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Productivity in the Hotel Industry
(Directorate of Academic Affairs at ARROW@DIT, 1994-01-01)
Productivity in the hotel industry is becoming increasingly significant as labor costs arise. Since the hotel industry is labour-intensive, its profitability depends on the success achieved in making good, productive use ...
Strategic issues in sustainable development
(Virginia Tech, 1994-04-12)
The paradigm of sustainable development has moved center-stage in the development community and strategies for achieving sustainable development are proliferating. However, the capacity of institutions to support sustainable ...
Consumer involvement in ethnic restaurants : a measure of satisfaction/dissatisfaction
(Virginia Tech, 1993-12-15)
<p>The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether consumer orientation (active/passive) and psychological involvement (attitude, opinion, belief, and behavioral intention) affect satisfaction when dining in an ...
Development of a framework for identification of political environmental issues faced by multinational hotel chains in newly industrialized countries in Asia
(Virginia Tech, 1992-04-05)
<p>The primary/objective of this study was to develop a framework for identification of political environmental issues faced by multinational hotel chains in newly industrialized countries in Asia. To accomplish the objective, ...
Critical success factors of lodging yield management systems : an empirical study
(Virginia Tech, 1994-08-01)
<p>The primary objective of this research effort was to examine the relationships between successful lodging yield management systems and controllable independent variables in the form of critical success factors (CSFs). ...
Hospitality curriculum :a comparative assessment based on ACPHA standards
(Virginia Tech, 1994)
The Restaurant Industry: Business Cycles, Strategic Financial Practices, Economic Indicators, and Forecasting
(Virginia Tech, 1999-03-26)
<p>The essential characteristic of the future is uncertainty. A basic feature of the economy, and life in general, is that decisions are made under conditions of uncertainty-the future is unknowable. Having reliable ...
Controlling the conflict-of-interest in management buyouts
(MIT Press, 1994-08)
A controversial aspect of the management buyouts that were popular throughout the 1980s is the potential for a conflict of interest to arise when a manager bids to acquire the firm he manages. This study examines 184 ...
BUILD MORE SALES THROUGH PUBLIC SPEAKING
ECOSERV :an examination of the service quality expectations of the ecotourists
(Virginia Tech, 1996-12-05)
<p>The concept of service quality is gaining global importance in hospitality/tourism industry, and ecotourism is regarded as one of its fastest growing segment. The main objective of this study was to examine the relationship ...