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Methodology Proposal for Increasing Swift Trust within Virtual Teams in the Inception Phase of a Project Life-Cycle: Project Manager’s Perspective

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This paper proposes team building methodology for project managers in virtual teams as means to develop swift trust between new team members in the inception phase of the project life cycle. Proposed methodology encompasses activities within the first three days after the team formation and proposes the measuring tools for monitoring and managing trust development within the project team. Aim of this paper is to provide new insights to various decision makers potentially interested in increasing the performance of project teams operating in virtual environment, such as: investors, business owners and project managers working in virtual environment.

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Importance of Tourism Paradox, Tourism Equinox and Tourism Detox for Urban Environments

/Seferihisar”. International Journal of Social, Behavioral, Educational, Economic and Management Engineering , Vol (9), No (1), p. 310 LÓPEZ, L. AND PALOMINO, B. (2003), “Impacts of Mass Tourism on Local Communities and the New Phenomenon of Colonization-Case Study: Majorca”, p. 76. MA Thesis, Bournemouth University, England MURAYAMA, M. AND PARKER, G. (2012), “Fast Japan, Slow Japan: Shifting to Slow Tourism as a Rural Regeneration Tool in Japan”. In: S. Fullagar, K. W. Markwell and E. Wilson (Ed.), Slow Tourism: Experiences and Mobilities , pp. 170-185. Bristol: Channel View

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In Tourism Industry We Talk About Sustainable Development, But We Evaluate Profits and Growth

residents”. Tourism Geographies, 17(4), pp. 586-602, doi: 10.1080/14616688.2015.1062909 MORETTO, M. AND TAMBURINI, R. (2007), “Firm value, illiquidity risk and liquidity insurance”. Journal of Banking and Finance, 31(1), pp. 103-120, doi: 10.1016/j.jbankfin.2005.05.027 MOSCARDO, G. AND MURPHY, L. (2014), “There Is No Such Thing as Sustainable Tourism: Re-Conceptualizing Tourism as a Tool for Sustainability”. Sustainability, 6(5), pp.2538-2561, doi: 10.3390/su6052538 MRAMOR, D. (1994), Poglavja iz poslovnih financ

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Tourism and Economic Growth in Mediterranean Region: Dynamic Panel Data Approach

and long-run economic growth”. Current Issues in Tourism , 13(1), pp. 61-74 CORTÉS-JIMÉNEZ, I., PULINA, M., PRUNERA, C. R., & M. A. ORTUÑO (2009), “Tourism and exports as a means of growth”. Research Institute of Applied Economics , WP 2009/10 DRITSAKIS, N. (2012), “Tourism development and economic growth in seven Mediterranean countries: A panel data approach”. Tourism Economics , 18(04), pp. 801-816 DWYER, L. (2015), “Computable general equilibrium modelling: an important tool for tourism policy analysis”. Tourism and Hospitality Management

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Entrepreneurs and New Communication Technology: Obstacle or Challenge?

”, Wiley, pp. 67-69 OBAL, M., BURTCH, G., KUNZ, W. (2011), “How Can Social Networking Sites Help Us? The Role of Online Weak Ties in the IMC Mix”. International Journal of Integrated Marketing Communications , Vol. 3, No 2, pp. 33-47 O’GORMAN, C., CUNNINGHAM, J. (1997), Enterprise in Action: An Introduction to Entrepreneurship in an Irish Context . Dublin: Oak Tree Press PAGON, L., QUIGLEY, P. (2007), “Unraveling The Web: Successful Tools for Marketing Online”. In: Deborah L. Owens and Douglas R. Hausknecht, Bruce David Keillor (ed.), Marketing in

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Social Tourism as a Social and Economic Category – Some Elements of Development

turističnih delavcev za delo z gosti s posebnimi potrebami”. Organizacija , 41 (6), str. 256-261 BONIFACE, B. G., COOPER, C. (2005), Worldwide Destinations: The Geography of Travel and Tourism . Oxford: Elsevier BRENDON, P. (1991), Thomas Cook: 150 years of popular tourism . London: Secker and Warburg CHOOK, S., MACBETH, J. (2007), “Tourism as a Tool for Poverty Alleviation: A Critical Analysis of ‘Pro-Poor Tourism’ and Implications for Soustainability”. U: M. Hall, Pro-Poor Tourism: Who Benefits. Perspectives on Tourism and Powerty Reduction , str. 34

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Increasing the attractiveness of the Zádielska dolina (“Zadiel Gorge“) in the area of modern climbing as a tourism development support tool

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The Zádielska dolina (“Zadiel Gorge“) belongs to the most beautiful and from a natural science perspective to the most interesting landscape formations of the Slovak Karst. The area represents the National Nature Reserve in the National Park and is part the European Network of Protected Areas NATURA 2000. The site is characterized by climbing activity. This article provides suggestions of attractiveness in the field of climbing that respect the development of tourism in accordance with nature and landscape conservation. The basis for the proposals were theoretical knowledge, thorough analysis of the area and own experience with the issue. Recommendations from other climbing places and identification of problems between climbing and nature, have been key for us in making appropriate proposals. The increasing interest in adventure tourism, including climbing, means a global trend in tourism and therefore it is necessary to pay close attention to this issue.

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Geological Tourism Development In The Finnish-Russian Borderland: The Case Of The Cross-Border Geological Route “Mining Road”

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The Finnish-Russian borderland has a unique geological potential for geological tourism development. Creating new tourist attractions based on geoheritage, design and development of the cross-border tourist routes open new opportunities for tourism development on both sides of the border. The article presents the crossborder geological tourist route “Mining Road” as a tool of activation of tourist activity in the Finnish-Russian borderland. This article explores the practical aspects of the project "Mining Road" development for tourism industry. It is proven the significance of cross-border route "Mining road" for preservation, popularization and reproduction of the natural, cultural and historical potential of the borderland.

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Destination brand equity in tourism context: evidence on Iran

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Tourism industry provides an important source of income for many countries; it has been considered the second important industry of the 21st century. This study analyses the effect of destination brand equity on tourists’ intention to revisit. Kish Island was chosen for this case study. Components of destination brand equity include destination awareness, destination image, destination quality, perceived value, destination loyalty, satisfaction and intentions to revisit. This research is a descriptive and survey study. The target population was travelers who visited this island in the first half of 2013. The questionnaire was the research tool. Data were analysed using SPSS and LISREL. The results showed that there is a meaningful relationship between the destination awareness and perceived value, image destination and perceived value and satisfaction, destination quality and perceived value and destination loyalty, perceived value and destination loyalty, satisfaction and destination loyalty and intentions to revisit, and finally destination loyalty and intentions to revisit.

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