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    • Nature, Health, and Wellbeing: Insights from 2019 CIHF Roundtable 

      Negrea, Sherrie (2019-08-01)
      [Excerpt] Taking a walk in the woods or even viewing nature through a window can improve our health and wellbeing in countless ways. It can reduce stress in our daily lives, help us recover from surgery, lower our blood ...
    • Neemrana Hotels: Building a Heritage Hospitality Brand 

      Dev, Chekitan; Stroock, Laure Mougeot (2020-10-06)
      Neemrana Hotels, a heritage hospitality brand in India with a portfolio of 18 unique historical properties, was celebrating its 28th anniversary. Aman Nath (Exhibit 1), its founder and co-chairman had reasons to be proud, ...
    • Network Exploitation Capability: Mapping the Electronic Maturity of Hospitality Enterprises 

      Piccoli, Gabriele; Carroll, Bill; Hall, Larry (2011-10-01)
      Although many hospitality firms are making effective use of their information technology resources, the value and effect of those operations could be magnified by a strategic and integrated approach to IT, called Network ...
    • Network Exploitation Capability: Model Validation 

      Piccoli, Gabriele; Carroll, Bill; Torchio, Paolo (2013-04-01)
      This report provides the validation of a model for Network Exploitation Capability (NEC), which is a newly proposed measure of a lodging firm’s level of sophistication in its application of networked information technology ...
    • New Beats Old Nearly Every Day: The Countervailing Effects of Renovations and Obsolescence on Hotel Prices 

      Corgel, John B. (2008-07-02)
      As is the case with other commercial real estate types, hotels begin to depreciate from the time they open, in a process largely driven by functional obsolescence. Unlike other asset types, however, hotel values hit an ...
    • New York-Presbyterian Hospital VP on Future of Patient-centric Care 

      Cornell Institute for Healthy Futures (2017-02-15)
      Jeff Bokser, MHA '01, vice president of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, discusses the future of patient-centric care and his experience helping create a hospital culture that focuses on the patient experience. Efforts such ...
    • Nontraded REITS: Considerations for Hotel Investors 

      Corgel, John B.; Gibson, Scott (2008-11-01)
      Nontraded REITs are an attractive buy-and-hold investment for income-oriented investors. Sold through broker-dealers, shares in these real estate investment trusts do not trade on public exchanges, promise relatively high ...
    • North America’s New Town Centers: Time to Take Some Angst Out and Put More Soul In 

      Kalcher, Karl (2008-12-01)
      As consumers became tired of America’s ubiquitous shopping malls, an alternative retailing format appeared—an outdoor streetscape with trees, shops in buildings with convenient front-door parking, restaurants, and sometimes ...
    • On Indexing Commercial Real Estate Properties and Portfolios 

      Boudry, Walter I.; Coulson, N. Edward; Kallberg, Jarl G.; Liu, Crocker H. (2013-01-17)
      Commercial real estate indices play an important role in performance evaluation and overall investment strategy. However, the issue of how representative they are of the returns on portfolios of commercial properties is ...
    • On the Hybrid Nature of REITs 

      Boudry, Walter I.; Coulson, N. Edward; Kallberg, Jarl G.; Liu, Crocker H. (2011-02-09)
      The consensus that emerges from the current research on the linkage between securitized and direct investment in real estate is that direct (private) real estate returns play a relatively minor role in the real estate ...
    • Online, Mobile, and Text Food Ordering in the U.S. Restaurant Industry 

      Kimes, Sheryl E.; Laque, Philipp (2011-03-02)
      A survey of the top 326 U.S. restaurant chains in all categories finds the industry gradually adopting electronic ordering, in the form of online, mobile, and text orders. Quick-service chains, most notably those selling ...
    • Operational Hedging and Exchange Rate Risk: A Cross-sectional Examination of Canada’s Hotel Industry 

      Chang, Charles; Ma, Liya (2009-10-01)
      Rather than engage in expensive and complicated currency hedging, hotels operating in an international environment can gain similar benefits from their normal operations, including revenue management. An analysis of 1,032 ...
    • Oppenheim Architecture's Meredith Oppenheim on Creating a New Standard for Senior Living 

      Cornell Institute for Healthy Futures (2017-02-16)
      Meredith Oppenheim, A&S '95, discusses her role as a strategic advisor at Oppenheim Architecture and some of the challenges associated with the balance of healthcare and hospitality in senior living. Oppenheim Architecture ...
    • Optimizing a Personal Wine Cellar 

      Thompson, Gary M.; Mutkoski, Stephen A. (2008-03-01)
      This report takes what we believe to be the first scientific approach to optimizing a personal wine cellar. We identify the key factors related to optimizing a personal cellar: performance metrics, such as drinking the ...
    • Optimizing Hotel Pricing: A New Approach to Hotel Reservations 

      Liu, Peng (2012-08-02)
      This report discusses the economic basis and provides a description of a new hotel reservation pricing approach. In addition, the second half of this report provides a step-by-step key to the screens and functionality of ...
    • $ or Dollars: Effects of Menu-price Formats on Restaurant Checks 

      Yang, Sybil S.; Kimes, Sheryl E.; Sessarego, Mauro M. (2009-05-01)
      Empirical research on menu design and price presentation has focused primarily on menus’ effects on consumers’ attitudes, and not necessarily on actual purchase behavior. This study examines how customers reacted to menus’ ...
    • Organizational Downsizing: How Communication Networks Connect with Employee Performance 

      Susskind, Alex M.; Moore, Ozias A.; Kacmar, K. Michele (2018-03-29)
      When an international hotel firm eliminated about one-quarter of the positions at its corporate headquarters, it opened a window into the turbulence that downsizing survivors experience in establishing new networks. This ...
    • Panel: Entrepreneurs and Innovators in Health, Hospitality and Design 

      Cornell Institute for Healthy Futures (2017-05-31)
      Hospitality, healthcare and design areas are beginning to intersect more frequently, providing collaborative business opportunities for entrepreneurs. This panel provides the audience with perspectives on some of the many ...
    • Patient Experience Rx: Healing the Whole Human Insights from the 2018 CIHF Mini-Symposium 

      Negrea, Sherrie (2018-07-01)
      [Excerpt] The Cornell Institute for Healthy Futures (CIHF) sponsored a mini-symposium on April 12 and 13 that explored the shift toward a consumer-centered approach in healthcare. Nearly 100 industry experts, scholars, ...
    • Perceived Fairness of Restaurant Waitlist-management Policies 

      McGuire, Kelly A.; Kimes, Sheryl E. (2005-02-01)
      When a restaurant is full, its managers have to determine which of several tactics they will use to seat the customers who are waiting in line for a table. The waiting guests generally might expect that the restaurant would ...