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Internal environment, organizational form and their impact on financial performance of hotel chains
(Virginia Tech, 1994-08-14)
The primary objective of this study was to investigate the relationship between internal environment, organizational form, and financial performance in hotel chains. Using a contingency framework, this study investigated ...
An Exploratory Study of the Relationship Between Healthy-Living and Travel Behavior
(Virginia Tech, 1999-07-15)
In the field of travel and tourism, scholars with interest in consumer behavior studies have explored different variables and linked them with the individual's behavior. Variables such as destination image, environmental ...
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 ...
An Investigation of the Relationships between Diversity Management Training Involement with the Personal Inputs and Outputs of Managers in the Lodging Industry
(Virginia Tech, 1999-04-18)
An Investigation of the Relationships between Diversity Management Training Involvement with the Personal Inputs and Outputs of Managers in the Lodging Industry. LaChelle Rachel Wilborn Committee Chair: Pamela A. ...
BUILD MORE SALES THROUGH PUBLIC SPEAKING
An Investigation of Factors Affecting the Quality of the Relationship between Franchisee and Franchisor and its Impact on Franchisee's Performance, Satisfaction, and Commitment: A Study of the Restaurant Franchise System
(Virginia Tech, 1999-04-23)
The growth of franchising has been an important trend in the hospitality industry, since it was introduced into the restaurant sector by Howard Johnsons in the 1930s. In recent years, because of intense competition quick ...
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 ...
A study of situational variables in an organizational marketing scenario
(Virginia Tech, 1993-01-01)
This study examined whether situational variables influence members of the buying center when deriving an evoked set in an organizational buying scenario.
A Model for the Development and Implementation of Core Competencies in Restaurant Companies for Superior Financial Performance
(Virginia Tech, 1998-06-08)
The purpose of this study was to identify whether firms that implement and develop core competencies perform significantly better than firms that do not. A model of core competency implementation and development in ...
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 ...