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Does corporate growth really matter in the restaurant industry? [Summary]
(Virginia Tech, 2007-03)
In this study, the authors hypothesize that growth strategies are not necessarily always performance-enhancing strategies that are sustainable. This is contrary to what industry managers tend to believe to be the outcome ...
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. ...
Pamplin, Spring 2007
(Virginia Tech, 2007)
The Spring 2007 issue of the Pamplin College of Business magazine.
Pamplin, Fall 2007
(Virginia Tech, 2007)
The Fall 2007 issue of the Pamplin College of Business magazine.
Seven Habits of Highly Effective Hotel Sales People
(Hospitality Net, 2007)
In reality, a sales position bears its own challenge and responsibilities to the property. Sales have the primary responsibility to generate room revenues for the property i.e. building occupancy in low demand periods and ...
Spline function smooth support vector machine for classification
(American Institute of Mathematical Sciences, 2007-08)
This paper presents a duality theory for solving concave minimization problem and nonconvex quadratic programming problem subjected to nonlinear inequality constraints. By use of the canonical dual transformation developed ...
Do hotel managers have sufficient financial skills to help them manage their areas?
(International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 2007)
Purpose – The purpose of this article is to investigate whether managers in hotels have sufficient financial skills to help them effectively manage their areas, within the context of a changing industry. Design/methodol ...
Expectations of working relationships in international buyer–seller relationships: Development of a relationship continuum scale [Summary]
(Virginia Tech, 2007-07-23)
This study is an attempt to develop a scale to measure expectations of buyer-seller working relationships on a cross-cultural basis in the hospitality industry. The focus is on North American and Asian hotel salespeople. ...