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Through training, teaching and research the Marketing Discipline Group promotes excellence in marketing. We help organisations build market efficiency, improve sales and enhance marketing management decision making.
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At a time when obesity is described as being of epidemic proportions, with serious consequences for individual wellbeing and government health budgets, what role can food marketing play – for good, not just for ill?
Each year millions of dollars are spent on the event that is the Academy Awards, both in advertising and sponsorship. Dr David Waller considers, behind all the glitz and glamour, what the Oscars are really about...
Strategists have long recommended that marketers use either “skimming” or “penetration” strategies when pricing new products – exploiting demand with a high price or tempting consumers with a low one – but a new study suggests these strategies are not as popular as thought.
Are you sceptical about advertising messages? On April 1 there's even more reason to be so ...


Chris Contos, our Honours student in 2015, was awarded the University Medal at his April 2016 graduation.

Dr Jihoon Cho from the University of Michigan will join the Marketing D G in early August 2016

Dr Geetanjali Saluja from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology will join the Marketing D G in late August 2016


Forthcoming publications

Ahmed, S., Sinha, A. (2016) "When it pays to wait: Optimizing release timing decisions for secondary channels", Journal of Marketing. Accepted.

Wilden, R., Devinney, T.M., Dowling, G.R. (2016) "The architecture of dynamic capability research", The Academy of Management Annals, In press.

Hoek, J., Gendall, P., Eckert, C., Louviere, J.J. (2016) "Dissuasive cigarette sticks: the next step in standardised (‘plain’) packaging?", Tobacco  Control, In press.

Gendall, P., Eckert, C., Hoek, J., Farley, T., Louviere, J., Wilson, N. & Edwards, R. (2016) 'Estimating the 'consumer surplus' for branded versus standardised tobacco packaging.', Tobacco control. In press
Krzeminska, A. & Eckert, C., (2016) "Complementarity of internal and external R&D: Is there a difference between product versus process innovations?", R and D Management. In press
Eckert, C., et alia (2016) "Individual capability and effort in retirement benefit choice"  Journal of Risk and Insurance. Forthcoming
Kyriazis, E., Massey, G.R., Johnson, L. & Couchman, P. (2016) 'Friend or Foe? The effects of managerial politics on inter-functional communication and collaboration during NPD projects', R & D Management. Forthcoming
Plewa, C., Carrillat, F., Mazodier, M. & Quester, P. (2016)  'Which sport sponsorships most impact sponsor CSR image?', European Journal of Marketing. Forthcoming
Purmehdi, M., Legoux, R. & Carrillat, F. (2016) 'A meta-analytic investigation of the underlying process and contingencies of warning labels' effectiveness', Journal of Public Policy & Marketing. Forthcoming
Randhawa, K., Hohberger, J.S. & Wilden, R. (2016) "A Bibliometric Review of Open Innovation: Setting a Research Agenda", Journal of Product Innovation Management. Forthcoming