The role of research staff in marketing communication at the Institute of Logistics and Warehousing

Aleksander NiemczykThe aim of this article is to present the findings of studies conducted on the activity of scientific research staff in the scope of marketing communication conducted by the Institute of Logistics and Warehousing. The author presents the activities of scientific research staff at the Institute of Logistics and Warehousing in the field of marketing communication. They serve to propagate information on the competencies of the research institute among potential business partners, solicit new projects and maintain good relationships with present clients. The studies presented in this paper were conducted on selected managers of one of the product lines (electromagnetic … Czytaj więcej »

Marketing management of a non-public university

2005 was the peak year for the university sector.Nearly 2 million students attended Polish universities, and the favourable trend has continued uninterrupted for 15 years.Such a high demand for knowledge also resulted in a strong growth in the number of universities.However, since 2006 the number of students has begun to fall, and taking into account the demographic data it should be assumed that this trend will continue in the years to come.

Research conducted for the Ministry of Science and Higher Education indicates that the methods of university management in Poland are outdated in comparison with global solutions.This is because … Czytaj więcej »

Determinants in the marketing of a research and scientific institution

Nowadays, the fact that a participant of any product market conducts marketing activities comes as no surprise. In fact it’s surprising only if a participant doesn’t use any tools from the rich array of marketing instruments. However, what is very important and requires great knowledge and experience from a market participant is the preparation of a set of market values defining clearly the goals of his activities on the market. These values should be accompanied by a properly matched company strategy (including marketing strategy) allowing the achievement of these values, as well as implementation of the strategy appropriate for the … Czytaj więcej »

Gamification and games, their potential for application in marketing strategies

The goal of this paper is to present the functioning of one of the latest marketing trends known as gamification, the analysis of games used in gamification systems in terms of their structure and mechanisms, as well as transferring gamification and games to the area of marketing activities. Gamification is the application of the structure and mechanics of games (points, rewards, levels, challenges, trophies) to the real world, in order to boost the engagement of users, change their behaviour and solve problems of various kinds. Only by achieving a high level of user engagement can we guarantee adequate growth of … Czytaj więcej »

The significance of marketing for the development of research and development institutions

The contemporary market is subject to continuous, dynamic development and change. To a large extent, it is formed by the processes of globalization which naturally boost competition between companies, institutes and universities, forcing them to apply marketing management to their activities. The goal of such action is not only to attract attention or exist on the market, but also to facilitate commercial activity, building strong relations with clients and as a consequence, achieving success. Growth of competitiveness of services on the market has made marketing into an indicator which to a large extent determines the success or failure of both … Czytaj więcej »

A university’s brand in the contemporary world

A strong brand is synonymous with a company’s successful performance. At the same time it bears testimony to the high quality of the service (or product) offered by the company, be it a car maker, a food producer or a higher education institution. Brands function at subliminal levels of consumer perception. This causes the client to respond to a product or service purchase in an emotional way, often ignoring its price. The client perceives a brand as a synonym of luxury, which symbolizes a certain economic status, a key that opens the door to a given societal sphere. From the … Czytaj więcej »

Marketing automation processes as a way to improve contemporary marketing of a company

The main aim of this article is to identify the possibilities which are given to contemporary companies thanks to the usage of processes included in marketing automation system. This publication deals with the key aspects of this issue. Its shows how the importance of the organization changes, how its value increases, as a result of using the tools which are provided by the processes included in the concept of marketing automation. This article defines the factors and processes which influence an effective course of actions taken as a part of marketing automation. Because the concept of marketing automation is a … Czytaj więcej »