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community’s assets, and strengthen current and future community based projects, activities, and proposals,” (Kretzmann & McKnight, 2005, p. 1). This document provides various worksheets for analyzing the communication...
programs need to be very high quality and aligned with high-quality kindergarten programs
(Mead, 2008). Another factor that has been identified as important to pre-kindergarten programs
is the teacher belief system (Lar-Cinisomo, Fuligni,...
There are several important factors to consider when promoting a destination
image. For example, when an image is projected by the local tourism industry it should
be anchored to some extent on a true destination identity. This strategy...
The research methodology was multi-phased, with the initial phase being a pilot
study of the survey instrument, followed by structural equation analysis of the final
survey data. The objective of this...
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A managerial approach to studying cultures comes from the work of Laurent (1983) and Victor (1992). Laurent identified four dimensions or parameters, as he refers to them: perception of organizations as political systems,...
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The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a bank holding firm that provides services in
investment banking, investment management, and security services to major corporations
and organizations around the world (About, 2009). They analyze...
ROBERT H. LINFORD Biography 1923 Robert Henry Linford was born July 1, 1923, in Panguitch, Utah, t h e youngest son of seven children born to Joseph Henry a n d Luella R. Orton Linford. Being reared in Panguitch a n d attending schools t h e r e ,...
The rooms are furnished with machines, cases, forms and tables, screens, etc., so one desiring the work has everything that the most approved seamstress could ask for.
The necessity of ethical...
The $600 million web analytics market (Stanhope, 2011) is dominated by
a relatively small group of companies, including Omniture, VisiStat, and
Coremetrics. The interesting thing about this is that 43% of the market
(Hamel, 2011) is...
Hypothesis 3: Information sources have a positive effect on visiting intention
Hypothesis 3 predicted that information sources would positively affect visiting
intention, but this result was not supported. With positive influence of...
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departments, the human rights agencies, non‐government organizations, countless news
articles and reports, and a host of other organizations. Whatever numbers you’re able to
scrounge up, you shove them together as nicely as you...
Hypothesis 6 predicted that travel motive has a positive effect on visiting
intention and was supported with a coefficient of 0.138; supporting results of the
previous study conducted by McCartney, Butler and Bennett (2008). A strong...
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like to write cables about, and hopefully I’ll have time to form more than just one religious cable
(report). Cable topics will include anything that the government should be involved with (in this
case, issues with anything...
Hypothesis 5 predicted that travel motive has a positive effect on destination
image and was supported with a coefficient of 0.118. When prospective visitors have
high travel motivation, they tend to have strong destination image of Austria....
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have foreseen the necessity of somehow getting word out to each individual about the fierceness of Katrina over previous storms and the urgency of this particular evacuation order. The people needed to be directly told that...
ranging from 1 (no time spent) to 7 (all of time) rather than simple ―yes‖ or ―no‖
participation while on vacation. Furthermore, while the data collected on each of the
individual variables in this study provides some value to the...
study might be more effective if it were to be distributed to a broader, more generalizable
population. Distributing it among more diverse population samples, such as neighboring
countries of Austria, will provide richer research data and...
Álvarez, L., Martín, A., and Casielles, R. (2007, May). Relationship Marketing and
Information and Communication Technologies: Analysis of Retail Travel
Agencies. Journal of Travel Research, 45(4), 453-463. Retrieved April...
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Interview Questions for Individuals:
1. Have you experienced any friction with other religions and to what degree?
2. What specific difficulties (if any) have you experienced as a _____?
3. How did you convert/become a member of...
Gast, M. (2009, May). Special Report: Destination Marketing Organizations. New
Study Provides Strategic Map, Trends for Marketing Destinations. Nation‘s
Google Finance. (2010). Currency: eurusd. Retrieved...