Author(s)
Title
Year
Zoltán Veres2016
(5/3)
 
Judit Sulyok;
 Tünde Vajda
2016
(5/3)
Abstract: Ageing population is a widely discussed phenomenon. Supporting seniors’ healthy and active lifestyle, a wide range of products and services are aimed at serving elder age groups’ needs. Travelling with tourism purposes is among one of the popular activities of seniors in developed countries. Acknowledging tourism’s benefits, the European Union is also supporting programmes with the objective of developing new tourism products, new tourism flows. In the framework of the COSME programme (co-funded by the EU), projects have been initiated with the main objective fostering tourism flows during the off-season period. This can help not only to raise the quality of life of the involved travellers, but can result a better use of tourism capacities, and a more balanced tourism performance of destinations. One of the COSME programme is the Off to Spas project (676737/COSME) that aims creating a new health tourism product in the Central European countries attractive for senior tourists during the offseason period.
 
Ilenia Gheno2016
(5/3)
Keywords: ageing, health, European Union, seniors,
Abstract: Tourism is one successful strategy for active and healthy ageing. However a set of challenges needs to be considered, as well as numerous resources can be mobilised. From the European perspective it is relevant to share the outcomes of both policy and projects’ results that will drive the implementation of national and local solutions for low-season and age-friendly tourism.
 
Zsófia Papp;
 Katalin Lőrincz 
2016
(5/3)
Keywords: trends, health tourism, medical tourism,
Abstract: Although consumer and tourism trends vary destination by destination, some mainstream development focusing on technology, sustainability, health consciousness – and recently shared economy – forms the environment for tourism receiving areas. Big data and mobile technology influences mostly tourism which results personalisation. However, the main ‘essence’ of travel experience remains something similar, namely feeling happier, better rested, closer to the family, less stressed and more relaxed (Euromonitor 2015). Population ageing, lifestyle changes, tourism alternatives, and particularities of healthcare systems are supporting health tourism development already for some decades (García-Altés, 2005). All these trends influence the Off to Spas project’s success in a positive way, because the health tourism destinations involved offer a non-conventional, innovative way of travel experience, outside of the tourism hot points. The health tourism product is to be developed also in line with mainstream trend by providing a contribution to an increased health status, and quality of life. The Off to Spas project has a clear remit and the terms of reference make our task clear, as we address the health tourism experience of senior citizens (50+) within the European Union. However what becomes clear is that closer scrutiny reveals that there is greater complexity involved in the remit than would be at first appear. As will become obvious, the environment we are operating within lacks definitional and operational certainty. Therefore this article attempts to set out some health tourism trends.
 
Eszter Madarász2016
(5/3)
Keywords: senior, tourism, successful ageing, ageing societies, Europe,
Abstract: Nowadays societies are rapidly changing: fertility rates are declining, life expectancy is lengthened, urbanization and migration are important circumstances too in this environment (European Commission, 2014). The prognosis of the UNWTO says that the trips of people over 60 will mean two billions travel by 2050 (Morgan et al., 2015). Such forecasts supposed that each older generation would be healthier, better educated and more financially secure than the previous (Patterson, 2006; Morgan et al., 2015). Older adults are a very attractive segment for tourism stakeholders. The reason for that – among others – is that they have an increased awareness of their health status, so health can be a crucial motivator when travelling with tourism purposes (Chen et al., 2013).
 
Judit Sulyok2016
(5/3)
Keywords: health tourism, perceptions, image, Northern Europe,
Abstract: In order to identify the real potential of a new tourism product development – health tourism in this case –, good information about the target group is essential. With this aim, a primary research has been conducted in the framework of the Off to Spas project. The online consumer survey (170 respondents, mainly from Sweden) reflects the attitudes of the potential senior travellers. Besides the general attitudes and travel experiences, the survey focused on the potential of new health tourism product and the elements of a health tourism trip attractive outside of the main season period. As the results show, the already affluent travellers are especially interested in the experiences and discovering new places that can support to maintain their good health condition and support a good quality of life. The introduction of medical treatments and services could be also enriched by the wellness services and non-health tourism attractions, among them culture, gastronomy and nature have the best potential. However, in the case of new, emerging destinations, the general tourism image and awareness should be also communicated, in order to reach successfully these segment.
 
