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The purpose of this study is to develop a measurement scale of antecedents of switching behaviour in the hotel industry. By following Churchill's (1979) rigorous measurement scale development procedures, the developed scale was found to be both reliable and valid among overall, high and medium to...

Author(s)
Qiu HanQin; Fan, D. X. F.; Bai, B.; Ren LianPing
Publisher
Washington State University, Pullman, USA
Citation
The 5th Advances in Hospitality & Tourism Marketing and Management (AHTMM) Conference, Beppu, Japan, 18-21 June 2015, 2015, pp 268-274
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tourist behavior scales.

This chapter presents a number of measurement scales developed by tourism researchers to assess (1) travellers' decision making and buying behaviour, (2) travellers' knowledge and information search behaviour, (3) their online behaviour, (4) perceptions of travel risk and travel constraints, (5)...

Author(s)
Gursoy, D.; Uysal, M.; Sirakaya-Turk, E.; Ekinci, Y.; Baloglu, S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644530)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Handbook of scales in tourism and hospitality research.

This handbook compiles and presents over 200 measurement scales that capture a variety of concepts and constructs used in hospitality and tourism studies. Categories covered include: motivation scales; residents' perceptions and attitudes scales; image scales; performance evaluation, quality...

Author(s)
Gursoy, D.; Uysal, M.; Sirakaya-Turk, E.; Ekinci, Y.; Baloglu, S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644530)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Motivation scales.

A number of scales, placed in seven subcategories, developed to measure motivation in hospitality and tourism are presented in this chapter. These subcategories of scales measure (1) travel motivation, (2) festival attendance motivation, (3) casino gambling motivation, (4) sporting events...

Author(s)
Gursoy, D.; Uysal, M.; Sirakaya-Turk, E.; Ekinci, Y.; Baloglu, S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644530)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Image scales.

Multi-item, multi-dimensional scales that were developed by hospitality and tourism researchers to measure different aspects of individuals' cognitive image are presented in this chapter, in four subcategories. The subcategories are: destination image scales; destination emotion and personality...

Author(s)
Gursoy, D.; Uysal, M.; Sirakaya-Turk, E.; Ekinci, Y.; Baloglu, S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644530)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Residents' perceptions and attitudes scales.

This chapter presents a number of measurement scales, placed in five subcategories, developed to assess residents' perceptions of and attitudes toward tourism. The first subcategory includes measurement scales that were developed to assess residents' perceptions of and attitudes toward general ...

Author(s)
Gursoy, D.; Uysal, M.; Sirakaya-Turk, E.; Ekinci, Y.; Baloglu, S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644530)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Scales related to hospitality and tourism operations.

This chapter presents a number of measurement scales that were developed to examine (1) the performance of hospitality and tourism businesses, (2) organizational relationships within the industry, (3) event and festival organizers' perspectives, (4) ethics and corporate social responsibility, and...

Author(s)
Gursoy, D.; Uysal, M.; Sirakaya-Turk, E.; Ekinci, Y.; Baloglu, S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644530)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The focus of this study is threefold. First it tested the validity and reliability of a scale designed to measure Hofstede's five cultural dimensions at the individual or psychological level across two large (n>500) convenience samples of the United States population. Once deemed an appropriate...

Author(s)
Mazanec, J. A.; Crotts, J. C.; Gursoy, D.; Lu, L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2015, 48, pp 299-304
Abstract

The goal of this research note is to establish further support for a more rigorous form of validity of the SUSTAS scale by predicting behavioral intentions of residents toward pro-sustainable behavior using structural equation modeling (SEM). The data were collected from a stratified random sample...

Author(s)
Sirakaya-Turk, E.; Gursoy, D.
Publisher
Cognizant Communication Corporation, Putnam Valley, USA
Citation
Tourism Analysis, 2013, 18, 5, pp 601-605
Abstract

This study develops an instrument to measure festival and special event organizers' perceptions of the impacts of festivals and special events on local communities. An instrument with 17 items was proposed based on the literature and the suggestions of experts in the area. The proposed instrument...

Author(s)
Gursoy, D.; Kim, K. M.; Uysal, M.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2004, 25, 2, pp 171-181

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