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  • A continuum approach to lifestyle entrepreneurship. 

    Allardyce, Susan (Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2015-05)
    Recent years have witnessed an increased interest in small independently operated businesses with researchers expressing an interest in the manner in which the independent owner-operator is motivated to enter the market ...
  • Craft, souvenirs and the commodification of national identity in 1970s Scotland. 

    Peach, Andrea (Oxford University Press http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jdh/epm015, 2007-09)
    PEACH, A., 2007. Craft, souvenirs and the commodification of national identity in 1970s Scotland. Journal of Design History, 20 (3), pp. 243-257
    This article explores the relationship between craft, national identity and the souvenir in 1970 Scotland. Britain experienced a revival of craft practice generally in 1970s’ Scotland, but this paper argues that what ...
  • Sense making and sense giving: using visitor narratives to understand the impact of visitor interactions on destination image. 

    Guthrie, Catherine M. (The Robert Gordon University Department of Marketing, The Robert Gordon University, 2007-10)
    GUTHRIE, C.M. 2007. Sense making and sense giving: using visitor narratives to understand the impact of visitor interactions on destination image. Unpublished Ph.D thesis, The Robert Gordon University.
    Destination image is acknowledged as a key factor in destination choice and visitor satisfaction. However, despite thirty years’ research from a variety of perspectives into destination image and image formation, the impact ...
  • Strategic sustainability procedures: focusing business strategic planning on the socio-ecological system in an island context. 

    Telesford, John N.; Strachan, Peter (Wiley http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sd.1640, 2016-09-30)
    TELESFORD, J.N. and STRACHAN, P.A. 2016. Strategic sustainability procedures: focusing business strategic planning on the socio-ecological system in an island context. Sustainable development [online], Early View. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sd.1640
    This article illustrates how strategic sustainability procedures (SSPs) can be applied in the tourism accommodation sector in the Caribbean island of Grenada. SSPs are conceptualized from an adapted framework for strategic ...
  • The vulnerability of peripheral tourism: the rapid disenchantment of peripheral attraction 

    Irvine, Wilson; Anderson, Alistair R. (CABI http://www.cabi.org/bk_BookDisplay.asp?PID=1991, 2006)
    IRVINE, W. and ANDERSON, A., 2006. The vulnerability of peripheral tourism: the rapid disenchantment of peripheral attraction. In: D. MULLER and B. JANSON, eds. Tourism in peripheries: perspectives from the far north and south. Wallingford, CABI. pp. 109-123
    This chapter explores the impact of foot and mouth disease on peripheral tourist destinations. It is argued that such destinations are extremely vulnerable to changes in visitor perception and that the effects of national ...