Publications of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas College of Hospitality Faculty.


Submissions from 2019

Association Between Employee Department and Responsibile Gambling Program Perceptions, Brett Abarbanel, Heather M. Gray, Debi A. LaPlante, and Bo J. Bernhard

VGO, NFT, OMG! Commentary on Continued Developments in Skins Wagering, Brett Abarbanel and Joseph Macey

Exploring Gamers' Perceptions of Esports Betting Advertising, Brett Abarbanel and Dylan Phung

Tourism Experiences During a Convention: A Case Study from South Korea, Meghan Beardsley, Shinyong Jung, Hyelin Kim, and Yen-Soon Kim

A Critical Review of Research Regarding Peer-To-Peer Accommodations, Amanda Belarmino and Yoon Koh

The Impact of Resort Fees on Perceived Fairness and Destination Brand Image: An Exploratory Study, Amanda Belarmino, Carola Raab, and Tevfik Demirciftci

The Effects of Leadership Satisfaction on Employee Engagement, Loyalty, and Retention in the Hospitality Industry, Laura Book, Anthony Gatling, and Jungsun Kim

Role of Commercial Friendship, Initiation and Co-Creation Types, James A. Busser and Lenna V. Shulga

Hospitality Career Retention: The Role of Contextual Factors and Thriving at Work, Wen Chang and James A. Busser

A Rice Mutant with a Giant Embryo has Increased Levels of Lipophilic Antioxidants, E Vitamers, and Gamma-Oryzanol Fraction, Ming‐Hsuan Chen, Christine J. Bergman, Casey C. Grimm, and Anna M. McClung

Hydrolytic Rancidity and its Association with Phenolics in Rice Bran, Ming-Hsuan Chen, Christine J. Bergman, and Anna M. McClung

The Role of Reference Prices in the Lodging Industry: The Moderating Effect of an Individual’s Psychological State, Choongbeom Choi, Sungwoo Choi, and Anna S. Mattila

Pride, Guilt, and Self-Regulation in Cause-Related Marketing Advertisements, Joshua T. Coleman, Marla B. Royne (Stafford), and Kathrynn R. Pounders

Acquisitions and Shareholders' Returns in Restaurant Firms: The Effects of Free Cash Flow, Growth Opportunities, and Franchising, Tarik Dogru, Murat Kizildag, Ozgur Ozdemir, and Aysa I. Erdogan

Who Makes Acquisitions? An Empirical Investigation of Restaurant Firms, Tarik Dogru, Ozgur Ozdemir, Murat Kizildag, and Aysa Ipek Erdogan

Leveraging Guest-Room Technology: A Tale of Two Guest Profiles, Mehmet Erdem, Hilmi A. Atadil, and Pelin Nasoz


Leadership and Behavioral Integrity in the Restaurant Industry: the Moderating Roles of Gender, Anthony Gatling, Denise H. Ramirez Molintas, Timothy T. Self, and Cass Shum


Why Do Employees Break Rules? Understanding Hospitality Employee Organizational Rule-Breaking, Ankita Ghosh and Cass Shum


Why Do Employees Break Rules? Understanding Organizational Rule-Breaking Behaviors in Hospitality, Ankita Ghosh and Cass Shum

Do I Book at Exactly the Right Time? Airfare Forecast Accuracy Across Three Price-Prediction Platforms, Tenghui Huang, Chih-Chien Chen PhD, and Zvi Schwartz

Haptic Information Processing and Need for Touch in Product Evaluation, Subhash Jha, M. S. Balaji, Marla B. Royne Stafford, and Nancy Spears

Sales Promotions for Preorder Products: The Role of Time-of-Release, Subhash Jha, George D. Deitz, Phillip Hart, and Marla B. Royne Stafford

The Effect of Fellow Customer on Complaining Behaviors: The Moderating Role of Gender, Sungjun Joe and Choongbeom Choi

Internationalization and Accounting-Based Risk in the Restaurant Industry, SoYeon Jung, Toni Repetti, Hyun Kyung (Grace) Chatfield, Michael Dalbor, and Robert Chatfield

Seeking Reward or Avoiding Risk from Restaurant Reviews: Does Distance Matter?, Esther L. Kim and Sarah Tanford

Simultaneous Effects of Multiple Cues in Restaurant Reviews, Esther L. Kim and Sarah Tanford

Family Versus Couples: How Travel Goal Influences Evaluations of Bundled Travel Packages, Eun Joo Kim, Sarah Tanford, and Choongbeom Choi

Impact of Employees' Job, Organizational and Technology Fit on Engagement and Organizational Citizenship Behavior, Jungsun Sunny Kim and Anthony Gatling

Blockchain: A Paradigm Shift in Business Practices, Murat Kizildag, Tarik Dogru, Tingting Christina Zhang, Makarand Amrish Mody, Mehmet Altin, Ahmet Bulent Ozturk, and Ozgur Ozdemir

