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Recommending Books for Purchase (Bulletin 51b - January 2020): Marketing - Management Science - Travel, and Tourism Management - IGI Global eBooks
Handbook of Research on Smart Technology Applications in the Tourism Industry by Evrim Çeltek (Editor)
Publication Date: 2020-01-17
Price : $ 295
In today's modernized society, certain technologies have become more applicable within many professional fields and are much easier to implement. This includes the tourism industry, where smart technology has provided a range of new marketing possibilities including more effective sales tactics and delivering a more personalized customer experience. As the scope of business analytics continues to expand, professionals need research on the various applications of smart technology within the field of tourism. The Handbook of Research on Smart Technology Applications in the Tourism Industry is an essential reference source that discusses the use of intelligent systems in tourism as well as their influence on consumer relationships. Featuring research on topics such as digital advertising, wearable technology, and consumer behavior, this book is ideally designed for travel agents, tour developers, restaurateurs, hotel managers, tour directors, airlines, marketers, researchers, managers, hospitality professionals, policymakers, business strategists, researchers, academicians, and students seeking coverage on the use of smart technologies in tourism.
Handbook of Research on Social Media Applications for the Tourism and Hospitality Sector by Célia M. Q. Ramos (Editor); Cláudia Ribeiro de Almeida (Editor); Paula Odete Fernandes (Editor)
Publication Date: 2019-12-27
Price : $ 295
Tourists frequently rely on social networks to provide information about a product or destination as a decision support tool to make adequate decisions in the process of planning a trip. In this digital environment, tourists share their travel experiences, impressions, emotions, special moments, and opinions about an assortment of tourist services like hotels, restaurants, airlines, and car rental services, all of which contribute to the online reputation of a tourist destination. The Handbook of Research on Social Media Applications for the Tourism and Hospitality Sector is a fundamental reference source that provides vital theoretical frameworks and the latest innovative empirical research findings of online social media in the tourism industry. While highlighting topics such as e-business, mobile marketing, and smart tourism, this publication explores user-generated content and the methods of mobile strategies. This book is ideally designed for tour developers, travel agents, restaurateurs, hotel management, tour directors, entrepreneurs, social media analysts, managers, industry professionals, academicians, researchers, and students.
Handbook of Research on International Travel Agency and Tour Operation Management by Mohinder Chand Dhiman (Editor); Vinay Chauhan (Editor)
Publication Date: 2019-05-31
Price : $ 285
Changes within the travel industry, such as globalization, consumerism, and advancements in technology, have transformed travel agencies into highly competitive businesses. To remain successful, new business approaches and models must be created in the global tourism and hospitality industry. Travel companies continue to expand their businesses in different countries and seek to collaborate with international entrepreneurs, developing the need for cross-cultural strategies and policies. As travel agencies flourish, identifying these business practices is necessary for these organizations to obtain a competitive management model at the global level. The Handbook of Research on International Travel Agency and Tour Operation Management gathers the latest methodologies, tools, models, and theories regarding tourism development and sustainability into one comprehensive reference source in order to promote, manage, and maximize the profitability potential of travel agencies and tour operation services. Featuring research on topics such as e-marketing, medical tourism, and online travel, this book provides travel agents, managers, industry professionals, researchers, academics, and students with the necessary resources to effectively develop and implement organizational strategies and models.
Handbook of Research on Socio-Economic Impacts of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage by José Álvarez-García (Editor); María de la Cruz del Río Rama (Editor); Martín Gómez-Ullate García de León (Editor)
Publication Date: 2018-08-31
Price : $ 285
Religious studies and research have gained a lot of interest and attention from researchers, policy makers, and practitioners over the last few years, but the socio-economic impacts have not been explored. Taking into account the profound economic impact the tourism and hospitality industries can have on regions and cities around the world, further research in this area is critical to analyze the extent of such impact and the ramifications that are associated with it. The Handbook of Research on Socio-Economic Impacts of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage is a pivotal reference source that provides vital research on the social and economic factors in faith-based journeys. While highlighting topics such as tourist spending, spiritual tourism, and local development, this publication explores religious tourism in the middle age, as well as the methods of modern religious tourism. This book is ideally designed for business managers, cultural preservationists, academicians, business professionals, entrepreneurs, and upper-level students seeking current research on religious tourism and its socio-economic impacts.
