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Fevzi Okumus
University of Central Florida
162Publications
34H-index
3,485Citations
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#1Bekir Bora Dedeoğlu (Nevşehir University)H-Index: 7
#2Babak Taheri (Heriot-Watt University)H-Index: 10
Last.Martin Joseph Gannon (Edinburgh Napier University)H-Index: 5
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Abstract In response to the increasing ubiquity of social media platforms, improved consumer choice, and technological progress, the importance of consumer-generated content (CGC) continues to grow for organizations marketing their destinations, products, and services to tourists. Yet, despite the importance tourists place on CGC and information shared via social media, there remains a lack of academic focus in this area. To address this gap, we use a rigorous multi-step scale development proced...
#1Eric S.W. Chan (PolyU: Hong Kong Polytechnic University)H-Index: 16
#2Fevzi Okumus (UCF: University of Central Florida)H-Index: 34
Last.Wilco W. ChanH-Index: 20
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Abstract In response to our planet’s severe environmental problems, many businesses use environmental technologies to strengthen their environmental performance. However, the adoption rate of using such technologies in hotels is still slow, and very few quantitative studies have examined the reasons why. This study examined the barriers to environmental technology adoption in the Hong Kong hotel industry. We sent 648 questionnaires to the target sample and eventually received 102 completed respo...
#1Fevzi Okumus (Elsevier)H-Index: 34
#2Levent AltinayH-Index: 28
Last.Prakash K. ChathothH-Index: 15
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Strategic Management in the International Hospitality Industry: content and process, is a vital text for all those studying cutting edge theories and views on strategic management. Unlike others textbooks in this area, it goes further than merely contextualising strategic management for hospitality and tourism, and avoids using a prescriptive, or descriptive approach. It looks instead, at the latest in strategic thinking and theories, and provides critical and analytical discussion as to how and...
#1Mehmet Ali Koseoglu (PolyU: Hong Kong Polytechnic University)H-Index: 10
#2Eric S.W. Chan (PolyU: Hong Kong Polytechnic University)H-Index: 16
Last.Mehmet Altin (UCF: University of Central Florida)H-Index: 6
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Abstract The purpose of this study is to examine and develop a holistic competitive intelligence (CI) model that incorporates all CI efforts at the management level within an organization, including strategic, tactical, and operational levels. To achieve this goal, the researchers administered in-depth, semi-structured interviews with middle- level managers and supervisors in an independent, full-service hotel located in Hong Kong. The findings show that many hotel departments do not use formal ...
#1Ozlem Altunoz Surucu (Sinop University)H-Index: 1
#2Yüksel Öztürk (Gazi University)H-Index: 6
Last.Anil Bilgihan (FAU: Florida Atlantic University)H-Index: 20
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Abstract This study investigates the effect of Customer-Based Brand Equity (CBBE) on customer loyalty and further examines the mediatory roles of customer satisfaction and trust in the hotel industry. To accomplish this goal, a questionnaire was developed and data was collected from 918 hotel guests of 39 five-star hotels in 10 cities in Turkey. Results reveal that CBBE consists of brand awareness, physical quality, staff behavior, and brand image. Study results indicate that CBBE improves custo...
#1Mehmet Ali Koseoglu (PolyU: Hong Kong Polytechnic University)H-Index: 10
#2Rob Law (PolyU: Hong Kong Polytechnic University)H-Index: 58
Last.Ismail Cagri Dogan ('KCL': King's College London)H-Index: 1
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ABSTRACTThis study explores the evolution of strategic management research lines in the hospitality and tourism field as a scientific field. To this end, co-word analysis is employed for 2577 strategic management articles related to the hospitality and tourism field that were published in leading hospitality and tourism focused journals and business/management journals. The research lines indicate that the strategic management process has the highest usage percentage, followed by firm performanc...
#1Xiaoxia Sun (JNU: Jinan University)
#2Honggang Xu (SYSU: Sun Yat-sen University)H-Index: 12
Last.Fevzi Okumus (UCF: University of Central Florida)H-Index: 34
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Abstract This study uses border theory to explore how lifestyle hospitality and tourism entrepreneurs manage their work-life balance. This research utilizes in-depth interviews and observations from Dali and Lijiang, China. Three types of findings emerged. First, for lifestyle entrepreneurs, work and personal life are not divided; business is considered a style of living, not work. Second, lifestyle entrepreneurs’ boundary management tactics include temporal tactics, physical tactics, and psycho...
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