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Publication date: 27 July 2021

Majid Mohammad Shafiee, Pantea Foroudi and Reihaneh Alsadat Tabaeeian

This paper aims to investigate the impact of memorable destination experience and destination attractiveness on tourist-destination identification and destination love. It…

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Purpose

This paper aims to investigate the impact of memorable destination experience and destination attractiveness on tourist-destination identification and destination love. It also investigates the moderating role of gender.

Design/methodology/approach

Using the cluster sampling method, the study selected cities of a developing country with the most popular destinations. A questionnaire survey was used to collect data from a sample of foreign and domestic tourists. To test the research model, a covariance-based structural equation modelling approach was adopted.

Findings

According to the results, destination attractiveness and memorable experience had a positive effect on tourist-destination identification. Similarly, tourist-destination identification positively influenced destination love. In addition, destination love impacts the intention to revisit and word-of-mouth. Finally, the results indicate that gender moderates some of these relationships.

Originality/value

Understanding what items can create strong bonds between destination and tourist is of great importance. By providing a validated conceptual model that traces the relationship between memorable experience, destination attractiveness and tourist-destination identification through cognitive, affective and evaluative dimensions, this study attempts to answer prior calls for examination from the viewpoint of tourism scholars.

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International Journal of Tourism Cities, vol. 7 no. 3
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 2056-5607

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Article
Publication date: 14 September 2018

Mohammad Reza Jalilvand, Javad Khazaei Pool, Hadi Balouei Jamkhaneh and Reihaneh Alsadat Tabaeeian

The purpose of this paper is to examine how total quality management (TQM) and corporate social responsibility (CSR) affect entrepreneurial orientation (EO) in the context…

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Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to examine how total quality management (TQM) and corporate social responsibility (CSR) affect entrepreneurial orientation (EO) in the context of the hotel industry.

Design/methodology/approach

Drawing from the hospitality literature, the relationships among TQM, CSR and EO were hypothesized and tested. Based on the valid responses collected from a survey questionnaire, structural equation modeling approach was used to examine the research model.

Findings

The results indicate that TQM positively affects CSR. Furthermore, CSR was a significant antecedent of EO.

Originality/value

The combination of a developing country context and the significance of TQM, CSR and EO in hotel industry enhance the contextual contribution of the paper.

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Social Responsibility Journal, vol. 14 no. 3
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1747-1117

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Article
Publication date: 20 November 2017

Reza Salehzadeh, Javad Khazaei Pool, Reihaneh Alsadat Tabaeeian, Mojtaba Amani and Marjan Mortazavi

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the effects of internal marketing and market orientation on organizational performance based on the balanced scorecard (BSC).

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Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the effects of internal marketing and market orientation on organizational performance based on the balanced scorecard (BSC).

Design/methodology/approach

A cross-sectional research design, drawing upon a questionnaire survey, was used to collect data from a sample of restaurants. Structural equation modeling was performed to test the relationship among the research variables using findings from the 164 participants.

Findings

The results revealed that internal marketing positively influenced market orientation and performance. In addition, market orientation was a direct antecedent of performance.

Originality/value

The findings provide important academic, practical and political implications for restaurant industry.

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Measuring Business Excellence, vol. 21 no. 4
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1368-3047

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Article
Publication date: 18 February 2019

Sobhan Asian, Javad Khazaei Pool, Ali Nazarpour and Reihaneh Alsadat Tabaeeian

Developing strategic relationships with third-party logistics (3PL) providers has long been one of the key challenges in automotive supply chains. The purpose of this…

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Purpose

Developing strategic relationships with third-party logistics (3PL) providers has long been one of the key challenges in automotive supply chains. The purpose of this paper is to propose a new approach for evaluation and indexing 3PL providers using the Kano model.

Design/methodology/approach

The statistical population used in this research comprises managers from the Iranian automotive industry. The Kano evaluation approach is used to analyze the data collected and to classify the criteria used in selection of the preferred 3PL providers.

Findings

The results suggest that the proposed framework, based on the Kano classification, can be a powerful tool for the automotive industry in evaluating 3PL providers. Moreover, the analyses indicate that 3PL providers need to improve their service offering in aspects that are to be found in the Kano model’s requirements, namely, must-be, one-dimensional and attractive.

Originality/value

This study contributes to the supply chain management literature by being the first to classify selection indices of 3PL providers in the automotive industry using the Kano model.

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Benchmarking: An International Journal, vol. 26 no. 5
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1463-5771

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Article
Publication date: 9 April 2020

Reza Salehzadeh, Reihaneh Alsadat Tabaeeian and Farahnaz Esteki

The purpose of this study is to examine the impacts of different forecasting methods (judgmental, quantitative and mixed forecasting) on firms' supply chains and…

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Purpose

The purpose of this study is to examine the impacts of different forecasting methods (judgmental, quantitative and mixed forecasting) on firms' supply chains and competitive performance.

Design/methodology/approach

Working with three groups of manufacturing companies, we explore the consequences of judgmental, quantitative and mixed forecasting methods on firms' competitive performance in supply chains. The validity of constructs and path relationships was examined using structural equation modeling (SEM).

Findings

Our findings indicate that supply chain efficiency influences both cost reduction and customer satisfaction. In addition, the three dimensions of supply chain performance are shown to be direct antecedents of competitive performance. Our empirical results reveal that although all studied forecasting methods meaningfully influence supply chain performance, the mixed method, compared to the other two methods, has greater capabilities to enhance supply chain performance.

Originality/value

This research provides originality and insight into supply chain practices through forecasting methods to improve competitive performance.

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Benchmarking: An International Journal, vol. 27 no. 5
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1463-5771

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