Handbook of Research on Technological Developments for Cultural Heritage and ETourism Applications by João M. F. Rodrigues (Editor); Célia M. Q. Ramos (Editor); Pedro J. S. Cardoso (Editor); Cláudia Henriques (Editor)
Publication Date: 2017-11-30
Price : $ 295
Tourism is one of the most rapidly evolving industries of the 21st century. The integration of technological advancements plays a crucial role in the ability for many countries, all over the world, to attract visitors and maintain a distinct edge in a highly competitive market. The Handbook of Research on Technological Developments for Cultural Heritage and eTourism Applications is a pivotal reference source for the latest research findings on the utilization of information and communication technologies in tourism. Featuring extensive coverage on relevant areas such as smart tourism, user interfaces, and social media, this publication is an ideal resource for policy makers, academicians, researchers, advanced-level students, and technology developers seeking current research on new trends in ICT systems and application and tourism.
Handbook of Research on the Role of Human Factors in IT Project Management by Sanjay Misra (Editor); Adewole Adewumi (Editor)
Publication Date: 2019-09-27
Price : $ 295
The role humans play in the field of information technology continues to hold relevance even with the industry's rapid growth. People contribute heavily to the physical, cognitive, and organizational domain of computing, yet there is a lack of exploration into this phenomenon. Humanoid aspects of technology require extensive research in order to avoid marginalization and insufficient data. The Handbook of Research on the Role of Human Factors in IT Project Management is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of the task of human characteristics in the design and development of new technology. While highlighting topics including digitalization, risk management, and task analysis, this book is ideally designed for IT professionals, managers, support executives, project managers, managing directors, academicians, researchers, and students seeking current research on the dynamics of human influence in technological projects.
Handbook of Research on Applied Optimization Methodologies in Manufacturing Systems by Ömer Faruk Yılmaz (Editor); Süleyman Tüfekçí (Editor)
Publication Date: 2017-11-30
Price : $ 275
Today's manufacturing systems are undergoing significant changes in the aspects of planning, production execution, and delivery. It is imperative to stay up-to-date on the latest trends in optimization to efficiently create products for the market. The Handbook of Research on Applied Optimization Methodologies in Manufacturing Systems is a pivotal reference source including the latest scholarly research on heuristic models for solving manufacturing and supply chain related problems. Featuring exhaustive coverage on a broad range of topics such as assembly ratio, car sequencing, and color constraints, this publication is ideally designed for practitioners seeking new comprehensive models for problem solving in manufacturing and supply chain management.
Handbook of Research on Managerial Practices and Disruptive Innovation in Asia by Patricia Ordoñez de Pablos (Editor); Xi Zhang (Editor); Kwok Tai Chui (Editor)
Publication Date: 2019-08-30
Price : $ 235
Collaboration in business allows for equitable opportunities and inclusive growth as the economy rises while also permitting partnering organizations to adopt and utilize the latest successful practices and management. However, a market in stasis may require a displacement in order to allow businesses to grow and create new alliances and partnerships toward a shared economy. There is a need for studies that seek to understand the necessity of market disruption and the best supervisory methods for remaining relevant and profitable in a time of change. The Handbook of Research on Managerial Practices and Disruptive Innovation in Asia is an essential reference source that explores successful executive behavior and business operations striving toward a more inclusive economy. Featuring research on topics such as employee welfare, brand orientation, and entrepreneurship, this publication is ideally designed for human resources developers, policymakers, IT specialists, economists, executives, managers, corporate directors, information technologists, and academicians seeking current research focusing on innovative business factors and sustainable economies in Asia.
