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    • CHAPTER 11 Product Planning
    • Special Topics International issues Public Policy issues Intellectual Property issues
    • International Issues Product design for international markets Management of global product development
    • Product Design for International Five main strategies  Straight extension – no change to the product  Communication adaptation – same product, only change the promotion aspects (color, language, name) – read examples page 206!  Product adaptation – adapting a product to meet local conditions  Dual adaptation – altering both communication and product  Product invention – new product for the local market
    • International Considerations Different culture and language Lens of company’s culture may alter their view Five themes to consider  Time – perception differs across cultures  Space – personal space, being alone or in groups  Things – belongings, gifts  Friendships – personal relationships  Agreements – the way contracts are executed
    • Global Teams A quarter of new product development teams are global in nature Language or physical location challenges Generation of trust among team members
    • Public Policy Issues Product liability Environmental concerns Product/service performance Morality Other public policy issues
    • Product Liability Vulnerability of the company to litigation due to risks that the product contains  Product design  Manufacturing defects  Adequate instructions  After-use dangers Legal bases  Negligence - Strict liability  Warranty - Misrepresentation
    • Environmental Concerns Raw materials and processes in manufacture of the product Disposal of products at the end of their life EU particularly aggressive in this area
    • Product/Service Performance Assurance that a product will perform as specified Quality control and quality assurance programs Recall programs
    • Morality “Sin” products – cigarettes, alcohol, guns Different cultures have different restrictions and biases regarding “sin” products and types of advertising for them
    • Other Public Policy Issues Politics, economic conditions, and media Congressional hearings on HMO’s Shifting value of the dollar relative to other currencies Media coverage of specific products or categories may unfavorably raise awareness of potential problems
    • Intellectual Property The knowledge of a company Can sometimes be protected by patent, trademark, or copyright Different standards in different countries Can’t patent a service
    • Patents Seven categories that can be patented  An art or process or method of doing something  A machine  A manufactured product  A composition of matter  A new or useful improvement of the above  A new variety of plant  A design of a product – a particular pattern, form, or contour of a product Patent application has a petition, a specification, and an oath
    • Trademark and Copyright A trademark is a unique design identifying that company from another, and lasts for 20 years (can be renewed) A copyright protects original works of authorship, and lasts for the author’s life plus 50 years