Why we need to study the history of tourist attractions to understand their success.
Some companies are complex, highly diverse workplaces with a lot of people to manage. A host of different departments to oversea a multitude of tasks. You can't negate the fact that companies and their departments, their divisions have territorial tendencies. Cue Elf: Buddy (Will Ferrell) in mail room. That scene from Elf and others, hint [...]
Attractions have a lot of complicated parts, both intangible and tangible. They have a wider impact that many realize. A whole mess of questions in a complicated world. Attractions evolve from the three environments: socio-cultural, economic, and physical (natural and man-made). They take many forms and trying to define them can be a delicate journey. [...]
We have a host of authors within our book by Kersten and La Venture 1 that exposes the various definitions of organizational culture. There is a theme that emerges based on shared core values, beliefs, and principles. This hints at behavior and how that behavior is communicated to a greater audience (p. 2-3). That behavior [...]
Every day I'm asked by students about finding employment, the right job for them. They slip into my office, some tentatively, others boldly, and with frustrated snarls and whispers, ask, "How do I find a job?" Or they sigh deeply and say, "Help me find an internship? I can't find one." I get it, I've [...]