Handbook of Research on Strategic Communication, Leadership, and Conflict Management in Modern Organizations by Anthony Normore (Editor); Mitch Javidi (Editor); Larry Long (Editor)
Publication Date: 2019-03-08
Price : $ 245
As communication and leadership skills are both essential for personal and organizational success, new approaches and management styles are continuously being sought. Emerging technologies, automation opportunities, and a diverse workforce are just a few of the challenges business professionals must be prepared for in today's workplace environment. The Handbook of Research on Strategic Communication, Leadership, and Conflict Management in Modern Organizations provides emerging research exploring the theoretical and practical aspects of managing and solving conflicts, and introduces updated approaches for refining communication and leadership skills. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as emotional intelligence, organizational crises, and virtual team management, this book is ideally designed for professionals, leaders, managers, and human resource specialists seeking current research on developing the skills and consciousness needed to effectively communicate, negotiate, and collaborate in diverse organizations.
Handbook of Research on Decision-Making Techniques in Financial Marketing by Hasan Dinçer (Editor); Serhat Yüksel (Editor)
Publication Date: 2019-12-27
Price : $ 395
Consumer needs and demands are constantly changing. Because of this, marketing science and finance have their own concepts and theoretical backgrounds for evaluating consumer-related challenges. However, examining the function of finance with a marketing discipline can help to better understand internal management processes and compete in today's market. The Handbook of Research on Decision-Making Techniques in Financial Marketing is a collection of innovative research that integrates financial and marketing functions to make better sense of the workplace environment and business-related challenges. Different financial challenges are taken into consideration while many of them are based on marketing theories such as agency theory, product life cycle, and optimal consumer experience. While highlighting topics including behavioral financing, corporate ethics, and Islamic banking, this book is ideally designed for financiers, marketers, financial analysts, marketing strategists, researchers, policymakers, government officials, academicians, students, and industry professionals.
Innovations in Technology and Marketing for the Connected Consumer by Sumesh Singh Dadwal (Editor)
Publication Date: 2019-11-15
Price : $ 295
Connected customers, using a wide range of devices such as smart phones, tablets, and laptops have ushered in a new era of consumerism. Now more than ever, this change has prodded marketing departments to work with their various IT departments and technologists to expand consumers' access to content. In order to remain competitive, marketers must integrate marketing campaigns across these different devices and become proficient in using technology. The Handbook of Research on Innovations in Technology and Marketing for the Connected Consumer is a pivotal reference source that develops new insights into applications of technology in marketing and explores effective ways to reach consumers through a wide range of devices. While highlighting topics such as cognitive computing, artificial intelligence, and virtual reality, this publication explores practices of technology-empowered digital marketing as well as the methods of applying practices to less developed countries. This book is ideally designed for marketers, managers, advertisers, branding teams, application developers, IT specialists, academicians, researchers, and students.
Handbook of Research on the Impact of Fandom in Society and Consumerism by Cheng Lu Wang (Editor)
Publication Date: 2019-10-25
Price : $ 285
Fans of specific sports teams, television series, and video games, to name a few, often create subcultures in which to discuss and celebrate their loyalty and enthusiasm for a particular object or person. Due to their strong emotional attachments, members of these fandoms are often quick to voluntarily invest their time, money, and energy into a related product or brand, thereby creating a group of faithful and passionate consumers that play a significant role in multiple domains of contemporary culture. The Handbook of Research on the Impact of Fandom in Society and Consumerism is an essential reference source that examines the cultural and economic effects of the fandom phenomenon through a multidisciplinary lens and shapes an understanding of the impact of fandom on brand building. Featuring coverage on a wide range of topics such as religiosity, cosplay, and event marketing, this publication is ideally designed for marketers, managers, advertisers, brand managers, consumer behavior analysts, product developers, psychologists, entertainment managers, event coordinators, political scientists, anthropologists, academicians, researchers, and students seeking current studies on the global impact of this particularly devoted community.
