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    • REIT Capital Structure: The Value of Getting It Right 

      Steiner, Eva (2017-06-07)
      An analysis of the capital structure of commercial real estate investment trusts finds that the strongest REITs overall tend to employ lower leverage and longer debt maturity, maintain larger proportions of fixed-rate debt, ...
    • REITs: Structure and Performance 

      Boudry, Walter I.; Kallberg, Jarl G. (2014-09-08)
      [Excerpt] REITs are attractive to investors, particularly institutional investors, due to their high dividend payouts and ability to provide more liquidity to the underlying market for direct real estate investment. This ...
    • Relational Listening: Fostering Effective Communication Practices in Diverse Organizational Environments 

      Brownell, Judi (1994-01-01)
      [Excerpt] Interest in managing workforce diversity in the hospitality industry has grown steadily over the past several decades. Women, for example, are entering service industries and moving into managerial positions at ...
    • Relationships and Hybrid Contracts: An Analysis of Contract Choice in Information Technology 

      Kalnins, Arturs; Mayer, Kyle J. (2004-01-01)
      Selecting the type of contract is an important aspect of governing interfirm transactions. The purpose of this article is to examine the use of fixed-fee and time-and-materials (T&M, or cost-plus) contracts and a hybrid ...
    • Relative Risk Premium: A New “Canary” for Hotel Mortgage-Market Distress 

      deRoos, Jan A.; Liu, Crocker; Ukhov, Andrey D. (2014-11-01)
      Lenders’ evaluation of the hotel industry’s prospects can be assessed using a metric called the relative risk premium, which we introduce in this report. Similar to the canary in a coal mine, changes in the relative rates ...
    • Rental Housing in Bogota, Columbia: Challenges and Opportunities for Creating More Multifamily Properties 

      Ruiz, Rafael Vivas (2018-05-04)
      This article examines the rental housing market in Bogotá, Colombia and the challenges in developing multifamily rental properties. A description of the factors that affect the development of this asset class is followed ...
    • Replicating and Extending Our Understanding of How Managers Can Adjust the “Warm Glow Thermostat” 

      Giebelhausen, Michael D.; Chun, HaeEun Helen (2017-05-01)
      This article presents four studies that replicate and extend a recent article examining how guest participation in voluntary green programs (e.g., towel reuse) increases service satisfaction by evoking a “warm glow” response. ...
    • Repositioning a Multifamily Asset 

      Willis, Harrison (2016-06-01)
      Multifamily investments, particularly value-added strategies, have been of keen interest to real estate investors for years now. Successful execution of a multifamily investment offers excellent risk-adjusted returns when ...
    • Representing Employee Requirements in Labor Tour Scheduling 

      Thompson, Gary (1993-07-01)
      In this paper, we use the methodology of simulation to evaluate six approaches for handling employee requirements In an LP-based labour tour scheduling heuristic. We model employee requirements both as minimum acceptable ...
    • Research and the Center for Hospitality Research 

      Thompson, Gary (2004-08-01)
      As you will find on our Web site (http://TheCenterForHospitalityResearch.org), the Center’s mission is defined as follows: to enable and conduct research of significance to the hospitality industry, while building important ...
    • Research Articles 

      Unknown author (2020-06-29)
    • Research Articles 

      Unknown author (2019-04-25)
    • Research on Behavioral Integrity: A Promising Construct for Positive Organizational Scholarship 

      Simons, Tony L.; Tomlinson, Edward C.; Leroy, Hannes (2011-01-01)
      Behavioral integrity (BI) is the perception that another person, group, or entity lives by his word—delivers on promises and enacts the same values he espouses. This construct is more basic than trust or justice, and is ...
    • Research Opportunities in Service Process Design 

      Hill, Arthur V.; Collier, David A.; Froehle, Craig M.; Goodale, John C.; Metters, Richard D.; Verma, Rohit (2002-04-01)
      This paper presents an overview of the new issues and research opportunities related to four service operations design topics—the design of retail and e-tail service processes, design of service processes involving waiting ...
    • Research Reflections 

      Thompson, Gary (2003-10-01)
      This issue of Cornell Hotel and Restaurant Administration Quarterly contains a number of articles offering commentaries and updating of earlier-published articles. Cornell Quarterly, which commenced publication in 1960, ...
    • Researching Teams: Nothing's Going to Change Our World 

      Decostanza, Arwen H.; Dirosa, Gia A.; Rogers, Sean; Slaughter, Andrew J.; Estrada, Armando X. (2012-03-01)
      As researchers focused on enhancing the performance of complex teams within military organizations, we offer a uniquely applied perspective to the issues raised in the focal article (Tannenbaum, Mathieu, Salas, & Cohen, ...
    • Resource Control and Visionary Leadership: Two Exercises 

      Lindsay, Cindy P.; Enz, Cathy A. (1991-01-01)
      [Excerpt] The two exercises presented here use five sets of Tinkertoys to illustrate complex management issues. In the first exercise, “Tinkertoy Power,” participants explore issues of resource dependence, power, and ethics. ...
    • Resource-Seeking Agglomeration: A Study of Market Entry in the Lodging Industry 

      Kalnins, Arturs; Chung, Wilbur (2004-05-01)
      We analyze whether firms prefer collocating with incumbent firms when choosing among markets to enter, highlighting the role of resource-seeking as a motivation for collocation. We propose that entrants will locate near ...
    • Resourcefulness In Action: The Case Of Global Diversity Management 

      Creary, Stephanie J. (2016-01-01)
      In this essay, I highlight “social identity resourcing” as a generative mechanism whereby individuals’ social identities are used as assets to develop a vision and strategy for global diversity management. Social identity ...
    • Responses to Lonely Hearts Advertisements: Effects of Reported Physical Attractiveness, Physique, and Coloration 

      Lynn, Michael; Shurgot, Barbara A. (1984-01-01)
      This study employed lonely hearts advertisements to investigate the effects of reported physical appearance on interpersonal attraction. The personal advertisements in a local Columbus magazine were coded in terms of the ...