Judit Sulyok2016
(5/3)
Keywords: health tourism, stakeholder analysis, product development,
Abstract: In order to provide a comprehensive view about the potential of the new health tourism product development, the consumer survey has been accompanied by a stakeholders survey. Getting to know stakeholders’ opinion and perception, it enables to elaborate a realistic product development process. Gaps identified between travellers’ and stakeholders’ perception can support to map strength (to be communicated more intensively) and weaknesses (to be developed in the future) of the new health tourism product. In the case of the Off to Spas project, the conclusions highlights that stakeholders are more ‘rational’ and focusing on ‘hard’ factors (e.g. infrastructure, safety), meanwhile potential travellers can be attracted by the emotional benefits, and experiences provided by the destination visited.
 
Orsolya Horváth2016
(5/3)
Keywords: health tourism, product development, mature destination, Hévíz,
Abstract: Hévíz (Hungary) is a well-known health tourism destination with an international reputation. Although the destination has a well-developed infrastructure and a wide range of tourism attractions and services, the city develops its offer from time to time. In the framework of the Off to Spas project, the destination plays a cutting edge role in sharing know-how regarding health tourism product development. Thanks to its wide professional network, the project’s outcomes can be valuable also for other mature health tourism places. In the case of Hévíz, the main focus of the new health tourism product development is to enrich and rejuvenate the already available offer, the innovation means to target new segments (senior travellers from Northern Europe) by providing new and tailor-made experiences.
 
Zoltán Albert;
 Márta Giliga
2016
(5/3)
Keywords: health tourism, product development, emerging destination, Covasna,
Abstract: Covasna (Transylvania) is a place with a very valuable natural environment and a wide range of natural healing assets. However, the lack of awareness, and shortage in infrastructure and tourism services results challenges when developing tourism in the destination. The Off to Spas project is a valuable tool for this emerging destination to find the already attractive assets and services, and to develop tourism packages that can be a motivation for visiting the surroundings. In the case of Covasna, the project provided an excellent know-how and network to build on. The result is a new health tourism product that can support the reputation of the place, and induce further developments in the area.
 
Zoltán Veres2016
(5/1)
Keywords: editorial,
 
Alexandra Zbuchea2016
(5/1)
 
Jacek Woźniak2016
(5/1)
 
Dana Niculescu2016
(5/1)
 
Dan Florin Stanescu;
Laura Mohorea
2016
(5/1)
 
Anna Pistoni;
Lucrezia Songini
2016
(5/1)
 
Elena Querci2016
(5/1)
 
Elvira Kuhn2016
(5/1)
 
Zoltán Veres2015
(4/4)
Keywords: editorial,
 
Csilla Raffai;
Szabolcs Szikszai
2015
(4/4)
Keywords: innovation capability maturity index, rural tourism, accommodation service providers, Veszprém county, Hungary,
 
Tünde Tóthné Téglás, Erika Hlédik, Laura Fónadová 2015
(4/4)
Keywords: selection practice, workplace expectations, competence, learning, career starters,
 
2015
(4/4)
 
Milan Nikolić;
Jelena Vukonjanski;
László Szabó;
Milena Nedeljković;
Edit Terek
2015
(4/4)
 
Veres, Zoltán2015
(4/2)
 
Pinzaru, Florina2015
(4/2)
 
Tench, Ralph;
Konczos, Márta
2015
(4/2)
 
2015
(4/2)
 
Harsányi, Csongor2015
(4/2)
 
Veres, Zoltán2015
(4/1)
Keywords: editorial,
 
Raffay, Ágnes;
Lesjak, Miha;
Wiltshier, Peter;
Clarke, Alan
2015
(4/1)
 
Obermayer‑Kovács, Nóra;
Wensley, Anthony
2015
(4/1)
 
2015
(4/1)
 
Gyurácz‑Németh, Petra2015
(4/1)
 
Veres, Zoltán2014
(3/4)
 
Romar, Edward J.2014
(3/4)
 
Itkin, Harold;
 Nagy, Miklós
2014
(3/4)
 
2014
(3/4)
 
Bogdány, Eszter2014
(3/4)
 
Veres, Zoltán2014
(3/3)
 
Gross, Andrew;
Poor, Jozsef;
Solymossy,Emeric
2014
(3/3)
 
Tessenyi, Judit;
Kazar, Klara
2014
(3/3)
 
2014
(3/3)
 
Hegedűs, Csaba2014
(3/3)
 
Veres, Zoltán2014
(3/2)
Keywords: editorial, web-based communication, internet, search for information, learning process, media,
 
Bátor, Attila;
Lengyel, Zoltán
2014
(3/2)
Keywords: advertising, online marketing, CPM, CPC, CPL, CPT, MPPC, performance, website, SEM, lead generation, TOFU, MOFU, BOFU, interactive surfaces,
 
