Webinars

Transformative Leadership

Presenters: Fazl H. Siddiqui
Date and Time: September 27, 2018 at 11:00am EST (New York Time)

Utilizing network analysis to study complex systems has resulted in an exponential growth in our understanding and knowledge of the world around us.

Securing Scholarship/Assistantship for M.S. and P.h.D. Students

Presenters: Dr. Alan Fyall, Dr. Valerie Sheppard, Ms. Anju Singh, Dr. Junehee Kwon, Ms. Peggy Tirrell | Moderator: Dr. Cihan Cobanoglu
Date and Time: August 13, 2018 at 09:30 am EST (New York Time)

The hospitality industry is ready for a transformation, yet there are still some challenges to overcome before the revolution can take place.The most immediate obstacle being that, for most hotels, data is still an under-used asset.

The General Data Protection Regulation

Presenters: Dr. Sachiko Scheuing and Dr Outi Niininen
Date and Time: May 23rd, 2018 at 11:00am EST (New York Time)

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force soon. What changes will be brought by the new European law? The session will discuss the background and the implications of a cornerstone legislation, with a slight accent on data use in marketing advertisement.

This Webinar is co-hosted by University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee and M3 Center for Hospitality Technology and Innovation.

Introduction to Network Science and Complex Systems

Presenters: Jalayer (Jolly) Khalilzadeh
Date and Time: March 23, 2018 at 07:00pm EST (New York Time)

Utilizing network analysis to study complex systems has resulted in an exponential growth in our understanding and knowledge of the world around us.

Academic Peer Review: Benefits and Challenges

Presenters: Moderator: Dr. Faizan Au Panelists: Dr. Ulrike Gretzel, Dr. Stanislav Ivanov, Dr. Metin Kozak, Dr. Marissa Orlowski
Date and Time: March 7th, 2018 at 3:00pm EST (New York Time)

The focus of this online panel discussion is academic reviewing, its importance as well as the benefits and challenges brought by it. We will be discussing the ethical issues too and providing some tips and tricks.

Crafting Literature Review

Presenters: Dr. Farzana Quoquab
Date and Time: January 25, 2018 at 10:30am EST (New York Time)

Literature review is an important component of any research – be it for doctoral thesis/ dissertation or for writing a paper for publication purpose.

Sexual Harassment: The Stakes Continue to Rise

Presenters: Keith A. Barron, Esq.
Date and Time: January 17, 2018 at 11am EST (New York Time)

The recent avalanche of sexual harassment allegations continues to destroy careers and jeopardize businesses. While it’s the rich and famous who make the headlines, most sexual harassment charges and allegations involve unknown, average workers – maybe even employees at your business.

Scale Development

Presenters: Dr. Babak Taheri
Date and Time: December 8, 2017 at 11am EST (New York Time)

Researchers in a wide range of business management studies, particularly hospitality and tourism research are frequently involved in the development and revision of multiple-item measuring instruments, including scales and subscales.

Robonomics – Principles, Benefits, Challenges, Solutions

Presenters: Dr. Stanislav Ivanov
Date and Time: November 28, 2017 at 11am EST (New York Time)

The next 15-20 years will witness the massive introduction of robots – both as consumer robots (including companion robots) and industrial robots as result of the advances in robotics, artificial intelligence and automation. Economists expect this with mixed feelings.

Innovative Analytical Approaches in Tourism Marketing Studies

Presenters: Dr. Hossein Olya
Date and Time: July 28, 2017 at 11:00am EST (New York Time)

This webinar focuses on discussing new methods – namely qualitative comparative analyses (QCA) and necessary condition analysis (NCA) – in tourism marketing studies. QCA, which bridges the gulf between quantitative and qualitative methods, explores the sufficient and consistent combination of the causal indicators leading to the given outcome.

WarpPLS: An Introduction

Presenters: Dr. S. Mostafa Rasoolimanesh
Date and Time: July 18, 2017 at 10:00am EST (New York Time)

Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) is a statistical approach to analyze a hypothetical framework. It allows a researcher to test and develop theories, and to test the relationships between latent variables on the conceptual model. PLS-SEM, a major type of SEM, can handle theory development and is lenient towards model’s assumption of data normality and sample size.

Online Panel: Cuba as a Tourism Destination for Americans

Presenters: Moderator: Dr. Cihan Cobanoglu Panelists: Dr. Rachel Dodds, Dr. Babu George, and Mr. Collin Laverty
Date and Time: November 15, 2016 at 2:00pm EST (New York Time)

ANAHEI is proud to host a panel on “Cuba as a Tourism Destination for Americans” as part of upcoming “International Education Week” (IEW). IEW is a joint initiative between the U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of State.

An Introduction to SEM using SmartPLS

Presenters: Dr. Faizan Ali
Date and Time: November 9, 2016 at 11:30am EST (New York Time)

PLS-SEM has recently gained increasing attention in various disciplines including management information systems, marketing, strategic management, accounting, family business research, operations management, and organizational research. Researchers and practitioners appreciate the various advantageous features that PLS path modeling offers in practical applications.