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More on the Purpose-Driven vs. Cultural Leadership Debate

The conversation on cultural leadership continues.  Below is a follow-up to brand strategist Peter Spear's response to my post on why purpose-driven marketing is not cultural leadership. Peter, thanks for your thoughtful response. I really appreciate the chance to have this dialogue. Let's dive in. First, was the Dove Campaign...

/ April 9, 2013

Why Purpose-Driven Marketing Is Not Cultural Leadership

Purpose- or values-driven marketing is turning into the hot idea of late.  Here's how the NY Times described it: Purpose marketing, also called pro-social marketing, advertising for good and conscious capitalism, woos consumers with information about the values, behavior and beliefs of the companies that sell the products. The goal...

/ April 7, 2013