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Event Evaluation

Author : Donald Getz
ISBN : 191139665X
Genre : Special events
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This is the first textbook and reference work on evaluation intended for event management andevent tourism. Drawing upon generic evaluation theory and methods, event and tourism researchand real-world experiences, the author provides concepts and tools needed for the establishment of a comprehensive evaluation system and the implementation of varied evaluation projects.The strength of this book lies in its emphasis on evaluation foundations, both theoretical andmethodological, enabling the student and practitioner to adapt the evaluation process to manysituations using:*A range of tools from simple checklists to more advanced logic models;*Specific chapters devoted to the most challenging evaluation contexts: the visitor and theirexperience, quality and human resources;*A chapter devoted to exploring different evaluation challenges in the full range of plannedevents, including the tourism dimension;*An introduction of impact assessment.The Events Management Theory and Methods Series examines the extent to which mainstream theory is being employed to develop event-specific theory, and to influence the very core practices of event management and event tourism. Each compact volume contains overviews of mainstream management theories and methods, examples from the events literature, case studies, and guidance on all aspects of planned-event management. They introduce the theory, show how it is being used in the events sector through a literature review, incorporate examples and case studies written by researchers and/or practitioners, and contain methods that can be used effectively in the real world. Series editor: Donald Getz.With online resource material, this mix-and-match collection is ideal for lecturers who need theoretical foundations and case studies for their classes, by students in need of reference works, by professionals wanting increased understanding alongside practical methods, and by agencies or associations that want their members and stakeholders to have access to a library of valuable resources.
Category: Special events

Management Of Event Operations

Author : Julia Tum
ISBN : 9781136386183
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 80.88 MB
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The Management of Event Operations: project management, planning and customer satisfaction provides an introduction to the management of operations for the event planner and venue provider. Taking an holistic view of an event enterprise, it links the traditional topics within operations management to present a coherent and hands-on approach specifically for the events manager. The approach is pragmatic and is dictated by practical consequences and considerations, which are so important to an event manager who balances many views and needs from diverse stakeholders.
Category: Business & Economics

Festival And Event Management In Nordic Countries

Author : Tommy D. Andersson
ISBN : 9781317977896
Genre : Social Science
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This book on events-related research marks a watershed in the development of a "Nordic School" of festival and event research. Each of the chapters presents a new and interesting approach to the study of events, in terms of methods, perspectives or content. It is mostly rooted in management theory but also incorporating other perspectives that enhance our understanding of the phenomena. Implications for real-world applications in tourism, hospitality, and community development are also at the fore. The scholarship is comprehensive, not focused on only tourism or economic aspects. Management theory, including stakeholder management, social networks, and institutionalization processes is being applied. Attention is being given to the multiple roles festivals and events play in society, and to evaluation of their worth and impacts. Innovative methods are being developed to examine event experiences, innovation processes, and success factors. There is now a critical mass of scholars in the Nordic countries that share a strong interest in event studies, and they are engaged in collaborative research, making it an appealing and innovative region for other event students and researchers to visit. It can be expected that the Nordic school will take an increasingly important place in the development of event studies, which is now truly global in terms of scholarship and university degree programs. This book was originally published as a special issue of Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism.
Category: Social Science

Successful Event Management

Author : Anton Shone
ISBN : 1844800768
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 24.63 MB
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This is the essential guide for anyone who needs to know how to organize a special event: a festival, a celebration party, a media launch or an annual fete. The authors' combination of industry experience, expertise and a lively approach make this an ideal book for students of Events Management, Business, Tourism, Media Studies and related courses as well as being a valuable handbook for practitioners currently organizing events.
Category: Business & Economics

Events Management

Author : Glenn Bowdin
ISBN : 9781136404580
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 36.15 MB
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Events Management second edition provides an introduction to the principles and practices associated with planning, managing and staging events. The book: * Introduces the key concepts of event planning and management * Discusses the key components for staging an event, and covers the whole process from creation to evaluation * Examines the events industry within its broader business context * Provides an effective guide for producers of events * Contains learning objectives and review questions to consolidate learning Now in its second edition, this successful text has been fully revised and updated to include new case studies and chapters on event tourism, project management of events, strategic marketing, and issues and trends. It is full of real-life case studies which illustrate key concepts and place theory in a practical context. Examples include the Edinburgh International Festival, Glastonbury Festival, Vodafone Ball, MTV Awards, Notting Hill Carnival, T in the Park and the Daily Mail Ideal Home Show. Events Management is the must-have introductory text providing a complete A-Z of the principles and practices associated with planning, managing and staging events. Events Management is supported by a website (http://em.worldofevents.net) which includes updates, downloadable figures form the book and an online ‘history of events’, together with links to websites and other resources for both students and lecturers.
Category: Business & Economics

Event Management For Tourism Cultural Business And Sporting Events

Author : Lynn Van der Wagen
ISBN : 9780170394451
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Event Management, specifically written for the Diploma of Event Management and Advanced Diploma of Event Management, is a comprehensive resource for anyone wanting to build their expertise in professional event management. This edition adopts a scaffold learning pedagogy, helping students move through the material logically and efficiently while building on their understanding of tourism, cultural, business and sporting events.

