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Festival management innovation and failure

Journal Article
Carlsen, J., Andersson, T. D., Ali‐Knight, J., Jaeger, K., & Taylor, R. (2010)
Festival management innovation and failure. International Journal of Event and Festival Management, 1(2), 120-131. https://doi.org/10.1108/17852951011056900
Purpose – The paper seeks to examine the concepts, types and implications of festival innovation and failure. Design/methodology/approach – A review of extant literature is ...

Dubai's tourism industry and its societal impact: social implications and sustainable challenges

Journal Article
Stephenson, M. L., & Ali-Knight, J. (2010)
Dubai's tourism industry and its societal impact: social implications and sustainable challenges. Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change, 8(4), 278-292. https://doi.org/10.1080/14766825.2010.521248
This paper initially outlines the principles and strategies underpinning Dubai's ambitious plans to develop a rather unique destination of international distinction. The discu...

The event and festival life cycle – developing a new model for a new context

Journal Article
Holmes, K., & Ali-Knight, J. (2017)
The event and festival life cycle – developing a new model for a new context. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 29(3), 986-1004. https://doi.org/10.1108/ijchm-10-2015-0581
Purpose The events and festivals literature relies on theories and models borrowed from tourism studies which may insufficiently account for the unique characteristics of even...

Aspirations and progression of event management graduates: A study of career development

Journal Article
Barron, P., & Ali-Knight, J. (2017)
Aspirations and progression of event management graduates: A study of career development. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 30, 29-38. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhtm.2017.01.005
The provision of event management education in the higher education sector has grown significantly in recent years, yet little is known of the circumstances of the increasing ...

Social network analysis and festival cities: an exploration of concepts, literature and methods

Journal Article
Jarman, D., Theodoraki, E., Hall, H., & Ali-Knight, J. (2014)
Social network analysis and festival cities: an exploration of concepts, literature and methods. International Journal of Event and Festival Management, 5(3), 311-322. https://doi.org/10.1108/ijefm-11-2013-0034
Social network analysis (SNA) is an under-utilised framework for research into festivals and events. This paper reflects upon the history of SNA, and explores its key concepts...

Introduction: International Perspectives of Festivals and Events : Paradigms of Analysis

Book Chapter
Ali-Knight, J., Robertson, M., Fyall, A., & Ladkin, A. (2009)
Introduction: International Perspectives of Festivals and Events : Paradigms of Analysis. In J. Ali-Knight, M. Robertson, A. Fyall, & A. Ladkin (Eds.), International Perspectives of Festivals and Events : Paradigms of Analysis. , (xix). Oxford, UK: Elsevier
No abstract available

Access—A Research Agenda for Edinburgh Festivals

Journal Article
Carlsen, J., Ali-Knight, J., & Robertson, M. (2007)
Access—A Research Agenda for Edinburgh Festivals. Event Management, 11(1), 3-11. https://doi.org/10.3727/152599508783943237
Festivals and events have assumed a prominent place in the social and economic fabric of Edinburgh, to a point where it now enjoys a reputation as a leading festival and event...

Access: Developing a research agenda for Edinburgh festivals and events

Presentation / Conference
Carlsen, J., Ali-Knight, J., & Robertson, M. (2007, December)
Access: Developing a research agenda for Edinburgh festivals and events. Paper presented at International Event Research Conference
No abstract available.

Visitor management for festivals and events

Book Chapter
Yeoman, I., McMahon-Beattie, U., & Robertson, M. (2004)
Visitor management for festivals and events. In I. Yeoman, M. Robertson, J. Ali-Knight, S. Drummond, & U. McMahon-Beattie (Eds.), Festival and Events Management. , (65-79). Oxford: Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann. https://doi.org/10.1016/b978-0-7506-5872-0.50010-7
This chapter draws on a number of models to animate the need for a visitor manage to balance the requirements of demand forecasting and managing capacity with appropriate leve...

Introduction to arts, culture and leisure

Book Chapter
Ali-Knight, J., & Robertson, M. (2004)
Introduction to arts, culture and leisure. In I. Yeoman, M. Robertson, J. Ali-Knight, S. Drummond, & U. McMahon-Beattie (Eds.), Festival and Events Management. , (3-13). Oxford: Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann. https://doi.org/10.1016/b978-0-7506-5872-0.50006-5
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