Title

Entrepreneurship and Leadership in Hospitality: Insights and Implications for Hospitality and Tourism Education – Mr. Harris Rosen in conversation with Drs. Sandra Naipaul and Youcheng Wang

Keywords

entrepreneurship, leadership, hospitality management, hospitality education

Abstract

Purpose– The purpose of this paper is to provide insights and implications for hospitality management and education through an interview with an entrepreneur, leader, hotelier, and philanthropist in Central Florida – Mr Harris Rosen. Design/methodology/approach– The study takes a qualitative approach along with a personal interview, which was used as a tool for data collection. An open‐ended interview protocol was designed to facilitate data collection. Findings– The study presents insights of Mr Rosen on several key issues in hospitality management and education, including: entrepreneurship, leadership, education, and philanthropy. Implications and discussions are provided based on his perspective. Originality/value– The study provides fresh ideas and perspectives on many relevant issues related to hospitality management and education. The insights and discussions provide prompt critical thinking on hospitality industry career development and various existing education systems.

Publication Date

6-1-2009

Original Citation

Naipaul, S. & Wang, Y.C. (2009). Entrepreneurship and Leadership in Hospitality Education: Insights and Implications for Hospitality and Tourism Education. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management. 21(6), 639-658.

Number of Pages

639-658

Document Type

Paper

Language

English

Source Title

International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management

Volume

21

Issue

6

College

Rosen College of Hospitality Management

Location

Rosen College of Hospitality Management

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/09596110910975936

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