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Measuring Perceived Quality of Training in the Hospitality Industry
(Virginia Tech, 2001-04-25)
To explore the viability of a new training evaluation criteria, theories from the areas of service, adult education, and training, were combined to form a model of Perceived Quality of Training and Transfer. Operating ...
Consumer satisfaction and dissatisfaction in tourism as related to destination image perception
(Virginia Tech, 1990-12-06)
The primary objective of this study was to investigate the relationship between travel destination image and the tourist satisfaction/dissatisfaction. Using the evaluative congruity theory framework, this study focused ...
The interplay of elements affecting host community resident attitudes toward tourism: a path analytic approach
(Virginia Tech, 1994-04-15)
Recent research in the field of tourism has demonstrated that the endorsement of the indigenous population is essential for the development, successful operation and sustainability of tourism. Achieving the goal of favorable ...
The Restaurant Industry: Business Cycles, Strategic Financial Practices, Economic Indicators, and Forecasting
(Virginia Tech, 1999-03-26)
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 guidelines ...
Sustainability, Empowerment, and Resident Attitudes toward Tourism: Developing and Testing the Resident Empowerment through Tourism Scale (RETS)
(Virginia Tech, 2013-09-17)
Research on resident attitudes towards tourism and sustainability are two of the most ubiquitous and important topics within tourism research. This study sought to contribute to these fields of research in four specific ...
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 ...
An empirical study of the relationship between restaurant image and customer loyalty
(Virginia Tech, 1995)
A Causal Model of Linkages between Environment and Organizational Structure, and Its Performance Implications in International Service Distribution: An Empirical Study of Restaurant and Hotel Industry
(Virginia Tech, 2005-04-14)
This research develops and tests a model of the service unit ownership and control patterns used by international service companies. The main purpose of this study is to investigate trivariate causal relationships among ...
Exploring the Impacts of Service Guarantee Strategy in the Casual Restaurant Sector
(Virginia Tech, 2006-12-05)
This study examined the impacts of service guarantees in terms of consumers' perceived risks, loyalty, and word-of-mouth intent in the casual dining restaurant segment. In addition, the study investigated what type of ...