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The Moderating Role of the Industry Structure on the Causal Relationships between Remote Risks, Task Risks, and Industry Performance: Empirical Study of the U.S. Casual Theme Restaurant Industry
(Virginia Tech, 2007-12-10)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the concepts of remote and task risks in relation to the structure of the casual theme restaurant industry, and to examine the performance consequences of their relationships. ...
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 ...
Timing of Strategy Choice: An Exploration of Industry Cycle, Strategy Choice, and Performance
(Virginia Tech, 2011-07-07)
This study focuses on cyclical behavior in the restaurant industry, types of strategy choices made by the casual dining industry, and the use of the industry cycle to make a timing decision of strategy choice. The main ...
Consumer Evaluation of a Vertical Brand Extension in the Lodging Industry: Relationships among Brand Trust, Band Loyalty, Brand Distance, and Brand Extension
(Virginia Tech, 2013-04-24)
Vertical brand extensions have been used as popular strategies in the lodging industry. Research on brand extension that is related with brand trust and brand loyalty has been useful in making brand extensions successful. ...
Examining the Effects of Bundling Strategies on Travelers' Value Perception and Purchase Intention of a Vacation Package
(Virginia Tech, 2009-05-28)
The offer of vacation packages is a marketing tool called bundling, selling at least two separate products at one single price (Guiltinan, 1987). Sellers adopt bundling strategies in order to sell more at lower costs, to ...
Work family conflict and its job consequences: From attitudes to behaviors to the bottom-line
(Virginia Tech, 2010-09-10)
This study examines the relationships of work family conflict with job related consequences. Although past studies related work family conflict to different types of job outcomes, little is known regarding its impact on ...
An Investigation into Considerations for the Design of IS to Improve the Utility of the Use of the Co-alignment Model: An Integration of Strategy and IT as A Coordination Strategy Framework - A Case Study of Virginia Beach
(Virginia Tech, 2004-07-20)
As competition has changed and made the environment more dynamic and complex for the hospitality and tourism industry, the concept of strategic management has become more important. However, under the force driving change ...
The intention to purchase a night's stay in a hotel: an empirical test of the Hines' model of responsible environmental behavior
(Virginia Tech, 1994-05-05)
This study was approached with a desire to move forward the body of knowledge concerning environmental research as it pertains to the hospitality industry. The endeavor was undertaken with the belief that concern and ...
Predicting business failure in the hospitality industry: an application of logit model
(Virginia Tech, 1994-06-07)
A case study: creating and sustaining competitive advantage through an information technology application in the lodging industry
(Virginia Tech, 1996-09-26)
The use of information technology (IT) is becoming an essential component within the commercial sector. While large number of companies have adopted IT applications to achieve competitive advantage, and number of studies ...