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Small business development and tourism: Terra incognita?
This paper argues that the relationship between tourism and small business remains terra incognita because much of the existing research is published in diverse sources and fails to explicitly contribute to methodological ...
Material World : the Myth of the Weightless Economy
The task I have set myself in this essay is to re-embody cyberspace: to try to make visible the material components of this virtual world. In this, I find myself rather oddly positioned. Having been arguing for over two ...
A Comparison of the behaviour and motivations of domestic and international young tourists
(University of Hertfordshire, 1999)
This paper compares the motivations of young, British, international and domestic tourists, and how they behave during their vacations. The research was located in Torquay, on the Southwest coast of England, and Cala Millor, ...
Speaking of Complexity in Management Theory and Practice
This paper describes a complexity perspective on organizational life by drawing on three distinctive sources. First, we describe the way different natural scientists talk of their work in simulating complex dynamical ...
Strategic change in public services: a productivity and performance perspective
Productivity and performance measurements in public services are reviewed. A public performance index (PPI) is developed. The relationship of productivity to outcomes is examined. The strategic importance of social ...
Managerialism and Professionalism in the Cinderella Service
As a result of the process of incorporation following the Further and Higher Education Act of 1992, Cityshire College, a large further education college left the jurisdiction of the local authority and gained greater ...
Buyer/Supplier Partnering in British Industry : The Automotive and Telecommunications Sectors
Practitioners and academics in the fields of marketing and purchasing management share an interest in the effective management of inter‐firm buyer‐seller relationships. Buyer/supplier partnering has been advocated as an ...