Higher Education

CB7, 7th Edition

  • includes CourseMate and Career Transitions 2.0, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card
  • Barry J. Babin Louisiana Tech University
  • Eric Harris Pittsburg State University
  • ISBN-10: 1305403223  |  ISBN-13: 9781305403222
  • 400 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2015, 2014, 2013
  • © 2016 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $60.00
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About

Overview

Created by the continuous feedback of a "student-tested, faculty-approved" process, CB 7 delivers a visually appealing, succinct print component, tear-out review cards for students and instructors and a consistent online offering with Enhanced CourseMate that includes an eBook in addition to a set of interactive digital tools all at a value-based price and proven to increase retention and outcomes.

Additional Product Information

Features and Benefits

  • Every 4LTR Press solution comes complete with an engaging print textbook, tear-out review cards, an interactive digital solution (CourseMate), and an eBook all of which were directly influenced from student focus groups and surveys, and from interviews with students that had taken or were currently enrolled in a Consumer Behavior course.
  • Shorter, comprehensive chapters in a modern design present content in a more engaging and accessible format without minimizing coverage for your course.
  • Tear-Out Review Cards at the back of the Student Editions provide students a portable study tool containing all of the pertinent information for class preparation.
  • Instructor Prep Cards at the back of the Instructor's Edition make preparation simple with detachable cards for each chapter, offering a quick map of chapter content, a list of corresponding PowerPoint and video resources, additional examples, and suggested assignments and discussion questions to help you organize chapter content efficiently.
  • Every 4LTR Press solution comes with Enhanced CourseMate, the interactive digital component that offers a full suite of unique learning tools that appeal to different learning styles. Quizzes, audio downloads, video podcasts, and more are only a click away.
  • All of the content and resources you expect with a supplements package that is second to none including instructors manual, PowerPoint slides, testbanks, and more.

Table of Contents

1. What is CB and Why Should I Care?
2. Value and Consumer Behavior Value.
3. Consumer Learning Starts Here: Perception.
4. Comprehension, Memory and Cognitive Learning.
5. Motivation and Emotion: Driving Consumer Behavior.
6. Personality, Lifestyles and the Self-Concept.
7. Attitudes and Attitude Change.
8. Group and Interpersonal Influence.
9. Consumer Culture.
10. Microcultures.
11. Consumer in Situations.
12. Decision Making I: Need Recognition and Search.
13. Decision Making II: Alternative Evaluation and Choice.
14. Consumption to Satisfaction.
15. Consumer Relationships.
16. Consumer and Marketing Misbehavior.

What's New

  • Overhaul of exhibits are featured throughout the text; stats and figures are updated.
  • Updated and changed box features include current topics that are being discussed in Consumer Behavior and related fields.
  • Updated images are included throughout the text; 40 percent or more of the photos have changed within each chapter.
  • Enhanced CourseMate allow you to track the progress of students and compare/contrast students' performance in class.
  • New trackable activities within Enhanced CourseMate include Drag and Drops, Fill-in-the-blanks, and Media Quizzes.

Learning Resource Bundles

Choose the textbook packaged with the resources that best meet your course and student needs. Contact your Learning Consultant for more information.

Print Option: Text + CourseMate, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card

ISBN-10: 1305597915  | ISBN-13: 9781305597914

List Price = $79.95  | CengageBrain Price = $79.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $60.00

This Bundle Includes:

  • CB7
    List Price = $79.95  | CengageBrain Price = $79.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $60.00
  • 4LTR Press Print Option Sticker
    List Price = $.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $.00


ePack: Text + LMS Integrated for CourseMate, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN-10:  1305934466  | ISBN-13:  9781305934467

List Price = $93.95  | CengageBrain Price = $93.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $69.96

This Bundle Includes:

  • CB7
    List Price = $79.95  | CengageBrain Price = $79.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $60.00
  • MindLink for CourseMate, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access
    List Price = $79.95  | CengageBrain Price = $79.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $79.95


Bundle: Text + CourseMate, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card

ISBN-10:  1337073806 | ISBN-13:  9781337073806

List Price = $79.95  | CengageBrain Price = $79.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $60.00

This Bundle Includes:

  • CB7
    List Price = $79.95  | CengageBrain Price = $79.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $60.00
  • LMS Integrated Sticker
    List Price = $.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $.00


Efficacy and Outcomes

Reviews

"Well written, good examples, students will buy it as it is priced reasonably. I cover every chapter."