Sport Recreation And Tourism Event Management

Author : Cheryl Mallen
ISBN : 9781136364488
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 27.76 MB
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Sport, Recreation and Tourism Event Management encourages students to apply theoretical foundations as they “think through” the requirements for any specific event, enabling them to develop a knowledge strategy for event management that will guide them into this field. This book focuses specifically on the operational planning component and the role of the event manager as the planner and facilitator, providing theoretical foundations behind the activities for planning. Full of industry applications strengthening the featured theory, Sport, Recreation and Tourism Event Management is the essential book for anyone entering the event management field.
Category: Business & Economics

International Handbook On The Economics Of Tourism

Author : L. Dwyer
ISBN : 9781847201638
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 84.68 MB
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Tourism economics is a rapidly expanding field of research and interest in the subject has been growing steadily over the past decade. As a field of study it is one of the small band of areas, such as energy and transport economics, that draws on, and applies, developments in general economics. This highly accessible and comprehensive Handbook presents a cutting edge discussion of the state of tourism economics and its likely directions in future research. Leading researchers in the field explore a wide range of topics including: demand and forecasting, supply, transport, taxation and infrastructure, evaluation and application for policy-making. Each chapter includes a discussion of its relevance and importance to the tourism economics literature, an overview of its main contributions and themes, a critical evaluation of existing literature and an outline of issues for further conceptual and applied research. Larry Dwyer and Peter Forsyth have assembled a fascinating Handbook that will be an invaluable and much welcomed reference book for tourism economics scholars and researchers at all levels of academe. General economics scholars will also find much to engage them within the book.
Category: Business & Economics

The Impact And Evaluation Of Major Sporting Events

Author : Holger Preuss
ISBN : 9781317995968
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The aim of politicians is to attract new investment to their city or region in order to develop infrastructure such as telecommunications, transportation, housing or even sport and entertainment facilities. Sporting events are also intended to achieve intangible ends such as a better image, more know-how, stronger networks, emotional commitment and additional cultural benefits and enhanced identity. All these so called ‘event structures’ can improve sites in a city/region by strengthening certain location factors. They may improve general living conditions in the longer term and also boost the income of citizens by attracting new businesses, tourists, conventions or new events. Finally they may foster economic growth at the city, regional or national level. This collection is of particular interest for anyone who intends to enter a bidding process for a major sporting event. It offers the host of an event a good introduction to the potential ways to generate economic benefits and will enhance understanding of the economics behind major sporting events. This book was previously published as a special issue of European Sport Management Quarterly
Category: Sports & Recreation

Assessment And Evaluation Of Developmental Learning

Author : Robert M. Hashway
ISBN : 0275943089
Genre : Education
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Arguments for a developmental approach to learning through the life span concordant with the current themes of developmental education.
Category: Education

Managing Tourism And Hospitality Services

Author : B. Prideaux
ISBN : 9781845930158
Genre : Electronic books
File Size : 84.91 MB
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The aim of this book is to enhance theoretical and practical understanding of quality management in tourism and hospitality. It provides a benchmark of current knowledge, and examines the range of research methods being applied to further develop tourism and hospitality service management research. It is hoped that this book will stimulate new research questions by highlighting tensions and challenges in the area.
Category: Electronic books

Evaluation Of Chemical Events At Army Chemical Agent Disposal Facilities

Author : National Research Council
ISBN : 9780309086295
Genre : Science
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For over a decade the Army has been carrying out a program aimed at the destruction of accumulated chemical weapons stored at several sites. While destruction by incineration has been successful, several incidents -- called chemical events -- occurred during the disposal process or decontamination activities that raised some public concerns about the safety of operations of three third generation incineration facilities. As a result, the Congress asked the NRC to investigate whether the incidents provide information useful to help ensure safe operation of the future sites. This book presents an analysis of causes of and responses to past chemical events, implications of such events for ongoing and future demilitarization activities, and recommendations for preparing for future events.
Category: Science

Reliability Evaluation Of Engineering Systems

Author : Roy Billinton
ISBN : 9781461577287
Genre : Science
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This book has evolved from our deep interest and involvement in the development and application of reliability evaluation techniques. Its scope is not limited to anyone engineering discipline as the concepts and basic techniques for reliability evaluation have no disciplinary boundaries and are applicable in most, if not all, engineering applications. We firmly believe that reliability evaluation is an important and integral feature of the planning, design and operation of all engineering systems; from the smallest and most simple to the largest and most complex. Also, we believe that all engineers involved with such systems should be aware of, and appreciate, not only the benefits which can accrue from reliability assessment, but also how such assessments can be made. Our primary objective has been to compile a book which provides practising engineers and engineering graduates who have little or no background in probability theory or statistics, with the concepts and basic techniques for evaluating the reliability of engineering systems. It is hoped that the material presented will enable them to reach quickly a level of self-confidence which will permit them to assimilate, understand and appreciate the more detailed applications and additional material which is available in the journals and publications associated with their own discipline.
Category: Science

