Entrepreneurship in Hospitality and Tourism: A Global Perspective

  • Maureen Brookes
  • Levent Altinay
  • Published By: Goodfellow Publishers Limited
  • ISBN-10: 1910158291
  • ISBN-13: 9781910158296
  • DDC: 658.421
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 256 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released October 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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This book gives a new and definitive overview of the vital role and effective practice of entrepreneurship in one of the most dynamic industry sectors in the world. The highly qualified international team of contributors ensures a global perspective. The editors clearly outline the key theoretical perspectives and go on to cover the various types of entrepreneurship. Fully informed by the latest research, it incorporates different country contexts; the social and cultural dimensions of entrepreneurship; case studies from a wide range of Hospitality and Tourism sectors; and Industry perspectives and examples.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Theme 1: Theoretical Perspectives on Entrepreneurs and Entrepreneurship.
1: Entrepreneurial Traits.
2: Entrepreneurship as a Process.
3: Culture and Entrepreneurship.
Theme 2: Types of Entrepreneurship.
4: Social Entrepreneurship and Social Value Co-creation: the case of Mageires (a social restaurant).
5: Hotel Middle Managers and Corporate Entrepreneurship.
6: Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship.
7: Franchising and Entrepreneurship.
8: Social Franchising.
Theme 3: The Growth of Entrepreneurship.
9: Nurturing Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Europe.
10: Tourism Entrepreneurship and Social Capital.
11: Entrepreneurship and Networking Processes.
12: Responding to Disasters: Strategies for Tourism and Hospitality Entrepreneurs.
Concluding Remarks.