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"This article considers four aspects of IRM [international retirement migration]. The first considers the limited literature on this... topic and identifies the distinctiveness of both its international and European features. The second reviews the existing statistical data for north-south IRM in Europe, particularly from the UK to Italy, Malta, Portugal(More)
International mobility provides opportunities for learning and knowledge transfer by health care workers, with significant potential benefits for countries of destination and, in the case of returned migration, countries of origin. This is examined using a typology that recognizes four types of tacit knowledge: embrained, embodied, embedded, and encultured.(More)
Williams (2011), " Service dominant logic and its implications for tourism management: the co-production of innovation in the hotel industry " , Tourism Abstract This paper introduces the concept of service-dominant logic as a research paradigm in marketing management. It does so in the context of tourism management " s need to engage with wider debates(More)
This paper explores four aspects of the underdeveloped conceptualisation of the role of international migration in uneven regional development and polarisation in cities. First, it emphasises the way in which human mobility transfers not only human capital but also knowledge and material capital, and that these are interrelated. Second, it considers how(More)
"The growth of international retirement in the Algarve has coincided with a number of changes in the international framework for population mobility as well as in the nature of the Algarve [Portugal] as a destination area. Tourism development, which is intimately linked to subsequent retirement migration, is particularly important in this. This paper(More)
We investigate whether workplaces adopting human resources management (HRM) practices that enhance face-to-face communication (FTFC) among employees are more productive than workplaces that do not use such arrangements. The underlying rationale is that facilitating employees' physical proximity and verbal interaction makes knowledge sharing within(More)
Research on how individual tourists respond to risk has largely focussed on risk perceptions. This paper draws on behavioural economics to analyse the influence of risk tolerance and risk-related competences on how tourists organize their tourism travel, and the importance that they ascribe to specific types of tourism hazards. Whereas most tourism research(More)
The paper explores some of the changing but increasingly important ways in which international migration contributes to knowledge creation and transfer. The paper focuses on four main issues. First, the different ways in which knowledge is conceptualised, and the significance of corporeal mobility in effecting knowledge creation and transfer in relation to(More)