He has published over 60 books in marketing including the 15th edition of Marketing Management, the world’s most read book with this title. His latest two books are Confronting Democracy: Real Solutions for a Troubled Economic System (AMACOM 2015) and Democracy in Decline: Rebuilding its Future (Sage 2016). He has published over one hundred and fifty articles in leading journals, several of which have received best-article awards. Philip Kotler has also received 24 honorary degrees.
Philip Kotler’s achievement awards include “Marketer of the Year,” (1995) from the Sales and Marketing Executives International (SMEI). In 2011, he was given the title of being a Legend in Marketing; in 2012, he was #1 on the Management A-List of Academics; in 2013 he became the first recipient of the William L. Wilkie American Marketing Association Foundation’s “Marketing for a Better World” Award for significant contributions to marketing theory and practice. Also in 2013, he was inducted in the Management Hall of Fame; also in 2013, he became the first recipient of the Sheth Foundation Medal for Exceptional Contribution to Marketing Scholarship and Practice.