Stephen Vargo

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Stephen Vargo
Born Stephen Vargo
Nationality American
Education Ph.D. from University of Oklahoma
Occupation Professor
Employer University of Hawaii
Title Professor of Marketing
Website www.sdlogic.net

Stephen L. Vargo, Ph.D is a Shidler Distinguished Professor and Professor of Marketing at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa. He has an MS degree in social psychology and a Ph.D. in Marketing. He has held visiting positions at the University of Maryland, College Park the University of California, Riverside, and the University of Auckland. Prior to entering academics, he had a career in entrepreneurial business and has consulted for a variety of major national, regional, and local corporations and governmental agencies.

Research[edit]

Professor Vargo’s primary areas of research are marketing theory and thought, service dominant logic (marketing), and consumers’ evaluative reference scales. He has had articles published in the Journal of Marketing, the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, the Journal of Service Research, the Journal of Retailing, the Journal of Macromarketing, and other major marketing journals and books, including, The Service Dominant Logic of Marketing: Dialog, Debate, and Directions, which he co-edited.

Editorial Positions[edit]

Professor Vargo currently serves on the editorial review boards of the Journal of Marketing, the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Journal of Service Research, the Australasian Marketing Journal, and the Journal of Service Management and Service Science. He has also served as co-editor of a special issue of the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, as well as editor of special issues in other leading journals such as European Journal of Marketing and Marketing Theory.

Awards[edit]

Professor Vargo has been awarded the Best Article of the Year Award by the Australia and New Zealand Marketing Academy, the Harold H. Maynard Award by the American Marketing Association for ‘significant contribution to marketing theory and thought’ and the Sheth Foundation Award for ‘long-term contribution to the field of marketing’. His 2004 article with Robert Lusch in the Journal of Marketing, “Evolving to a New Dominant Logic for Marketing,” is the most-cited marketing article published in the last 10 years.

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References[edit]

  • Vargo, Stephen L. and Lusch, Robert F. (2004) ‘Evolving to a New Dominant Logic for Marketing’, Journal of Marketing 68 (January): 1 – 17.
  • Vargo, Stephen L. and Lusch, Robert F. (2008) “Service-Dominant Logic: Continuing the Evolution,” Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science 36, 1-10.
  • Vargo, Stephen L. and Lusch, Robert F. (2011) “It's all B2B…and beyond: Toward a systems perspective of the market,” Industrial Marketing Management 40, 181-187.