Getting on with the job: a response to Jones and Lockwood

Kevin D. O'Gorman

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    Peter Jones and Andrew Lockwood identified some of the reasons that hospitality management research and education is in a potential spiral of decline. Undeniably one of the main reasons is that the existence of the independent Hotel School model, within a university business school, is being questioned. Marketing, human resource management, finance, operations can all be taught by subject specialists, ideally underpinned by leading research. Hotel Schools per se are not a thing of the past, far from it, world-class centres exist, they are just not the subject of this reflection.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)19-22
    Number of pages4
    JournalHospitality Review
    Issue number4
    Publication statusPublished - 2008


    • hospitality management
    • business schools
    • academic change
    • higher education


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