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Cover for Tourism to less developed countries: the social consequences.

This chapter discusses tourism's possible social consequences in less developed countries and relates these to social problems, as perceived by key actors in the continued tension between tradition and modernity. The chapter focuses on economic and social institutions which are exposed, changed or...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245899)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Skills required.

This chapter outlines the competencies necessary for successful farm management. Obvious areas are skills such as accurate observation, and an ability to forecast or anticipate outcomes following specified decisions. These and other competencies are reviewed using farmers' views. The chapter also...

Author(s)
Nuthall, P. L.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240733)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Strategic thinking in tourism.

This chapter introduces the nascent issue of strategic thinking in tourism. There is an initial section on the meaning of management. The chapter then delves into the changing fortunes of strategic planning as well as into the underpinnings of systems thinking. Sense and respond systems, strategic...

Author(s)
Vargas-Sánchez, A.; Moutinho, L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390240)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for New technology, cognitive bias and ethical tensions in entrepreneurial commercialization: the case of CRISPR.

This chapter re-examines James et al.'s (International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing (2016) 8, 170-195) concepts of complexity and novelty and their associated cognitive biases within the context of the commercialization of the CRISPR genome-editing technology. It highlights propositions to...

Author(s)
Ng, D.; James, H. S., Jr.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394644)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for My path to adventure.

This chapter discusses the author's obsession with surfing, the difficulties he faced while working in the outdoor adventure tourism industry, as well as some positive developments in surf tourism in Cornwall. Some advice are presented to students who may want to start an adventure business. The...

Author(s)
Abell, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Entrepreneurship for religious tourism in Mumbai, India.

This chapter first summarizes the concept of entrepreneurship in religious tourism by focusing on the theory of religious economy. It then considers the characteristics of the religious tourism marketplace in Mumbai and India. Subsequently, the management strategy of an Islamic tour operator is...

Author(s)
Yasuda, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392343)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Gender equality and tourism: beyond empowerment.

Drawing on the theme of gender equality in tourism, this book aims to identify the main obstacles to women's advancement in the tourism industry, and to discover and share successful strategies to overcome them, drawing on case studies from all over the world. Interlaced between the 12 chapters of...

Author(s)
Cole, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book
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Cover for Journeys of emancipation: disrupting poverty in Nepal.

This chapter provides an overview of the entrepreneurial roles in tourism played by women forming grassroots organizations within the developing economy of rural and remote Nepal. Their stories demonstrate their desire for emancipation from socially constructed power roles, through the disruption...

Author(s)
Hillman, W.; Radel, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism entrepreneurship and gender in the global south: the Mexican experience.

This chapter applies Bourdieu's concept of social capital in examining women's participation in ecotourism entrepreneurship. The study focuses on ventures, such as restaurants, lodging and ecotourist guiding in the Catemaco-Montepío corridor, located in Veracruz, Mexico, and examines women's...

Author(s)
Díaz-Carrión, I. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourism, dolls and dreams: the last generation?

Based on conversations with Soğanli doll-maker women in Turkey, this chapter intends to bring into view a longitudinal, generational focus on women and tourism contexts. Generations of Soğanli women have now been involved in tourism and doll-making in the hope that the income from selling the dolls ...

Author(s)
Tucker, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book chapter

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