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, Ramani A t P, Kulkarni A D
Published in Emerald Publishing
2018
Volume: 34
   
Issue: 1
Pages: 39 - 48
Abstract

Purpose This paper aims to provide an opportunity to study organization buying behavior, specifically buying and selling in the B2B context. The case demonstrates the need to understand the expectations of the buyer’s decision-making unit and the challenges involved in acquiring and retaining customers based on the articulated value proposition of the product. The case also provides an opportunity to explore the critical issues related to an organization’s buying process, while emphasizing on the importance of customer relationship management and the challenges involved in sales conversion. Design/methodology/approach The case is a filed-based study that aims to provide insight on differences between buying and selling in B2B & B2C and an understanding on customer value proposition in B2B buying context. Findings The case provides a comprehensive overview on the key role of decision-making units and decision-making process in B2B context. Originality/value This is an India-specific field-based case study on B2B selling situation. The case provides a framework on salesperson B2B selling approach, techniques and skills in view of the changing business selling environment in the age of technologically advanced digital world.

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JournalData powered by TypesetJournal of Business & Industrial Marketing
PublisherData powered by TypesetEmerald Publishing
ISSN0885-8624
Open AccessNo