Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management
                                   2015 Highlights

 

Awards/Recognitions (6)

Cody Havard - 2015 Emerging Scholar in Sports Marketing. Sports and Special Event Marketing SIG of the American Marketing Association.

Cody Havard - Sport Rivalry Fan Perception Scale (SRFPS) featured in the APA PsychTESTS database.

Cody Havard - Organized and Hosted 2015 Forum on Sport Rivalry.

Michael Hutchinson - 2015 Best Paper Award: Strategic Management Track, Southern Management Association Conference

Radesh Palakurthi - 2015 Research Accomplishments Award – University of Memphis Research Foundation.

Radesh Palakurthi - 2015 FLL Lego Robotics, West TN – Team Mentor Award (Team received 2nd place Championship Award).

External Funding (1)

Palakurthi, R. (2015). Pedagogical Innovation and Learning Outcome Assessment in Hospitality Education: A Cultural Perspective. The project was supported by the Office of Research, Assessment and Development (ORAD), (FUA), Florence, Italy, through UM proposal number S3308 BP15. (Funded: $11,900).

Journal Articles (16)

Berg, B. K. (In press). Sustaining local physical activity programs: Lessons from the United States. International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics.

Brown, C., Willis, E., Havard, C.T., & Irwin, R. L. (2015). From tailgating to Twitter: Fans' use of social media at a gridiron matchup between two historically black colleges. Journal of Applied Sport Management: Research that Matter, 7(3) 1-18.

Havard, C. T. (Jan. 2016) Rivalry among teams and conferences in intercollegiate athletics: Does a conference pride phenomenon exist? Journal of Contemporary Athletics, 10, 19-32.

Havard, C. T., Eddy, T. W., & Ryan, T. D. (February 2016). Examining the impact of team identification and gender on rival perceptions and behavior of intercollegiate athletics fans. Journal of Applied Sport Management: Research that Matters, 8(2), 33-49. doi: 10.18666?JASM-2016-V8-I2-6444

Hutchinson, M., & Berg, B. K. (2015). Institutions of higher commitment: A case study of de-escalation and American football's decisive role in intercollegiate athletics. Sport Management Review, 18(3), 464-480.

Hutchinson, M., Havard, C. T., Berg, B. K., & Ryan, T. D. (In press). Losing the core sport product: Marketing amidst uncertainty in college athletics. Sport Marketing Quarterly.

Hutchinson, M., Nite, C., & Bouchet, A. (2015). Escalation of commitment in United States collegiate athletic departments: An investigation of social and structural determinants of commitment. Journal of Sport Management, 29(1), 57-75.

Inoue, Y., Berg, B. K., & Chelladurai, P. (In press). Spectator sport and population health: A scoping study. Journal of Sport Management.

Inoue, Y., & Havard, C. T. (2015). Exploring the contributions of spectator sport to the post-disaster recovery. Disaster Prevention and Management, 24, 355-368.

Jang, S. S. & Kim, D. (2015). Personality Traits, Cultural Familiarity and Menu Framing: Enhancing Ethnic Food Acceptance and Reducing Perceived Risk. International Journal ofHospitality Management, 47, 85-95.

Joung, H.-W., Choi, E.-K., Lee, D.-S., & Kim, H.-S. (2015). Exploring internal marketing mix and its applications in the foodservice industry. Culinary Science and Hospitality Research, 21(5), 192-203.

Joung, H.-W., Choi, E.-K., & Goh, B. (2015). The impact of perceived service and food quality on behavioral intentions in continuing care retirement communities: A mediating effect of satisfaction. Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality and Tourism, 16(3), 221-234.

Kim, D., Jang, S., & Adler, H. (2015). What drives café customers to spread eWOM? Examining self-relevant value, quality value, and opinion leadership. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 27(2), 261-282.

Kim, D., & Jang, S. S. (2015). Cognitive decline and emotional regulation of senior consumers. International Journal ofHospitality Management, 44, 111-119.

Nicely, A., & Palakurthi, R. (2015). Organizational Culture Requirements for High Levels of Knowledge Usage from Learning Activities among Hotel Managers. International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, (Final Review).

Nite, C., Hutchinson, M., Melton, E. N., & Bouchet, A. (2015). Locating universities within the phases of escalation of commitment to intercollegiate athletics. Journal of Applied Sport Management, 7(1), 83-108.

Book Chapters (2)

Razaee, Z., & Choi, E.-K. (2015). The relevance of business sustainability in the hotel industry. In M. A. Gardetto & A. L. Torres (Ed.), Sustainable hotels: How Innovative Hotels are Transforming the Industry (pp. 25-40). Sheffield, UK: Greenleaf Publishing.

Palakurthi, R. (2016). Hospitality Chain Operations. In Brymer, et al (Eds.), Hospitality: An Introduction (In Press), Dubuque, IA: KendallHunt Publishing Company.

