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Cover for 'An uneasy truth?': female tourism managers and organizational gender equality measures in Portugal.

This chapter presents an investigation into the intricacies surrounding gender equality measures in tourism workplaces in Portugal. It begins with a brief introduction to the history of gender equality measures in tourism labour, followed by an analysis of various aspects of gender equality...

Author(s)
Bakas, F. E.; Costa, C.; Durão, M.; Carvalho, I.; Breda, Z.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394422)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for &Beyond.

A case study is presented of the conservation tourism enterprise currently known as &Beyond. The company's philosophy, expressed as 'care of the land, care of the wildlife, and care of the people', is examined for a series of individual lodges and reserves operated by &Beyond in South...

Author(s)
Leopard, P.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936655)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A profile of major theme park operators.

This chapter explains the role played in the globalization of the theme park industry by the main operators, the large corporations (led by Disney) and other, smaller-sized operators. Both are shaping the industry in the USA as well as in Europe and Asia/the Pacific. Case studies from Germany,...

Author(s)
Clavé, S. A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932084)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Big data's roles in increasing smallholder farmers' access to finance.

General consumer and business finance companies and microcredit organizations have had limited success in serving the needs of farmers and other economically active low income families. Big data (BD) has dramatically transformed this landscape by changing the way the financial industry operates. A...

Author(s)
Kshetri, N.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648682)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Business sector and global sustainable future.

This chapter explores the role of the business sector in the quest for sustainable development. Following an introduction, the second section of this chapter examines the elusive search for the meaning of sustainable development and various conceptual approaches. The third section explores the...

Author(s)
Edoho, F. M.; Dibie, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Call of the wild in Wales.

This chapter is about the lessons Call of the Wild Ltd. has learnt as an adventure travel business, including with respect to price strategy, cash flow, environmental good practice, and risk management.

Author(s)
Soanes, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390868)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conventionalization in the Australian organic industry: a case study of the Darling Downs Region.

This chapter summarizes the debate over the "conventionalization" of the organic sector, and applies this to a study of large-scale Australian organic producers of grain and legume products, with reference to the influence of off-farm capital on this sector. A case study is included of a...

Author(s)
Jordan, S.; Shuji, H.; Izawa, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930387)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Corporate social responsibility - the wider context in environmental performance.

This chapter explores what corporate social responsibility (CSR) involves, particularly on the part of tourism enterprises. The primary focus herein is on the enterprises' wider contribution to the local economy and other aspects of CSR such as support for environmental initiatives and community...

Author(s)
Leslie, D.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643564)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Corporate social responsibility in India: philosophy, policy and practice.

This chapter presents an overview of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and philanthropic funding in India, and looks at the evolution of CSR governance and policies. It examines how Indian companies are doing on the CSR front, how the government is supplementing CSR efforts, as well as how...

Author(s)
Raju, K. V.; Wani, S. P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394514)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Corporate social responsibility in the cruise sector.

This chapter proposes a working definition and a set of criteria for how the cruise sector should acknowledge its corporate social responsibility (CSR), from the perspective that CSR must have the ability to create value to both society and the companies themselves. It also summarizes the key...

Author(s)
Font, X.; Navarrete, M. G.; Bonilla, M. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter

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