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A faculty member in Western Carolina University’s Hospitality and Tourism Management Program is conducting research examining various factors that can influence customer sensory experiences at themed restaurants and affect their behavioral intentions.
Although the importance of conflict management style, self-monitoring and change orientation is well-established in the management sciences, recent research by a Western Carolina University professor suggests that those personality traits are frequently overlooked when organizations assemble teams tasked with improving business practices.
A study conducted by an assistant professor of finance at Western Carolina University and a colleague at Coastal Carolina University indicates that residents of North Carolina and South Carolina are more likely to utilize pawn shops and rent-to-own stores as sources of short-term financing compared to residents of other states.
Ongoing research being conducted by Michael Shick, assistant professor of project management in the College of Business at Western Carolina University, may offer important insights into the relationship between post-traumatic stress disorder and organizational support systems in settings beyond the military.
A study co-authored by a faculty member in Western Carolina University’s College of Business and colleagues at two other universities indicates that recent changes in economic market conditions may necessitate a closer look at a long-held retirement strategy.
Significant shifts in the retirement income environment across the nation intensified by the global COVID-19 pandemic are leading to increasing concerns among Americans about whether they will have sufficient funds to meet their needs during their golden years.