— Jacqueline Eastman, Georgia Southern University

"I find the applied examples, videos and support materials very useful. CB covers the key theories, ideas and practices that I want to cover in my consumer behavior class."

— Mark Pritchard, Central Washington University

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Website  (ISBN-10: 1305501047 | ISBN-13: 9781305501041)

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305500318 | ISBN-13: 9781305500310)

Cengage Learning Testing powered by Cognero® is a flexible, online system that allows you to: import, edit, and manipulate content from the text's test bank or elsewhere, including your own favorite test questions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.

CourseMate, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305403282 | ISBN-13: 9781305403284)

CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook.

List Price = $79.95  | CengageBrain Price = $79.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $79.95

Student Supplements

CourseMate, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305403282 | ISBN-13: 9781305403284)

CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook.

List Price = $79.95  | CengageBrain Price = $79.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $79.95

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Barry J. Babin

Barry J. Babin has authored over 70 research publications in some of the most prestigious research periodicals, including the JOURNAL OF MARKETING, THE JOURNAL OF CONSUMER RESEARCH, THE JOURNAL OF BUSINESS RESEARCH, THE JOURNAL OF RETAILING, PSYCHOLOGICAL REPORTS, PSYCHOLOGY AND MARKETING, and THE JOURNAL OF THE ACADEMY OF MARKETING SCIENCE, among others. Babin is currently Max P. Watson, Jr., Professor of Business and chair of the department of marketing and analysis at Louisiana Tech University. He has won numerous honors for his research, including the Louis K. Brandt Faculty Research Award from the University of Southern Mississippi (on three occasions), the 1996 Society for Marketing Advances (SMA) Steven J. Shaw Award, the 1997 Omerre Deserres Award for Outstanding Contributions to Retail and Service Environment Research, and the Academy of Marketing Science’s Harold W. Berkman Distinguished Service Award. He is a former president of the Academy of Marketing Sciences and the Society of Marketing Advances, and he currently serves the marketing editor for the JOURNAL OF BUSINESS RESEARCH. Babin’s research focuses on the effect of the service environment in creating value for employees and customers. His expertise is in building and understanding value that leads to long-lasting, mutually beneficial relationships with employees and customers. His primary teaching specialties involve consumers and service quality, marketing research, and creative problem solving. A frequent international lecturer, he has presented in Australia, South Korea, France, Germany, New Zealand, South Africa, Canada, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.

Eric Harris

Dr. Eric Harris is Chair and Associate Professor in the Department of Management and Marketing at Pittsburg State University in Kansas. He holds BBA and MBA degrees from Pittsburg State University and a PhD from Oklahoma State University. Dr. Harris's professional and consulting experiences include work in sales management, healthcare marketing, and customer satisfaction assessment. He is actively engaged in research and has been published in the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, the Journal of Advertising, Psychology and Marketing, the Journal of Business Research, the Journal of Business and Psychology, the Journal of Personal Selling & Sales Management, and others. Dr. Harris also serves on the editorial review boards for the Journal of Business Research, the Journal of Marketing Theory and Practice, the Journal of Services Marketing, and Services Marketing Quarterly. He is Consulting Editor for the Journal of Managerial Issues and with Dr. Babin has coauthored a chapter in the Wiley International Encyclopedia of Marketing. Dr. Harris's research focuses primarily on personality issues pertaining to consumer and employee behavior, customer-contact personnel, customer orientation, and sales force goal orientations. He is affiliated with a number of professional associations, including the American Marketing Association, Academy of Marketing Science, Society of Marketing Advances, and Association of Collegiate Marketing Educators.