Conference Presentations (19)

Berg, B., Warner, S., & Das, B. (April, 2015). The use of sport to help U.S. adults meet physical activity and public health recommendations. East Carolina University's National Public Health Week Symposium, Greenville, NC.

Bouchet, A., Hutchinson, M., Laird, M. D., & Troilo, M., (2015). The role of reputation, status, and university endowment in increased athletic commitment: Evidence from NCAA Division I. Southern Management Association Conference, St. Pete Beach, FL [Best Paper Award: Strategic Management Track].

Choi, E.-K., Fowler, D., Goh, B., Yuan, J., & Joung, H.-W. (2015). An extension of the technology acceptance model for hotel Facebook fan pages. Presented at the Annual Conference of International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education, Orlando, Florida.

Havard, C. T., & Hutchinson, M. (2015). Investigating rivalry in United States professional sport. Sport Marketing Association Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Havard, C. T., & Ryan, T. D. (2015). Rivalry, in-group bias, and Glory Out of Reflected Failure in Sport Fans. North American Society for Sport Management, Ottawa, Ontario.

Havard, C. T. (2015). Rating rivalries in intercollegiate athletics. 11th Annual Sport Psychology Forum, Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Hutchinson, M., & Berg, B. K. (2015). Institutions of higher commitment: A case study of de-escalation and American football's decisive role in intercollegiate athletics. North American Society for Sport Management Conference, Ottawa, ON.

Inoue, Y., Berg, B. K., Bowers, M., Chelladurai, P., Du, J., Kihl, L., Sato, M., & Warner, S. (June, 2015). Management of sport for public health: Defining the field. North American Society for Sport Management Conference, Ottawa, Ontario.

Kim, D., & Jang, S. S. (2015, December) Food crisis communication strategy: The crisis types and brand equity influencing consumers' responses. HKIPES, HongKong, China.

Kim, D., & Jang, S. S. (2015, January) Seniors' Dining-Out Constraints: Understanding the Roles of Physical, Mental and Economic Health. 20th Annual Graduate Education & Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism, Tampa, Florida, USA.

Kim, D., & Jang, S. S. (2015, January) Stress and Food Choice: Examining the Role of Time Horizon Messages. 20th Annual Graduate Education & Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism, Tampa, Florida, USA.

Nite, C., & Hutchinson, M. (2015). The framing of O'Bannon v. NCAA: The institutional work of the NCAA. North American Society for Sport Management Conference, Ottawa, ON.

Palakurthi, R. (2015). A Preliminary Study of the Adherence to the Mediterranean Diet Among Selected Countries in the Mediterranean Region. FUA | SUNY 7th Annual Conference: De Re Mediteranea, Florence, Italy.
Conference Presentations (continued)

Palakurthi, R. (2016). The Relationship Between Experiential Learning, Learning Outcomes and Learning Styles Among Hospitality Students. Apicius International Conference, Florence, Italy.

Thompson, D., & Choi, E.-K. (2015). A comparison of restaurant selection preferences between vegetarian and non-vegetarian consumers. Presented at the 5th Korea America Hospitality & Tourism Educators Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Wann, D. L., Grieve, F. G., Havard, C. T., Zapalac, R. K., Peetz, T., & Lanter. J. R. (2015). Sport fan evaluations of Major League Baseball season: Key predictors and influence on future evaluations and consumption behaviors. Sport Marketing Association Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.

Wang, A., Choi, E.-K., & Silkes, C. (2015). The globalization of hospitality program: Recruiting international students. Presented at the 3rd World Research Summit for Tourism and Hospitality and 1st USA-China Tourism Research Summit, Orlando, Florida.

Rezaee, Z., & Kim, D (2016, January) Corporate Sustainability Performance Reporting and Assurance: Its Time Has Come. SICSSAM, Seoul, Korea.

Rezaee, Z., & Kim, D (2015, December) Integration Of Business Sustainability Education Into The Curriculum Of Hospitality Management. HKIPES, Hong Kong, China.

Journal Editorial Board Member (10)

Journal of Sport Management

Journal of Intercollegiate Sport

Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics

Journal of Applied Sport Management: Research that Matters

Journal of Amateur Sport

Journal of Global Sport Management

Societies

Asia-Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality

The Journal of Global Business & Trade

Journal of Services Research

Mentions in Media/Requested Commentary (2)

Cody Havard highlighted for being named 2015 Emerging Scholar in Sports Marketing by the Sports and Special Event Marketing Special Interest Group (SIG) of the American Marketing Association. Alcalde, September 2015.

Cody Havard highlighted for being named 2015 Emerging Scholar in Sports Marketing by the Sports and Special Event Marketing Special Interest Group (SIG) of the American Marketing Association. UNC Magazine, Fall/Winter 2015.