Applied Marketing Research Group (AMRG)
Find out about the Applied Marketing Research Group based in the Faculty of Business and Law at UWE Bristol.
The Applied Marketing Research Group (AMRG) exists to foster working relationships with external organisations with the aim of collaborating in areas of marketing and customer engagement.
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Alan Tapp, Professor of Marketing at Bristol Business School, UWE Bristol, is currently advising local government on how behavioural science and social marketing theory can be applied in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In February 2021, Professor Tapp was briefed by South Gloucestershire Council Public Health & Wellbeing Division, and Public Health Dorset which serves … Continue reading "Applying behaviour change techniques to the COVID-19 pandemic"
Professor Tim Hughes’s experience of playing and performing blues music got him thinking about how an individual’s happiness or subjective well-being is often co-created with many other people. Given a long-term interest in co-creation of value Tim, together with Associate Professor Mario Vafeas, have recently been examining co-creation of happiness as an area that is … Continue reading "Playing the blues- the cocreation of happiness"
In the recent furore around Cambridge Analytica’s political marketing, much of the attention focused on ethics. Yet, the company’s approach was based on some really interesting academic studies examining differences in consumers’ personality traits. There are many ways of describing a person – or in marketing terms ‘a consumer’. Often we use demographic descriptors such … Continue reading "Why personality matters"
In a survey I conducted a few years ago, I was keen to discover what agencies thought about the quality of the briefing process. The results were disconcerting, though not surprising. For example, asked to score the statement ‘Clients are good at writing briefs’, with 7 as strongly agree and 1 as strongly disagree, the … Continue reading "Successful Client-Agency Briefing: Mission impossible?"