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Field Guide to Case Study Research in Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure
By Arch G. Woodside (editor), Chris Ryan (editor) and Kenneth F. Hyde (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Emerald Group Pub Ltd
Publication date June 26, 2012
Pages 568
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781780527420
ISBN-10 178052742X
Dimensions 2 by 6 by 9 in.
Weight 2 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $141.99
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: This field guide provides methods and studies on how-to-do case study research in natural settings. A truly international guide, this text is ideal for those studying and conducting case study research in tourism, hospitality and leisure disciplines. It provides a comprehensive and practical account of how to describe, explain and predict both individual and group case behavior, at the same time explaining behavior among a set of cases relevant to a specific context. This guide embraces and extends Herbert Simon's (Nobel Prize in Economics recipient) insight that a decision results from the conjoining two antecedents in human behavior: cognitive processing of an individual or group and a given context or problem framing.

Divided into six parts, this guide includes chapters on: analysis of texts; how-to-do executive interviews; field interviewing in international contexts; stakeholder participatory research; researching indigenous and marginal peoples; and cross-case analysis. The chapters increase skills and understanding of culture, tourism, and hospitality behavior through analysis of the four principle objectives of case study research: accomplishing accuracy; achieving generality; reporting complexity and broad coverage; and achieving impact for improving the individual condition, client, and/or society.

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With Arch G. Woodside (other contributor), Kenneth F. Hyde (other contributor) | from Emerald Group Pub Ltd (June 26, 2012)
9781780527420 | details & prices | 568 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 2.00 in. | 2.05 lbs | List price $141.99
About: This field guide provides methods and studies on how-to-do case study research in natural settings.

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