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A Content Analysis of Hospitality Reports from the Center of Hospitality Research in Cornell University: 2001-2014

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This article analyzes 186 hospitality reports from the Center of Hospitality Research in Cornell University. Objectives of the study are to (a) profile the content of hospitality report of the Center of Hospitality Research; (b) identify differences between the findings of hospitality journals research and the results of hospitality reports in the Center of Hospitality Research; and (c) derive emerging trends and make suggestions on future directions regarding hospitality research with industry professionals in the Center of Hospitality Research. Content analysis results showed that the differences between hospitality reports in the Center of Hospitality Research and other journal exit in the research theme and unit of analysis. Finance in the Center of Hospitality Research was increasingly popular, while human resources in other journal were emphasized. The Center of Hospitality Research focused on individual behavior, as well as organizational behavior, while other journal mainly focused on individual behavior. According to the results, hospitality reports in the Center of Hospitality Research will lay more emphasis on finance and decline the research of human resources. Multiple-authorship and collaboration with industry professionals and scholars from other universities will be popular in the Center of Hospitality Research.

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Wang, W. (2015) A Content Analysis of Hospitality Reports from the Center of Hospitality Research in Cornell University: 2001-2014. Open Journal of Applied Sciences, 5, 618-633. doi: 10.4236/ojapps.2015.510061.

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