Learn both theory and practice of knowledge management
Sir Francis Bacon once wrote, Knowledge is power. Knowledge Sharing and Quality Assurance in Hospitality and Tourism provides strategies to grab that power and the competitive edge in the tourism industry through knowledge management (KM) and quality assurance. Leading tourism and hospitality experts offer the latest theory and practical frameworks to expand the knowledge needed for creating and maintaining success at destinations around the world. Each cogent chapter provides fresh directions for future research and the creation of effective ways to share and use knowledge.
As the tourism and hospitality industry expands, the competition increases as the search continues for ways to ensure quality, know the consumer, and discover the best standards of destination operation. Knowledge Sharing and Quality Assurance in Hospitality and Tourism is a unique foundational text that clearly explains the theory and practical management of knowledge in this lucrative, very competitive industry. Knowledge theory is used to explore organizational functioning, change issues, and operations at destinations in industry clusters and networks. Chapters are extensively referenced.
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