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Edward C. Bolden
Case Western Reserve University
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#1Edward C. Bolden (Case Western Reserve University)H-Index: 2
#2Tina M Oestreich (Case Western Reserve University)H-Index: 1
Last.Brian T YuhnkeH-Index: 1
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This article focuses on students’ perceptions of small-group activities, discussion, and technology-based interactivity implemented in two different learning environments, namely, in a large, traditional lecture hall and in a smaller classroom. The Engaged Learning Index, developed by Schreiner and Louis, was used along with several items to determine student perceptions of the activities that they had been asked to undertake. This followed a faculty training program designed to help faculty to ...
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#1Aviad A. Israeli (KSU: Kent State University)H-Index: 14
#2Seonjeong (Ally) Lee (KSU: Kent State University)H-Index: 10
Last.Edward C. Bolden (Case Western Reserve University)H-Index: 2
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Abstract This study combines the theory of addictive behavior with the framework of customer complaining behavior to examine the effects of customers' Internet Addiction (IA) and their hotel service failure experiences on their negative word-of-mouth behaviors. Since there is a generational gap in internet use between young and older people, two experiments were conducted, each focusing on one of these populations. A series of analyses identified that IA and functional/technical service failure ...
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#1Alexandra JamesH-Index: 1
#2Swathi Ravichandran (KSU: Kent State University)H-Index: 7
Last.Edward C. Bolden (Case Western Reserve University)H-Index: 2
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ABSTRACTWhen the U.S. economy experienced a downturn in 2008, an alternative to travel known as a “staycation” became popular. This study investigated the lifestyle profiles of staycation travelers by using Activities, Interests, and Opinions statements to segment staycation travelers. Because the largest percentage of staycations is taken by the Millennial generation, students at a university in northeastern Ohio were surveyed. An exploratory factor analysis revealed six factors followed by a c...
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#1Swathi Ravichandran (KSU: Kent State University)H-Index: 7
#2Aviad A. Israeli (KSU: Kent State University)H-Index: 14
Last.Ankita Ghosh (KSU: Kent State University)H-Index: 1
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ABSTRACTCross-border labor mobility of hospitality employees has resulted in an increase in illegal immigrants in the workforce. The purpose of this study was to generate a list of top legal issues associated with the employment of foreign workers in the U.S. hospitality industry and to identify factors defined by the importance ratings of these issues. Snowball sampling was used to collect data from hospitality managers. Findings reveal that respondents perceive document verification to be impo...
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#1Hassan Alhaythami (KSU: Kent State University)
#2Aryn C. Karpinski (KSU: Kent State University)H-Index: 8
Last.Edward C. Bolden (Case Western Reserve University)H-Index: 2
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This study examined the psychometric properties of a socialnetworking site (SNS) activities scale using Rasch Analysis. Items were also examined with Rasch Principal Components Analysis (PCA) and Differential Item Functioning (DIF) across groups of university students (i.e., males and females from the United States [US] and Europe; N = 840). Results from this study found psychometric support for the SNS scale to measure endorsement of activities in which university students engage. European male...
#1Saba Salehi-Esfahani (UCF: University of Central Florida)H-Index: 4
#2Swathi Ravichandran (KSU: Kent State University)H-Index: 7
Last.Edward C. Bolden (Case Western Reserve University)H-Index: 2
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Social media has boosted information sharing and user-generated content. Consequently, many restaurant goers rely on online reviews for dining recommendations. This study adds to the sparse literature on the influence of review extremeness, source credibility, website quality, and information usefulness on information adoption. Most notably, a modified information adoption model with the addition of website quality was tested in the context of restaurant review websites. Respondents answered sur...
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