The tension between strategy and execution: Challenge for International advertising research.

The primary 'international advertising' topic over the past five decades is the question of whether, and to what degree, advertising can and should be standardized. This article begins with a discussion of the cumulative findings of this stream of research, followed by a look at major theories that have been applied to international advertising research, with a special focus on the application of culture's use as a conceptual basis for advertising studies. An exploration of the recent trend toward considering advertising in the context of global branding strategies is followed by a discussion of methodological issues in international advertising research, focusing on problems that have been identified and 'best practices' for researchers in overcoming these problems.

Main Author: Ford, John.
Other Authors: Mueller, Barbara., Taylor, Charles., Hollis, Nigel.
Format: Villanova Faculty Authorship
Language: English
Published: 2011
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