Information technology directors' efforts on innovation, integrated marketing communications and brand equity

Seyyed Amiri, Nader, Dastourian, Banafsheh, Foroudi, Pantea ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4000-7023 and Nankali, Alireza (2017) Information technology directors' efforts on innovation, integrated marketing communications and brand equity. The Bottom Line, 30 (4) . pp. 297-309. ISSN 0888-045X [Article] (doi:10.1108/BL-08-2017-0022)

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Abstract

Purpose – The main purpose of this study is to examine information directors in the area of communication activities related to innovation and marketing decisions in branding.

Design/methodology/approach – The study is quantitative and utilized structural equation modeling technique with the approach of minimum trivial squares for analyzing the data. 130 questionnaires were distributed among information technology directors in Tehran and they form the statistical population for the research.

Findings – The results suggested that innovation in integrated marketing communications has positively significant effect. In addition, both the variables of innovation and integrated marketing communications positively and significantly affect the three components of brand equity (namely, brand image, the perceived quality and brand loyalty).

Originality/value – Despite the growing acknowledgment the importance of innovation, integrated marketing communications and brand equity, however, there are few studies on the role and importance of information technology directors’ efforts on innovation, integrated marketing communications and brand equity.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > Business School
Item ID: 22418
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Depositing User: Pantea Foroudi
Date Deposited: 30 Aug 2017 09:19
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2021 18:29
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/22418

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