The centers and institutes at the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration publish a series of four types of online research studies: reports, tools, roundtable proceedings, and indices. The publications are valuable for their broad appeal and practical implications for hospitality and service industry executives, managers, operators, and consultants.
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Types of Hospitality Publications
A research-based study that addresses issues associated with the hospitality and service industry. A report is a “put-to-work Monday-morning” type of study in that it provides suggestions that are clear and actionable. A reader should have an idea of what to “do differently” having read a report.
An instructional study or “how to” document. There are two types of tools: (1) a Microsoft Word document and (2) a Microsoft Word document and a related Microsoft Excel spreadsheet.
A concise, specific précis highlighting key points and essential lessons from a roundtable. Like a report, a proceeding should be written with a practitioner audience in mind and focus on actionable suggestions from the discussion.
A recurring record of data pertinent to the hospitality industry.