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The family business in tourism and hospitality.

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Description

This book with 12 chapters primarily aims to advance the study of family business within tourism and hospitality. Chapter 1 (introduction) addresses the questions of why study the family business, and its exact nature. In Chapter 2, family business is recognized as a distinct form of entrepreneurship. The critical issues of motivation and goals are examined in Chapter 3. Chapter 4 identifies and examines the meaning of success and failure for growing business, then, focuses on specific challenges and cause of failure. Chapter 5 examines key challenges and issues together with strategies and actions that are actually employed, or are recommended by experts, to achieve a healthy balance. Chapter 6-10 contain case studies of real family businesses in this industry, organized by sectors of the industry: farm-based; small hotels; resorts; tour companies; and attractions. A cross-case analysis to identify 30 key themes and commonalities is given in Chapter 11. Chapter 12 draws implications for research and theory, including an analysis of gaps in the tourism and hospitality literature pertaining to family business, and a set of detailed propositions that can be used to develop a theory.

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Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) The family business in tourism and hospitality. Introduction. Author(s): Getz, D. Carlsen, J. Morrison, A.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 21) Entrepreneurship and family business. Author(s): Getz, D. Carlsen, J. Morrison, A.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 41) Starting the family business. Author(s): Getz, D. Carlsen, J. Morrison, A.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 67) Sustaining and developing the family business. Author(s): Getz, D. Carlsen, J. Morrison, A.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 95) Balancing family and business through the life cycle. Author(s): Getz, D. Carlsen, J. Morrison, A.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 117) Farm-based family businesses. Author(s): Getz, D. Carlsen, J. Morrison, A.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 127) Family-owned and -operated small hotels. Author(s): Getz, D. Carlsen, J. Morrison, A.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 133) Family-owned nature-based resorts. Author(s): Getz, D. Carlsen, J. Morrison, A.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 145) Family-owned and -operated tour companies. Author(s): Getz, D. Carlsen, J. Morrison, A.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 153) Family-owned tourist attractions and wineries. Author(s): Getz, D. Carlsen, J. Morrison, A.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 161) Cross-case analysis. Author(s): Getz, D. Carlsen, J. Morrison, A.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 173) Implications for family businesses and tourism destinations. Author(s): Getz, D. Carlsen, J. Morrison, A.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 185) Implications for research and theory. Author(s): Getz, D. Carlsen, J. Morrison, A.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive, NW, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 1N4, Canada.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2004
  • ISBN
  • 9780851998084
  • Record Number
  • 20043073048