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Event Design in outdoor music festival audience behaviour (a critical transformative research note)

Journal Article
Robertson, M., Hutton, A., & Brown, S. (2018)
Event Design in outdoor music festival audience behaviour (a critical transformative research note). Event Management, 22(6), 1073-1081. https://doi.org/10.3727/152599518x15346132863157
This work, a conceptual forward-looking paper, examines the management of audiences at music festivals now and indicates a critical manoeuvre of focus for the future. The theo...

Critical Event Studies: Issues and Perspectives

Journal Article
Robertson, M., Ong, F., Lockstone-Binney, L., & Ali-Knight, J. (2018)
Critical Event Studies: Issues and Perspectives. Event Management, 22(6), 865-874. https://doi.org/10.3727/152599518x15346132863193
In considering critical event studies, a brief reference to critical pedagogy is made before an initial look at Critical Management Studies (CMS) prior to consideration of Crt...

Festival leaders and resilient futures: Coast Arts and Local Education

Presentation / Conference
Robertson, M. (2018, July)
Festival leaders and resilient futures: Coast Arts and Local Education. Paper presented at Association of Event Management Educators (AEME) 2018 Event Education & Research: Coming of Age
Visioning is a process which focusses on a preferred future condition (Bazzanella et al., 2012). In the context of a small to medium sized town, economic and social pressures ...

A dialogic reframing of talent management as a lever for hospitableness

Journal Article
Ramdhony, A., & D’Annunzio-Green, N. (2018)
A dialogic reframing of talent management as a lever for hospitableness. Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 10(1), 14-27. https://doi.org/10.1108/whatt-10-2017-0066
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to consider how the talent of hospitableness can be transposed to commercial settings without a wholesale erosion of its altruistic and mo...

Talent management practices in small- and medium-sized enterprises in the hospitality sector: An entrepreneurial owner-manager perspective

Journal Article
Chung, K. L., & D’Annunzio-Green, N. (2018)
Talent management practices in small- and medium-sized enterprises in the hospitality sector: An entrepreneurial owner-manager perspective. Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 10(1), 101-116. https://doi.org/10.1108/whatt-10-2017-0065
Purpose This paper aims to examine talent management (TM) practices in small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) within the hospitality industry. Specifically, the views of S...

Strategic talent management: A macro and micro analysis of current issues in hospitality and tourism

Journal Article
Sheehan, M., Grant, K., & Garavan, T. (2018)
Strategic talent management: A macro and micro analysis of current issues in hospitality and tourism. Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 10(1), 28-41. https://doi.org/10.1108/whatt-10-2017-0062
Purpose This article provides an academic viewpoint on contemporary factors associated with talent management (TM) in the hospitality and tourism sector. Design/Methodology A ...

Introduction: ProfessIonalIzatIon and event ManageMent

Journal Article
Robertson, M., Junek, O., & Lockstone-Binney, L. (2014)
Introduction: ProfessIonalIzatIon and event ManageMent. Event Management, 18(1), 1-3. https://doi.org/10.3727/152599514x13883555341689
No abstract available. Item is introduction to journal issue.

Event studies: finding fool's gold at the rainbow's end?

Journal Article
Baum, T., Lockstone-Binney, L., & Robertson, M. (2013)
Event studies: finding fool's gold at the rainbow's end?. International Journal of Event and Festival Management, 4(3), 179-185. https://doi.org/10.1108/ijefm-06-2013-0014
Purpose The aim of this opinion piece is to seek to cast a critical eye over the event studies field to chart its progress as an emerging area of study, relative to its close ...

Small Business Networking and Tourism Destination Development: A Comparative Perspective

Journal Article
Tinsley, R., & Lynch, P. A. (2007)
Small Business Networking and Tourism Destination Development: A Comparative Perspective. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, 8(1), 15-27. https://doi.org/10.5367/000000007780007380
This paper compares two localities of marked social, cultural and economic difference in relation to small tourism business networking and formalization of tourism destination...

Demand for Training by Bed and Breakfast Operators

Journal Article
Lynch, P. A. (1994)
Demand for Training by Bed and Breakfast Operators. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 6(4), 25-31. doi:10.1108/09596119410060892
Assesses the implications for tourism organizations, with responsibility for training, of promoting world‐class standards in the delivery of the UK tourism product. Analyses t...