Marketing is the combination of all the activities of a company that are associated with buying and selling a product or service. It includes advertising, selling, delivering products to people. It is a management process through which goods and services move from concept to the customer.
It includes four elements termed as the 4 P's of marketing namely identification that includes selection and development of a product, Determination of its price, Selection of a distribution channel to reach the customer's place and development and implementation of a promotional strategy. It includes the process for creating, communicating, delivering, and exchanging offerings that have value for the customers, clients, partners, and society at large.
High-impact journals are those considered to be highly influential in their respective fields. The impact factor of journal provides quantitative assessment tool for grading, evaluating, sorting and comparing journals of similar kind. It reflects the average number of citations to recent articles published in science and social science journals in a particular year or period, and is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field. It is first devised by Eugene Garfield, the founder of the Institute for Scientific Information. The impact factor of a journal is evaluated by dividing the number of current year citations to the source items published in that journal during the previous two years.
Last date updated on September, 2014