|The International Journal of Hospitality Management discusses major trends and developments in a variety of disciplines as they apply to the hospitality industry. The journal also contains research papers, state-of-the-art reviews and analyses of business practice within the industry. The range of topics covered by the journal includes: Human resources management, Consumer behavior and marketing, Business forecasting and applied economics, Operational management, Strategic management, Financial management, Planning and design, Information technology and e-commerce, Training and development, Technological developments, National and international legislation.
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