About the Book
Pharmaceutical Marketing is comprehensive in its coverage and versatile in its treatment. The style is refreshingly simple, direct and reader-friendly. The focus of the book is clearly and sharply on practice, on applications, and on hands-on experience. The book is divided into three parts : Part One : The Big Picture, paints before the reader what it promises – the big picture of the Indian pharmaceutical market and an overview of the industry including a brief historical perspective. Part Two : Nine ‘P’s, goes beyond Mega-marketing, and Maxi-marketing. Understanding the Nine ‘P’s – Product, Price, Place, Promotion, Personal Selling, Prescription, Policy, Public Relations and Power – is indeed crucial for creating and executing successful strategies in pharmaceutical marketing. Part Three : Key Success Factors, provides meaningful insights into Managaing New Products, towards achieving Excellence in Marketing, sharpening the Winning Edge, Corporate Score Board and GMP. Experiential Insights: There are over seventy case studies discussed throughout the book showing how some companies have successfully applied the enduring, the innovative marketing concepts and reaped rich dividends and some others have paid dearly for not exploiting the opportunities lying at their door step.
Part One : The Big Picture 1. The Indian Pharmaceutical Industry : An Overview, 2. The Pharmaceutical Market Part Two : Nine ‘P’s 3. The Product, 4. The Price, 5. The Place, 6. Promotion, 7. Personal Selling, 8. The Prescription, 9. Policy, 10. Public Relation, 11. Power Part Three : Key Success Factors 12. Managing New Products, 13. Winning Game Plans, 14. Towards Excellence in Marketing, 15. The Winning Edge, 16. Corporate Scoreboard, 17. GMP, 18. A Look into the Crystal Ball
About the Author
Subba Rao Chaganti has over thirty-six years of rich and varied experience covering all facets and the whole gamut of pharmaceutical marketing and management right from pharmaceutical selling, sales management, brand management, marketing management, strategic planning, training and development, marketing and advertising, research consultancy and general management. Work experience spans both domestic and international marketing, and domestic and multinational sectors. He is presently an adjunct Professor at Gitam Institute of Foreign Trade, Visakhaptnam and a visiting Professor at the School of Management, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad and a Program Director at the Strategic Mangement Consultancy firm, ENHANCE.