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Cover for Consumer personality in food and drink.

This book chapter defines and describes the concept of personality, describes the theories that are associated with consumer personality, describes the influences of personality on the purchase and consumption of food and drink, and explains the implications and applications of knowledge of...

Author(s)
Ngugi, I. K.; O'Sullivan, H.; Osman, H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392879)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Subjective well-being, happiness, and personality in animals.

In this chapter, the authors evaluates a subset of the evidence that our perceptions of animal happiness are accurate and that the 'happiness' that we see in other animals is much like the happiness that we see in other humans or experience ourselves. This evidence consists of work on the...

Author(s)
Weiss, A.; Robinson, L. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction to animal personality.

This chapter discusses the definition of animal personality; terms used to describe animal personality; assays used and methodological considerations; personality of animals; and consequences of animal personality in domestic animals.

Author(s)
Løvlie, H.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Development of personal expertise in tourism and hospitality professions: cognitive knowledge, personality and learning style.

This chapter delves into the role that cognitive knowledge and personality play in professional performance in tourism and hospitality, and discusses how different learning styles impact the performance and success of hospitality managers.

Author(s)
Wilson-Wünsch, B. R.; Decosta, J. N. P. L.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786398314)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Emotional intelligence and its relationship with personality, gender, age and culture in tourism and hospitality.

This chapter examines how personality, gender, age and culture potentially relate to emotional intelligence. It shows that employees within the hospitality and tourism industry may be influenced by such factors that drive their emotional intelligence levels.

Author(s)
Rivera, D., Jr.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786398314)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for What defines management ability?

This chapter introduces the characteristics of a farmer that defines his management ability, and discusses how these characteristics might be measured using psychometric tests. Those characteristics include: personality; attitudes to risky situations; intelligence; motivation, objectives and...

Author(s)
Nuthall, P. L.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240733)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The influence of farmers' personal characteristics on a range of issues in management.

A farmer's personal characteristics have an impact on many important issues on a farm and its management. This chapter contains four case studies exploring four example decision areas involving farm growth, farm ownership structures, farm succession and farmer anxiety. In each case a model is...

Author(s)
Nuthall, P. L.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240733)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Understanding the human factor in management.

This chapter provides an understanding of a farm manager's characteristics. The important features relate to the nuances and attributes of a person's expressed personality and intelligence, together with how the person's personality impacts on such things as their learning style, motivation,...

Author(s)
Nuthall, P. L.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646565)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The origin and evolution of the domestic cat.

This chapter presents the classification of cats based on their lineage, common name and species of cats. A brief history on African wild cats (most likely the ancestors of the domestic cat) was discussed as well as domestication of cats which probably began around 10 000 years ago in a region of...

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Risk and safety challenges facing religious tourism - an introduction.

This chapter offers an introduction to the risk and safety challenges facing religious tourism. It presents an overview of tourism-related research on (1) risk associated with individual or collective demographic assets; (2) risk associated with personality traits; and (3) risk as a disciplinary...

Author(s)
Raj, R.; Griffin, K.; Korstanje, M. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392282)
Type
Book chapter

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