Fehér, Katalin;
Veres, Zoltán
2014
(3/2)
Keywords: digital turn, offline network, online network, competences, digital tools, platforms, relatedness, vibrations, education, connectivism, trust, vulnerability, cooperation, collaboration, visibility, reputation, digital innovation, investment,
 
2014
(3/2)
Keywords: luxury products, corporate brand, brand building, premium category, multinational experience, personal career, intercultural experiences, corporate culture, working culture, time management, media in brand building, CSR, education,
 
Papp, Zsófia Márta2014
(3/2)
Keywords: tourism destination, destination competitiveness, destination management, DMO, Hungarian destinations, models of destination competitiveness, pyramid-model, validation, ex ante competitiveness, ex post competitiveness, competitiveness potential, measurement of competitiveness, quantitative research, principal component analysis, key performance indicator, capacity utilisation index, DVP index,
 
Veres, Zoltán2014
(3/1)
Keywords: editorial, multidisciplinarity, decision-making, problem-solving preferences, intercultural management, international business development,
 
Kása, Richard;
Gubán, Ákos;
Gubán, Miklós;
Hua Nam, Son;
Molnár, László
2014
(3/1)
Keywords: service process reengineering, business process amelioration, process orientation, globalized service models, McDonaldization, Disneyalization, perception driven processes, fluid, logistification, entropy, in-depth interviews, nodal flow model, Mealy automaton,
 
Poon, Teresa Shuk‑Ching2014
(3/1)
Keywords: global value chain, ICT industry, China, industrial upgrading, technology development, upgrading trajectory,
 
2014
(3/1)
Keywords: TNS-Hoffmann, opinion research, market research, qualitative research, ESOMAR, WPP, international management, intercultural conflicts, hierarchical pyramid, masculinity, femininity, organizational culture, multinational companies,
 
Bognár, Ferenc2014
(3/1)
Keywords: maintenance, organisational business processes, dependability, failure, fault, maintenance strategies, organisational culture, six levels of culture, Competing Values Framework,
 
Vastag, Gyula2013
(2/3)
Keywords: editorial,
 
Hopp, Wallace J. 2013
(2/3)
Keywords: lean production, Toyota, manufacturing, muda, efficiency, inventory waste, capacity waste, time waste, Ohno, variability buffering, muri,
 
Martin, Roderick2013
(2/3)
Keywords: MOL, oil and gas industry, managing risk, downstream environment, upstream-downstream balance, human resources,
 
Kovács, Zoltán;
Szegedi, Zoltán
2013
(2/3)
Keywords: Nitrogénművek Zrt., chemical industry, fertiliser industry, technology,
 
Lublóy, Ágnes;
Váradi, Kata
2013
(2/3)
Keywords: shared care systems, general practitioners, specialists, healthcare, patients, professional interaction, spending, utilisation, barriers to effective communication,
 
Kassim, Iris;
Komor, Levente
2013
(2/3)
Keywords: employee engagement, drivers, European Employee Engagement Survey, attitude, behaviour, outcomes, individual factors, job-related factors, organisational factors, broader environmental factors,
 
Kelemen, József2013
(2/3)
Keywords: supermarket chains, store location, spatial monopoly, regional distribution, population locked in spatial monopolies ,
 
Vastag, Gyula2013
(2/2)
Keywords: conceptual / exact replications, editorial, evidence-based science, external / internal evidence, management, medicine, physical / social sciences,
 
Lynch, Thomas2013
(2/2)
Keywords: academic physicians, Canada, Health Resource Centre / Group, market principles, medical administrative elite / knowledge elite / rank and file, Medical Care Act / The Canada Health Act, medical sociology, Medicare Plan, private for-profit / public not-for-profit healthcare, public health policy / management,
Abstract: The extent to which health systems rely on for-profit mechanisms to deliver public health services varies and can be a source of tension for managers as well as politicians. Canada is generally understood to have a not-for-profit public health system that is frequently contrasted with that of the US, heavily reliant on market principles and price mechanisms. This article examines Canada’s public health system from the perspective of a single province—Alberta. In particular, this article examines Alberta’s various attempts to introduce private for-profit services into a seemingly public not-for-profit health system. It focuses on a case study of the demise of a private for-profit surgical facility and examines factors associated with its failure. Physicians are key actors in health systems. This article challenges assumptions held about physicians as policy actors and suggests that policy analysts and policy makers need to do a better job understanding the centrality of physicians for health policy outcomes.
 
