prevention, binge drinking, pedestrian safety, and safe gun storage

-+      Environment: natural gardening, preservation of fish and wildlife habitats, recycling, trip reduction, water quality, and water and power conservation

She has conducted social marketing workshops around the world (Uganda, Jordan, South Africa, Ghana, Ireland, Australia, Singapore, Canada, Indonesia, India, Venezuela, Haiti) for more than 4,000 public sector employees involved in developing behavior change campaigns in the areas of health, safety, the environment, and financial well-being. She has been a keynote speaker on social marketing at conferences for improved water quality, energy conservation, family planning, nutrition, recycling, teen pregnancy prevention, influencing financial behaviors, wildfire prevention, and tobacco control.

Ms. Lee has coauthored ten other books with Philip Kotler: Social Marketing: Improving the Quality of Life (2002); Corporate Social Responsibility: Doing the Most Good for Your Company and Your Cause (2005); Marketing in the Public Sector: A Roadmap for Improved Performance (2006); Social Marketing: Influencing Behaviors for Good (2008 and 2011); Social Marketing: Changing Behaviors for Good (2016): GOOD WORKS! Marketing and Corporate Initiatives That Build A Better World . . . And The Bottom Line (2012); Up and Out of Poverty: The Social Marketing Solution (2009); Social Marketing in Public Health (2010); and Social Marketing to Protect the Environment (2011). More recently, she authored a book Policymaking for Citizen Behavior Change: A Social Marketing Approach (2017). She has also contributed articles to the Stanford Social Innovation Review, Social Marketing Quarterly, Journal of Social Marketing, and The Public Manager. (See more on Nancy Lee at

Philip Kotler is the S. C. Johnson & Son Distinguished Professor of International Marketing at the J. L. Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. Kellogg was twice voted Best Business School in Business Week's survey of U.S. business schools. It is also rated Best Business School for the Teaching of Marketing. Professor Kotler has significantly contributed to Kellogg's success through his many years of research and teaching there.

He received his master's degree at the University of Chicago and his Ph.D. degree at MIT, both in economics. He did postdoctoral work in mathematics at Harvard University and in behavioral science at the University of Chicago.

Professor Kotler is the author of Marketing Management, the most widely used marketing book in graduate business schools worldwide; Principles of Marketing; Marketing Models; Strategic Marketing for Non-Profit Organizations; The New Competition; High Visibility; Social Marketing; Marketing Places; Marketing for Congregations; Marketing for Hospitality and Tourism; The Marketing of Nations; Marketing 3.0,; Good Works, Market Your Way to Growth, Winning Global Markets, Kotler on Marketing, Confronting Capitalism, and Democracy in Decline. He has published over 150 articles in leading journals, several of which have received best-article awards.

Professor Kotler was the first recipient of the Distinguished Marketing Educator Award (1985) given by the American Marketing Association (AMA). The European Association of Marketing Consultants and Sales Trainers awarded him their prize for Marketing Excellence. He was chosen as the Leader in Marketing Thought by the Academic Members of the AMA in a 1975 survey. He also received the 1978 Paul Converse Award of the AMA, honoring his original contribution to marketing. In 1995, Sales and Marketing Executives International (SMEI) named him Marketer of the Year. In 2012 he received the William L. Wilkie GÇ£Marketing for a Better World: Award of the American Marketing Association Foundation (AMAF). In 2014, he was inducted into the AMA Marketing Hall of Fame.  He was the first chosen Legend in Marketing and his work was published and reviewed in nine volumes.

Professor Kotler has consulted for such companies as IBM, General Electric, AT&T, Honeywell, Bank of America, Merck, and others in the areas of marketing strategy and planning, marketing organization, and international marketing.

He has been chairman of the College of Marketing of the Institute of Management Sciences, director of the American Marketing Association, trustee of the Marketing Science Institute, director of the MAC Group, former member of the Yankelovich Advisory Board, and a member of the Copernicus Advisory Board. He is was a member of the Board of Governors of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a member of the advisory board of the Drucker Foundation. He has received honorary doctoral degrees from Stockholm University, University of Zurich, Athens University of Economics and Business, DePaul University, the Cracow School of Business and Economics, Groupe H.E.C. in Paris, the University of Economics and Business Administration in Vienna, the Catholic University of Santo Domingo, and the Budapest School of Economic Science and Public Administration, and several other universities.

He has traveled extensively throughout Europe, Asia, and South America, advising and lecturing to many companies and organizations. This experience expands the scope and depth of his programs, enhancing them with an accurate global perspective.