Fundamentals of selling : customers for life through service / Charles M. Futrell, Texas A & M University.
By: Futrell, Charles M.Material type: BookPublisher: New Delhi : McGraw-Hill (India), 2010Edition: 10th ed.Description: xxxv, 651 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9780077861018 (hardback : alk. paper); 0077861019 (alk. paper); 9780070706569; 0070706565.Subject(s): Selling | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Sales & SellingDDC classification: 658.85 Other classification: BUS058000 Online resources: Publisher description | Table of contents only
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 603-607) and index.
Machine generated contents note: Part 1: Selling as a Profession Chapter 1: The Life, Times, and Career of the Professional SalespersonChapter 2: Relationship Marketing: Where Personal Selling FitsChapter 3: Ethics First... Then Customer RelationshipsPart 2: Preparation for Relationship Selling Chapter 4: The Psychology of Selling: Why People BuyChapter 5: Communication for Relationship Building: It's Not All TalkChapter 6: Sales Knowledge: Customers, Products, TechnologiesPart 3: The Relationship Selling Process Chapter 7: Prospecting - The Lifeblood of SellingChapter 8: Planning the Sales Call Is a MustChapter 9: Carefully Select Which Sales Presentation Method to UseChapter 10: Begin Your Presentation StrategicallyChapter 11: Elements of a Great Sales PresentationChapter 12: Welcome Your Prospect's ObjectionsChapter 13: Closing Begins the RelationshipChapter 14: Service and Follow-Up for Customer RetentionPart 4: Managing Yourself, Your Career, and OthersChapter 15: Time, Territory, and Self-Management: Keys to SuccessChapter 16: Planning, Staffing, and Training Successful SalespeopleChapter 17: Motivation, Compensation, Leadership, and Evaluation of SalespeopleAppendix A: Sales Call Role-PlaysAppendix B: Personal Selling Experiential ExercisesAppendix C: Comprehensive Sales CasesAppendix D: Selling Globally.
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