Handbook on the Experience Economy

Jon Sundbo (Editor), Flemming Sørensen (Editor)

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Abstract

This illuminating Handbook presents the state-of-the-art in the scientific field of experience economy studies. It offers a rich and varied collection of contributions that discuss different issues of crucial importance for our understanding of the experience economy. Each chapter reflects diverse scientific viewpoints from disciplines including management, mainstream economics and sociology to provide a comprehensive overview. The Handbook is divided into three subsections to explore progression in the scientific field of experience economy studies. The first section focuses on fundamental debates surrounding the nature and importance of the experience economy. The second section presents more specific topics including innovation, networks and the design of experiences. Finally, the last section explores issues such as cultural events, cuisine, theatre and video games. Moreover, the Handbook gives an insight into how receivers react to experiential elements of experience economy studies. An innovative presentation of experience economics, this is a remarkable collection of new theory and analyses. This book will prove an invaluable resource to researchers and students in management, marketing, psychology and economics
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCheltenham
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing
Number of pages496
ISBN (Print)978 1 78100 421 0
Publication statusPublished - 2013
SeriesElgar original reference

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Sundbo, J., & Sørensen, F. (Eds.) (2013). Handbook on the Experience Economy. Edward Elgar Publishing. Elgar original reference