Good Fences Make Good Revenue: An Examination of Revenue Management Practices at Peer-To-Peer Accommodations, Yoon Koh, Amanda Belarmino, and Min Gyung Kim

The Influence of Self-Expansion on Pop-Star Fans’ Leisure Constraints, Commitment, Involvement and Future Intention, SoJung Lee, James A. Busser, and Eunkyoung Park

A Fad or the Future? Examining the Effectiveness of Virtual Reality Advertising in the Hotel Industry, Xi Y. Leung, Jiaying Lyu, and Billy Bai

Thematic Framework of Social Media Research: State of the Art, Xi Yu Leung, Jie Sun, and Billy Bai

The Importance of Marketer-Generated Content to Peer-To-Peer Property Rental Platforms: Evidence from Airbnb, Sai Liang, Markus Schuckert, Rob Law, and Chih-Chien Chen

Impacts of Increased House Advantages on Reel Slots, Anthony F. Lucas

Free-Play Impact by Customer Segment, Anthony F. Lucas and Jasmine Nemati

From Customer-Related Social Stressors to Emotional Exhaustion: An Application of the Demands–Control Model, Zihui Ma, Hyun Jeong Kim, and Kang Hyun Shin

Kraus’ recreation and leisure in modern society, Daniel D. McLean and Amy R. Hurd

The Effect of Brand Diversification on IPO Returns: An Examination of Restaurant IPOs, Ozgur Ozdemir, Ezgi Erkmen, and Tevfik Demirciftci

Enhancing Hospitality Experience with Service Robots: The Mediating Role of Rapport Building, Hailian Qiu, Minglong Li, Boyang Shu, and Billy Bai

A Paradigm Shift in Revenue Management? The New Landscape of Hotel Cancellation Policies, Arashi Riasi, Zvi Schwartz, and Chih-Chien Chen

The Resident Participation in Endogenous Rural Tourism Projects: A Case Study of Kumbalangi in Kerala, India, Kisang Ryu, Pazhayaparampil Abraham Roy, and Hye Kim

The Influence of Green Message Types on Advertising Effectiveness for Luxury and Budget Hotel Segments, Safak Sahin and Seyhmus Baloglu

The Impact of Coworker Support and Organizational Embeddedness on Turnover Intention Among Restaurant Employees, Timothy T. Self and Susan Gordon

Talent Management: A Delphi Study of Assessing and Developing Genz Hospitality Leaders, Timothy T. Self, Susan Gordon, and Phillip M. Jolly

Customer Acceptance of Four Types of Hospitality Value Propositions, Lenna V. Shulga and James A. Busser

Talent Management Meta Review: A Validity Network Schema Approach, Lenna V. Shulga and James A. Busser

All People are Created Equal? Racial Discrimination and Its Impact on Hospitality Career Satisfaction, Cass Shum, Anthony Gatling, and Jaimi Garlington


Prosocial Rule-Breaking to Help Coworker: Nature, Causes, and Effect on Service Performance, Cass Shum, Ankita Ghosh, and Anthony R. Gatling

Perceived Fairness of Revenue Management Practices in Casual and Fine-Dining Restaurants, Jason Tang, Toni Repetti, and Carola Raab

To Share or to Access? Travelers’ Choice on the Types of Accommodation-Sharing Services, Karen Xie, Linchi Kwok, Chih-Chien Chen, and Jiang Wu

Submissions from 2018

Bring on the Boffins, Brett L. Abarbanel


List of Contributors, Griffiths G. Atungulu, Jinsong Bao, Christine J. Bergman, Aurelien Briffaz, Lilia S. Collado, Karabi Datta, Swapan K. Datta, Subhrajyoti Ghosh, Yuqing He, Yu-Fong Huang, Xuehui Huang, Sachiko Iizuka, Bienvenido O. Juliano, J. Karcher, Taiji Kawakatsu, R. E. Kolb, Shang-Lien Lo, Zhan-Hui Lu, Christian Mestres, Z. Mohammad Shad, Gareth J. Norton, Masaki Okuda, Sammy Sadaka, Yafang Shao, Fumio Takaiwa, Chuan Tong, Arvin Paul P. Tuano, Dominique Valentin, Yunxia Wang, Dong Wang, and Xin Wei

Impact of Experience on Emotional Well-being and Loyalty, Seyhmus Baloglu, James Busser, and Lisa Cain

How E-WOM Motivations Vary by Hotel Review Website, Amanda Mapel Belarmino and Yoon Koh

9 Rice End-Use Quality Analysis, Christine J. Bergman

How We Complain: The Effect Of Personality On Consumer Complaint Channels, R Berry, S Tanford, R Montgomery, and A J. Green


Customer Reviews Are Not Always Informative: The Impact of Effortful Versus Heuristic Processing, Laura A. Book, Sarah Tanford, and Wen Chang

Meeting Planners’ Online Reviews Of Destination Hotels: A Twofold Content Analysis Approach, S Boo and J A. Busser

