Master's Theses and Projects | Hospitality Management | Kent State University

Master's Theses and Projects

thesis

Akinbola Akinyoade - Understanding Nigerian Immigrants Attitude Towards Engaging in Tourism in Nigeria
Advisor: Dr. Andy Lepp

Theresa Clem - Understanding Country Club Members’ Loyalty: Factors Affecting Membership Renewal Decisions
Advisor: Dr. Swathi Ravichandran

Lisa Cometa - Consumer Beliefs About Green Hotels
Advisor: Dr. Swathi Ravichandran

Rebecca Harris - Casino Loyalty Programs: Differences between members and Nonmembers based on Attitudes and Behaviors
Advisor: Dr. Rhonda Hammond

Alexandra James - Using Lifestyle Segmentation to Develop Lodging Packages for Staycation Travelers: An Exploratory Study with College Students
Advisor: Dr. Swathi Ravichandran

Caitlin Jaworski - The Effect of Training, Employee Benefits, and Incentives on Job Satisfaction and Commitment in Part-time Hotel Employees 
Advisor: Dr. Swathi Ravichandran

Ang Li - Parental Feedback: Parent's Perception of PEAK Camp Influence on Child Development
Advisor: Dr. Andrew Lepp

Dan Liao - Travel Motivations of Chinese Students in the United States: A Case Study of Chinese Students in Kent State University
Advisor: Dr. Andrew Lepp

Yu Ya Ling - The Effect of Perceived Unfairness and Negative Emotions on Workplace Behavior
Advisor: Dr. Ning-Kuang Chuang

Ya Na - Understanding Chinese Students' Cuisine Choice in the US: A Systematic Study of Factors Affecting Cuisine Choice
Advisor: Dr. Philip Wang

Ryan O'Donnell - Membership Recruitment in the Private Club Industry
Advisor: Dr. Barbara Scheule

Lara Ozarslan - Branding Boutique Hotels: Management and Employees' Perspectives
Advisor: Dr. Ning-Kuang Chuang

Lindsey Phillabaum - Managerial Development in Air Force Dining Facilities: Perceptions of 3M Enlisted Personnel on Preparing 3M Airmen for Leadership Positions
Advisor: Dr. Barbara Scheule

Monica Powers - Exploring College Students Health Attitudes, Perceptions, and Purchase Intentions on the Health and Taste of Restaurant Menu Items
Advisor: Dr. Barbara Scheule

Rui Qian - Benefits and Constraints of Gap Year
Advisor: Dr. Philip Wang

Gui (Molly) Quan - Destination image, risk perception and the United States as an Educational Destination for Chinese College Students
Advisor: Dr. Philip Wang

Barbara Retzer - Effect of New Sodium Regulations on National School Lunch Program meal Consumption of Middle School Students in a Northeastern Ohio School District
Advisor: Dr. Barbara Scheule

Ryan Rohrer - Destination Image, Perceptions of Risk, and Knowledge of China
Advisor: Dr. Philip Wang

Saba Salehi-Esfahani - Investigating Information Adoption Tendencies of Restaurants' User-Generated Content Utilizing a Hypothesized Information Adoption Model
Advisor: Dr. Swathi Ravichandran

Xiaolu (Romeo) Sun - Of Symbolic Consumption and Brand Choice: An Empirical Testing of the Self-congruity Theory
Advisor: Dr. Philip Wang

Mandy Ulicney - Implementation of database marketing in the private club 
Advisor: Dr. Swathi Ravichandran

Amy Urso - The effects of environmental factors on gamblers' behaviors in Ohio casinos
Advisor: Dr. Barbara Scheule

Xuan Wu - Importance-Performance Analysis of Niche Marketing: The Case of a Museum Exhibition
Advisor: Dr. Philip Wang

Xiao (Fiona) Xue - Career Behaviors of Tourism Management Students in China
Advisor: Dr. Ning-Kuang Chuang

Yang Yuan - A Study of Hotel Management Financial Competencies with the Focus on Revenue and Cost Management
Advisor: Dr. Ning-Kuang Chuang

PROJECT

Christopher Hampton - Creation of a Hospitality Management Ethics-based class for two- and four-year College and University Programs
Advisor: Dr. Barbara Scheule

Qiang Lin - Membership Recruitment in the Private Club Industry
Advisor: Dr. Ning-Kuang Chuang

Cheng Liu - A High End Tour Itinerary Design
Advisor: Dr. Philip Wang

Amanda Williams - Let's Get Social: Using Facebook and Twitter in the Travel Industry to Connect with Customers
Advisor: Dr. Andrew Lepp