Journal article

How can a shareholder value approach improve marketing's strategic influence?

BA Lukas, GJ Whitwell, P Doyle

JOURNAL OF BUSINESS RESEARCH | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2005

Abstract

For many marketers, the world of corporate finance, and shareholder value in particular, remains a peripheral issue. Accordingly, marketing's influence at the top management and board level continues to languish. A more synergistic marketing-finance relationship, we argue, rests on answers to two questions: What can marketing do for shareholder value; and what can a shareholder value approach do for marketing? Some valuable work on how marketing contributes to shareholder value has been conducted. But marketing's failure to incorporate current financial valuation techniques and properly demonstrate its contribution to financial market performance suggests that the latter question remains ope..

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