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Signaling Eco-Certification: Implications For Service Coproduction And Resource Efficiency, Jie J. Zhang, Nitin Joglekar, Rohit Verma Jan 2014

Signaling Eco-Certification: Implications For Service Coproduction And Resource Efficiency, Jie J. Zhang, Nitin Joglekar, Rohit Verma

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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to use an eco-friendly service concept framework to demonstrate the effect of credible eco-certification signaling.

Design/methodology/approach – The authors examine a cross-sectional data set consisting of 2,481 hotel sites across the US. The authors measure the performance of the operations component of eco-friendly service by operations-driven resource efficiency (ODF), and the performance of the marketing component by customer-driven resource efficiency (CDF). A series of multivariate regressions compare these two resource efficiency measures between credibly eco-certified hotel sites and others.

Findings – The results indicate that credible eco-certifications achieve the signaling effect. Eco-certified ...


Best Practices In Hotel Architecture, Judy A. Siguaw, Cathy A. Enz Oct 1999

Best Practices In Hotel Architecture, Judy A. Siguaw, Cathy A. Enz

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By making their rooms as home-like as possible, the best hotels are using architecture and design to add value to the guests’ experience.


Unions Impose Stability On A Turbulent Construction Industry, Jeffrey Grabelsky Oct 1994

Unions Impose Stability On A Turbulent Construction Industry, Jeffrey Grabelsky

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