Handbook of Research on Retailing Techniques for Optimal Consumer Engagement and Experiences by Fabio Musso (Editor); Elena Druica (Editor)
Publication Date: 2019-10-11
Price : $ 285
In the world of economics and business, engaging with loyal customers while also seeking out new, potential customers is a must. With the recent advancements of social media technology, these operations have increased the need for more developed methods to mesh consumer-business relationships and retention. The Handbook of Research on Retailing Techniques for Optimal Consumer Engagement and Experiences is a thought-provoking reference source that provides vital insight into the application of present-day customer relationship management within the retail industry. While highlighting topics such as digital communication, e-retailing, and social media marketing, this publication explores in-depth merchandiser knowledge as well as the methods behind positive retailer-consumer relationships. This book is ideally designed for managers, executives, CEOs, sales professionals, marketers, advertisers, brand managers, retail experts, academicians, researchers, and students.
Handbook of Research on Contemporary Consumerism by Hans-Ruediger Kaufmann (Editor); Mohammad Fateh Ali Khan Panni (Editor)
Publication Date: 2019-09-20
Price : $ 285
Societal marketing has gained widespread recognition in the marketing discipline both in academia and the professional industry. The Handbook of Research on Contemporary Consumerism is an essential reference source that provides an in-depth understanding on the various aspects and issues of consumerism and reveals the critical success factors and conceptual and theoretical frameworks of these concepts from recent contexts and perspectives. Additionally, it examines the impact of identity on marketing and branding from the consumerist perspective, discusses consumerism as a source of innovation and product development, and provides insights on consumerism and profitability. Featuring research on topics such as circular economy, digital marketing, and social media, this book is ideally designed for practitioners, managers, marketers, academic researchers, and students.
Handbook of Research on Narrative Advertising by Recep Yilmaz (Editor)
Publication Date: 2019-06-28
Price : $ 285
Narration can be conceptualized as conveying two or more events (or an event with a situation) that are logically interrelated and take place over time and have a consistent topic. The concept includes every storytelling text. The advertisement is one of the text types that includes a story, and the phenomenon conceptualized as advertising narration has gained new dimensions with the widespread use of digital media. The Handbook of Research on Narrative Advertising is an essential reference source that investigates fundamental marketing concepts and addresses the new dimensions of advertising with the universal use of digital media. Featuring research on topics such as branding, mobile marketing, and consumer engagement, business professionals, copywriters, students, and practitioners will find this text useful in furthering their research exposure to evolutionary techniques in advertising.
Handbook of Research on Digital Marketing Innovations in Social Entrepreneurship and Solidarity Economics by Jose Manuel Saiz-Alvarez (Editor)
Publication Date: 2019-04-26
Price : $ 295
Technological advances in the realm of business have attributed to the global interest of using digital innovations to increase consumer traffic. Utilizing these new techniques can increase the profitability of business industries and consumer analytic information for future reference. The Handbook of Research on Digital Marketing Innovations in Social Entrepreneurship and Solidarity Economics is a collection of research on social entrepreneurship as a critical element of economic growth with a look at the evolutionary aspects of digital technologies on the industry. While highlighting topics including social media, microfinance, and consumer behavior, this book is ideally designed for marketers, managers, professionals, academics, and graduate-level students concerned about the fields of economics, sociology, education, politics, and digital technology innovation.
Handbook of Research on Social Marketing and Its Influence on Animal Origin Food Product Consumption by Diana Bogueva (Editor); Dora Marinova (Editor); Talia Raphaely (Editor)
Publication Date: 2018-03-02
Price : $ 325
As marketing professionals look for more effective ways to promote their goods and services to customers, a thorough understanding of customer needs and the ability to predict a target audience's reaction to advertising campaigns is essential. The Handbook of Research on Social Marketing and Its Influence on Animal Origin Food Product Consumption is a critical scholarly resource that examines the role of social marketing in understanding and changing behavior regarding the negative impacts of consuming animal-based foods. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics, such as the psychology of meat consumption, food waste, and meat substitutes, this publication is geared towards academicians, students, and professionals seeking current research on social marketing interventions and the demarketing of meat.