Developments in Tourism Research: New directions, challenges by David Airey, John Tribe

By David Airey, John Tribe

This publication goals to be a show off for innovative study providing a high-edited number of the easiest paper submitted to the 2006 tourism convention on the collage of Surrey, which itself is a party of forty years of tourism schooling on the college. The emphasis of the e-book is on contributions which provide new insights and methods to tourism study instead of case experiences or purposes of present examine easy methods to new contexts, and this is often the place the booklet is exclusive. *Originates from papers offered on the collage of Surrey's convention on 'Cutting facet study in Tourism', held as a party of forty years of tourism schooling on the University.*Include contributions from either high-profile, confirmed researchers within the box, and rising stars, all of in an effort to supply new insights and ways to tourism research.*Chapters are rigorously themed and juxtaposed to show the main instructions and demanding situations that confront researchers in tourism.

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Marsden, T. (1990). The rural restructuring-process: Emerging divisions of agricultural property rights. Regional Studies, 24, 235–245. Yin, R. (1993). Applications of case study research. London: Sage. qxd 7/3/2007 4:45 PM Page 33 Chapter 3 Implementation of Mass Customised Manufacturing in the Flight Catering Industry Yevvon Yi-Chi Chang and Peter Jones Introduction In recent years, the flight catering industry has undergone a revolution in response to the changing nature of the airline business post 9/11 and a significant shift in industry concentration (IATA, 2005).

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Evidently, flight caterers have to deal with large volume and wide variety. Mass Customisation Hayes and Wheelwright (1979) explained the trade-offs between five different manufacturing processes that can produce different levels of variety and volume. Job shops, for example, can produce a wide variety of products but can only produce them in low volume. In contrast, mass production can produce large quantities of products but only offers low variety. Schmenner and Swink (1998) further described that the phenomenon of crossfactory productivity differences can be explained by the Theory of Swift, Even Flow.

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