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Small business performance: a UK tourism sector focus
Discussion and analysis of small businesses tends to work on generalised, popularised understanding and knowledge of what their motivations are and how they behave in a business environment. The needExpand
Small firm performance in the context of agent and structure: a cross cultural comparison in the tourism acommodation sector
The content of this chapter is presented within a framework that firstly investigates structural dimensions as presented in the form of industry and locale. Relative to the significance forExpand
How do hospitality entrepreneurs use their social networks to access resources? Evidence from the lifecycle of small hospitality enterprises
Abstract This study investigates entrepreneurs’ use of social networks to access resources during the conception, start-up, and consolidation stages of small enterprises in the hospitality industryExpand
Resource-based view as a perspective for public tourism management research: evidence from two Brazilian tourism destinations
This study adopted the Resource-Based View approach to analyse two public organizations located in Curitiba and Foz do Iguacu, Brazil. The focus was to verify how organizational and tourist resourcesExpand
Tourism and hospitality education in Brazil and the UK: a comparison
Makes a comparative analysis between undergraduate level courses in tourism/hospitality in Brazil and those in the UK, building on work by Teixeira et al. Analyses courses structure, reason forExpand
Employment and social responsibility in Brazilian small enterprises – some cases from Sergipe
The rights and benefits of employees recognized by 'socially responsible' companies in the West are at a different level to those prevailing in developing countries. This article describes an attemptExpand
Manpower demand and qualification requirements in the hospitality sector: the case of Aracaju, Brazil
One of the biggest challenges facing the sector in this country undoubtedly relates to providing qualified manpower to improve the quality of services. The main objective of this study is to analyzeExpand
TIPOS DE INOVAÇÕES EM PEQUENAS E MÉDIAS EMPRESAS TURÍSTICAS / Innovations Types In Tourism Small And Medium Enterprises
A adocao de inovacoes e condicao essencial para a sobrevivencia das empresas turisticas, considerando que atuam em um ambiente altamente instavel, com clientes que buscam cada vez mais servicosExpand