This online textbook/course is presented as a unit for a marketing class. "Marketing means different things to different people. How do you decide who to aim a campaign at? If you already have a background in marketing, this unit will improve your understanding of market orientation and (going to market). It also assesses the importance of managing key internal and external relationships." The unit is divided into two sections: Understanding marketing orientation and Managing a market-led organiztion.
Type of Material:
Individual work outside of class, as a supplement or resource.
Identify Major Learning Goals:
Understand the concept of market orientation and apply it in several activities and cases
Target Student Population:
Undergraduate or graduate marketing class
Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills:
Evaluation and Observation
It is a scholarly source for information on market orientation. It contains several examples, activities, and cases.
Its use is straight-forward – it is a module in a marketing class.
Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool
This is a very good teaching tool. The module contains activities that reinforce the concepts and have students engage with and apply the material. There are also short cases that demonstrate the concepts. This website is very effective. Resources were readily available and easy to access.
Ease of Use for Both Students and Faculty
The module is very easy to use and the interface is intuitive.
It is mostly text and visually somewhat drab, but there are some visuals.