Martin, Roderick2013
(2/2)
Keywords: Department of Health (DH), England, healthcare competition / cost effectiveness / innovation / management / objectives / roles and responsibilities / quality, market principles, National Health Service (NHS), organisational complexity / logic, patient choice, ‘permanently failing organisations’, private / publicly funded healthcare, The Health and Social Care Act 2012,
Abstract: This article outlines the radical management changes introduced by The Health and Social Care Act 2012 (HSCA) in the English National Health Service (NHS) in 2013 and discusses their possible effects on NHS as an organisation. This article argues that the HSCA reforms—designed to enhance market principles—represent a political solution to management problems, driven by financial and ideological priorities. Because of conflicting objectives, unclear distribution of authority, organisational complexity, and lack of sensitivity to the NHS’ historical culture and structure, the outcome may be a ‘permanently failing organisation’.
 
Lublóy, Ágnes2013
(2/2)
Keywords: commercial / professional information, diffusion of pharmaceutical innovations / early adoption of new drugs / new drug uptake, drug / patient / practice / prescriber characteristics, general practitioners (GPs), governments, pharmaceutical companies / industry, primary / secondary care, professional / socio-demographic characteristics, social networks, specialists,
Abstract: The diffusion of pharmaceutical innovations is a complex process. Its success is crucial for both pharmaceutical companies and patients and is determined by the marketing efforts of pharmaceutical companies, drug characteristics, government policies, and the behaviour of both medical professionals and patients. This article explores the literature on prescribing behaviours for factors influencing new drug uptake in both primary and secondary care. Four quantitatively measurable categories of variables are analysed in terms of prediction of early adoption—prescriber, patient, practice, and drug characteristics. Four major qualitatively accessible categories of variables are also analysed—the perceived attributes of new drugs, the role of professional information sources and evidence, the influence of commercial information sources, and the role of the social system. Although early adoption of new drugs is not a personal trait independent of drug type, early adopters do have some characteristics in common. Understanding the socio-demographic and professional characteristics of early adopters of new drugs—and the interactions among them—might speed up the diffusion process, promote cost-efficient prescribing habits, forecast utilisation, and develop targeted intervention strategies.
 
Martin, Roderick2013
(2/2)
Harris, Howell John2013
(2/2)
Keywords: business / industrial relations / labour / technology history, Cornell University, Detroit, England, graduate / undergraduate studies / research, Howell John Harris, PhD, University of Oxford, US, Wales,
 
Martin, Roderick2013
(2/1)
Keywords: editorial,
 
King‑Metters, Kathryn H.;
Metters, Richard D.
2013
(2/1)
Keywords: China, Chinese employees, cultural values, hospitality sector, hotel industry, indigenous labour, migrant labour, multinationals, Special Economic Zone, Western managers,
 
Cartwright, Andrew2013
(2/1)
Keywords: Central and Eastern Europe, demographics, Hungary, land reform, Romania, rural in-migration, rural out-migration, (management of) rural public services, Serbia, urbanisation,
 
Clarke, Alan2013
(2/1)
Keywords: business values, co-creation, commodification, pilgrimage, RECULTIVATUR, religious tourism, religious values, service-dominant logic, Southern and Eastern Europe, tourism,
 
Komlósi, Edit2013
(2/1)
Keywords: ability emotional intelligence, conceptual performance, functional managers, general managers, hospitality sector, hotel industry, Hungary, personality, task performance, trait emotional intelligence,
 
Lublóy, Ágnes;
Vastag, Gyula
2013
(2/1)
Keywords: Albert-László Barabási, influence, networks, scale-free networks,
 
Debreczeny, Zoltán2012
(1/1)
Keywords: foreword,
 
Vastag, Gyula2012
(1/1)
Keywords: editorial,
 
Martin, Roderick2012
(1/1)
Keywords: business school management, financial centralisation, innovation, knowledge workers, management, operational decentralisation, research and development, R&D, university corporate governance ,
 
Dhir, Krishna S.2012
(1/1)
Keywords: decision analysis, decision making, decision sciences, human judgement, literary models, Ernest Hemingway, Robert Frost,
 
Blackburn, Joseph D.2012
(1/1)
Keywords: competitive advantage, cost-efficient supply chains, functional products, innovative products, marginal value of time, MVT, responsive supply chains, reverse supply chains, supply chain design, time-based supply chain design,
 
Csepregi, Anikó2012
(1/1)
Keywords: availability, Hungary, knowledge sharing, maturity of knowledge sharing, middle managers, organisational knowledge, subordinates, usefulness of knowledge,
 
Kiss, Nóra2012
(1/1)
Keywords: crisis management, Herend employee share ownership, Herend history, Herend management, Herend strategy, Herend Porcelain Manufactory Ltd, Hungary, luxury porcelain, manufactory production,
 
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