Tourists’ Hotel Event Experience And Satisfaction: An Integrative Approach, Soyoung Boo and James Busser

Gambling Vs. Gaming: A Commentary on the Role of Regulatory, Industry, and Community Stakeholders in the Loot Box Debate, Abarbanel Brett


Customer Disposition to Social Exchange in Co-innovation, James A. Busser, Lenna V. Shulga, and Hee Jung (Annette) Kang

The Effect of Hospitality Conference Messaging on Employee Job Responses, James A. Busser, Lenna V. Shulga, Hee Jung (Annette) Kang, and Denise Holly Ramirez Molintas

Involvement in Consumer-Generated Advertising: Effects of Organizational Transparency and Brand Authenticity on Loyalty and Trust, James A. Busser and Lenna V. Zhu


Examining Persistent Factors of Golf Management Students, Christopher Paul Cain, Lisa Nicole Cain, and Vicki J. Rosser


Heavy Alcohol Use, Job Satisfaction, and Job Escapism Drinking Among Foodservice Employees: A Comparative Analysis, Lisa Cain, Miranda Kitterlin-Lynch, Christopher Cain, and Jerome Agrusa


The Impact of Job Advertising on Hospitality Graduates’ Job Pursuit Intention, Wen Chang PhD and Sarah Tanford PhD


Reference Price and Its Asymmetric Effects on Price Evaluations: The Moderating Role of Gender, Choongbeom Choi, Sung Jun Joe, and Anna S. Mattila

The Effect Of Assortment Pricing On Choice And Satisfaction: The Moderating Role Of Consumer Characteristics, C Choi, A S. Mattila, and A Upneja


Education, Not Restriction, is Key to Reducing Harm from Offshore Gambling, Sally Gainsbury, Alex Blaszczynski, and Brett Abarbanel

Factors Influencing Internet Gamblers’ Use of Offshore Online Gambling Sites: Policy Implications, Sally M. Gainsbury, Brett Abarbanel, and Alex Blaszczynski

Cuba’s Historical Tryst with Economic Development and Future Pathways, Babu George, Tony Henthorne, and Maximiliano Korstanje

Cross-Cultural Competence as a Basis of the Competitive Advantage of the United States in Medical Tourism, Babu George and Tony L. Henthorne


Determinants of Student Satisfaction with Using Instructional Technology: The Role of Active Learning, Alison J. Green PhD, Sarah Tanford PhD, and Alice Swift

The Power of Practicum: The Next Step for Study Abroad, Tony L. Henthorne and Thomas R. Panko

Cross-cultural Consumer Complaining Behavior in Service Industries: A Three-nation Study across the African Diaspora, Tony L. Henthorne, Alvin J. Williams, and Babu P. George

Examining Effects Of Internal Branding On Hospitality Student Interns’ Brand-supportive Behaviors: The Role Of Value Congruence, Yaou Hu, Zihui Ma, and Hyun J. Kim

Building Loyalty through Reward Programs: The Influence of Perceptions of Fairness and Brand Attachment, Eunmin Hwang, Seyhmus Baloglu, and Sarah Tanford

Last-minute Hotel-booking Behavior: The Impact of Time on Decision-making, Yisak Jang, Chih-Chien Chen, and Libin Miao


A Comparison of Planners' Site-Selection Intentions Towards a Sustainability Reward Program, Location, and Overall Costs, Shinyong Jung, Sarah Tanford, Yen-Soon Kim, and Carola Raab

Internationalization as a Determinant of Systematic Risk: The Role of Restaurant Type, SoYeon Jung, Michael Dalbor, and Seoki Lee


Impact of Service Climate and Psychological Capital on Employee Engagement: The Role of Organizational Hierarchy, Hee Jung (Annette) Kang and James A. Busser

Service Climate: How Does It Affect Turnover Intention?, H J. Kang, J Busser, and H M. Choi

Are You Willing to Pay More for Branded Amenities in Hotels?, Eun Joo Kim and Tony Henthorne

Seniors: Quality of Life and Travel and Tourism, Hyelin Kim, Joseph M. Sirgy, and Muzzo Uysal

The Impact Of Using A Virtual Employee Engagement Platform (veep) On Employee Engagement And Intention To Stay, J Kim and A Gatling

The impact of using a virtual employee engagement platform (VEEP) on employee engagement and intention to stay, Jungsun Kim and Anthony R. Gatling

Effects of CSR, Responsible Gambling, and Negative Social Impacts on Perceived Benefits and Quality of Life in Gaming Communities, Jungsun (Sunny) Kim and Choong-Ki Lee

Improving Airline Bankruptcy Prediction, Carla Kroeze, Dina M. Zemke, and Carola Raab

Integrated Casino Resort Development in South Korea: Perspectives from the Government Representatives and Industry Professionals, DongHwa Lee, Yen-Soon Kim, Eunha Myung, and Hyun K. Chatfield

Pop Star Fan Tourists: An Application of Self-expansion Theory, SoJung Lee, Billy Bai, and James A. Busser