Evaluation And Comparison Of Corba Object Request Broker Implementations

Author : Roland Gelbmann
ISBN : 9783832456023
Genre : Computers
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Inhaltsangabe:Abstract: Common Object Request Broker Architecture (CORBA), a standard from the Object Management Group (OMG), defines a vendor-independent architecture and infrastructure for distributed systems. Further CORBA species a client-server platform as well as an object-oriented programming model for distributed computing.The Object Request Broker (ORB) implements the part of CORBA which manages communication and data exchange between objects. CORBA-based applications often have to communicate with ORBs from different vendors. Therefore testing the interoperability is one important point in this work. Six actually available ORB implementations are shown and compared at given features. If a problem has to be solved with CORBA, it is necessary to choose the best ORB implementation for that purpose, because they differ often at significant points. Important details for decision are Standard Conformity, Robustness, Functionality as well as Functional Range or Interoperability. Exactly these properties are to be examined in this work. The investigation is performed on six, at the web available ORBs indeed Jacorb 1.4 beta 2, Orbacus 4.1.0, Orbix E2A 2.0, OpenORB 1.2.0, J2SE ORB 1.4.0 as well as TAO 1.2.1 all in their most actual released version. Additionally to these properties the correct implementation of the most important CORBA Services is checked. They are Event Service, Notification Service, Name Service and Transaction Service. The ORBs are compared at this given properties.It shows that the ORBs differ very much from each other and that the CORBA Services are often implemented incorrectly. Further a high costly implementation is no guarantee for best quality at all points. The evaluation shows that a freely available ORB can be as good as or better than a commercial one. Inhaltsverzeichnis:Table of Contents: 1.Introduction 1.1Motivation1 1.2Project Objectives1 1.3Related Work2 1.4Content of the following Sections2 2.CORBA Basics 2.1Overview5 2.2Major Parts of an ORB9 2.2.1Core Compnents9 2.2.2Object Adaptors11 2.3CORBA Services12 2.4OMG Interface Definition Language21 2.5BOA to POA Migration23 3.ORB Evaluation and Comparison 3.1Chosen ORBs25 3.1.1Jacorb1.4 beta225 3.1.2Orbacus 4.1.025 3.1.3OrbixE2A 2.025 3.1.4OpenORB 1.2.026 3.1.5J2SEORB 1.4.026 3.1.6TAO The Ace ORB 1.2.126 3.2Evaluation-Environment26 3.3Installation27 3.4Standard Conformity30 3.4.1Interface Definition Language30 3.4.2Basic Remote [...]
Category: Computers

Events Management

Author : Peter Robinson
ISBN : 9781845936822
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 81.81 MB
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Event management studies are fast growing in popularity, covering a diverse range of activities such as music and film festivals, concerts, sporting events and conferences. This textbook gives a broad and practical coverage of the major themes in events. Outlining both the historical developments and current state of the industry, whilst also taking into account wider political and cultural issues, the book covers the different elements of planning, project management, health and safety, funding, operations, human resources, marketing and logistics that are vital for successful management. Critical issues such as impacts, sustainability and legacy of events are also discussed. Supported by international case studies and review questions, Events Management provides a current and up-to-date view of the industry in this field.
Category: Business & Economics

Key Concepts In Event Management

Author : Bernadette Quinn
ISBN : 9781446281055
Genre : Business & Economics
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Electronic Inspection Copy available for instructors here In recent years we have seen an enormous growth of festivals and event activity and the literature within the field is consequently huge. In order to make sense of this rapid and dynamic development, students are dependent on a book that can lead them through the myriad of theoretical frameworks offered. This book naturally situates itself in the middle of this need, offering a comprehensive and illuminating account of the festival and event field. Written with academic rigour yet accessible at the same time, Quinn proves herself to be an outstanding communicator and stimulator of knowledge. International in content and timely in its up to date coverage of key topics, this will be an invaluable reference source for students from Event Management, Tourism and Leisure studies. It will also be of great use for students from Business Studies, Marketing, Cultural Studies and Geography.
Category: Business & Economics

Topics In Performance Evaluation Measurement And Characterization

Author : Raghunath Nambiar
ISBN : 9783642326271
Genre : Computers
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This book constitutes the proceedings of the Third Technology Conference on Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking, TPCTC 2011, held in conjunction with the 37th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, VLDB 2011, in Seattle, August/September 2011. The 12 full papers and 2 keynote papers were carefully selected and reviewed from numerous submissions. The papers present novel ideas and methodologies in performance evaluation, measurement, and characterization.
Category: Computers