Theoretical and philosophical implications of postmodern debates: some challenges to modern marketing

A. Fuat Fırat, Nikhilesh Dholakia
2006 Marketing Theory  
Buffeted by the twin forces of postmodern cultural shifts and momentous technological developments, the conceptual structure of marketing that had crystallized during the 1960s and 1970s is being strained. This article analyses the impact of postmodernism and of new information technologies on the conceptual foundations of marketing. Six main areas of challenge are identified. Cases that illustrate the technology-driven cultural shifts, affecting the very foundation of marketing, are presented.
doi:10.1177/1470593106063981 fatcat:dc6mplgxend45iwbgyoot6tpje