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Title: Scientific progress on strategic management in hospitality and tourism : a state-of-the-art
Authors: Okumus, F
Koseoglu, MA 
Morvillo, A
Altin, M
Keywords: Tourism
Hospitality
Intellectual structure
Conceptual structure
Strategic management
State of art
Social structure
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Source: Tourism review, 2017, v. 72, no. 3, p. 261-273 How to cite?
Journal: Tourism review 
Abstract: Purpose - The main purpose of this study is to offer a critical review of studies of scientific progress of strategic management (SM) research in the hospitality and tourism field (H&T). Design/methodology/approach - This study was conducted through a critical literature review based on three dimensions: intellectual, conceptual and social structures of SM research. Findings - The boundaries of SM under the three dimensions (intellectual, conceptual and social structure) are addressed. Based on these three components, SM in hospitality and tourism realm shows a discursive structure. There are few studies assessing the evolution of SM research in the H&T industry. However, all of these studies are review papers that explored the boundaries of SM research in H&T by using limited keywords to find SM papers, and generally considered papers which are published in a few leading H&T journals. Research limitations/implications - This study focused on only H&T journals to elaborate the boundaries of SM in H&T. The findings of this study can help researchers (re) design research agendas to contribute to both mainstream and H&T industry SM literature and to enhance the essential elements of theory development in SM research related to H&T industry. Originality/value - This is one of the first studies assessing the development of SM research related to hospitality and tourism by considering the boundaries of SM in three issues: intellectual, conceptual and social structure.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/76460
ISSN: 1660-5373
EISSN: 1759-8451
DOI: 10.1108/TR-03-2017-0047
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