Journal article

Marketing performance measurement ability and firm performance

Don O'Sullivan, Andrew V Abela

JOURNAL OF MARKETING | SAGE PUBLICATIONS INC | Published : 2007

Abstract

Marketing practitioners are under increasing pressure to demonstrate their contribution to firm performance. It has been widely argued that an inability to account for marketing's contribution has undermined its standing within the firm. To respond to this pressure, marketers are investing in the development of performance measurement abilities, but to date, there have been no empirical studies of whether the ability to measure marketing performance has any actual effect on either firm performance or marketing's stature. In this study of senior marketing managers in high-technology firms, the authors examine the effect of ability to measure marketing performance on firm performance, using bo..

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