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An exploration of the role of the construct of control in expansion strategy of hotel chains: A multiple-case study
(Virginia Tech, 2008-03-17)
The purpose of this study is to explore the management of expansion strategy in the hotel industry using the control approach as presented in the literature of organizational theory. This integration illustrates that the ...
A Determination of Interpersonal Interaction Expectations in International Buyer-Seller Relationships
(Virginia Tech, 2000-03-24)
Relationship/collaborative selling, as opposed to traditional, transaction oriented selling, stresses the need to form relationships with prospects and customers across all stages of the buyer-seller relationship (Jolson, ...
An Empirical Investigation of Corporate Entrepreneurship Intensity within the Casual Dining Restaurant Segment
(Virginia Tech, 2003-03-29)
The purpose of this study was to identify the perception and relationships between corporate entrepreneurship (CE) practices and management performance. The use of Morris and Kuratkoâ s (2002) Corporate Entrepreneurship ...
Molecular Characterization of Animal Strains of Hepatitis E Virus (HEV): Avian HEV and Swine HEV
(Virginia Tech, 2004-12-01)
Hepatitis E virus (HEV), the causative agent of hepatitis E, is an important public health concern in many developing countries. It mainly infects young adults and has a mortality of up to 25% in pregnant women. Although ...
Exploring the Minds of Sex Tourists: The Psychological Motivation of Liminal People
(Virginia Tech, 2006-04-14)
Sex tourism is one of the world's most controversial industries. While it generates tremendous revenue to the sex tourism destinations, the industry has been condemned as the two main reasons trafficking of women and ...
The Customer's Path to Loyalty: A Partial Test of the Relationships of Prior Experience, Justice, and Customer Satisfaction
(Virginia Tech, 2002-04-23)
The service sector is the fastest growing segment of the economy, responsible for 75% of the GNP, and still growing. Its success is important to the global economy. Nonetheless, throughout the 20-year evolution of services ...
Pamplin, Spring 2007
(Virginia Tech, 2007)
The Spring 2007 issue of the Pamplin College of Business magazine.
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