Is Marketing an Art or a Science?
Some marketing observers maintain that good marketing is something that is more than anything an art and does not lend itself to rigorous analysis and deliberation. Others strongly disagree and contend that marketing is a highly disciplined function that shares much in common with other business disciplines. Take a position: Marketing is largely an artistic exercise and therefore highly subjective versus marketing is largely a scientific exercise with well-established guidelines and criteria.
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