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Title:
New product forecasting : an applied approach
Author:
Kahn, Kenneth B.
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Publication Information:
Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, Inc., [2006]

©2006
Physical Description:
xviii, 157 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Foundations of applied new product forecasting -- Introduction to applied new product forecasting -- Clarifying the terminology of product, service, or offering -- A new product forecasting directive -- Beginning the new product forecasting endeavor -- Types of new product estimates -- New product planning versus new product forecasting -- Types of new products -- New product forecasting techniques -- New product forecasting strategy : linking techniques to type of new product -- Key concepts -- Discussion questions -- New product development and new product forecasting: process and structure -- The new product development process -- Using teams to structure new product development -- The new product forecasting process -- Assumptions management -- S & OP and new product forecasting -- Key concepts -- Discussion questions -- New product forecasting techniques -- Judgmental new product forecasting techniques -- Jury of executive opinion -- Sales force composite -- Scenario analysis -- Delphi method -- Assumptions-based modeling -- Using assumptions-based models to identify critical assumptions and examine risk -- Decision trees -- Markov process model -- Key concepts -- Discussion questions -- Customer/market research techniques for new product forecasting -- Concept testing -- Product use testing -- Market testing -- Conjoint analysis -- Quality function deployment -- The kano model -- Key concepts -- Discussion questions -- Time series techniques for new product forecasting -- Looks-like analysis (analogous forecasting) -- Diffusion modeling -- Composite curve approach -- Key concepts -- Discussion questions -- Regression analysis for new product forecasting -- Correlation -- Regression analyses -- Final comments on regression analyses -- Key concepts -- Discussion questions -- Managerial considerations for applied new product forecasting -- Special topics in new product forecasting -- Understanding the launch phenomenon -- The launch cycle -- Prelaunch preparation : launch control protocol -- Launch tracking and the launch scorecard -- Special new product forecasting issues -- Key concepts -- Discussion questions -- New product forecasting benchmarks -- Review of literature on new product forecasting practices -- New product forecasting benchmarks -- Final observations -- Implications for your company's new product forecasting process -- Key concepts -- Discussion questions.
ISBN:
9780765616098

9780765616104
Format :
Book