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Junwook Chi’s international tourism paper wins award

University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa School of Travel Industry Management Assistant Professor Junwook Chi received the Best Paper Award at the 2016 Global Tourism and Hospitality Conference in Hong Kong. His paper, “Asymmetric tourist responses to own- and cross-price changes: Evidence from U.S. tourism demand for the UK, France and Italy,” investigates how tourists from different countries respond to price increases and …

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Research offers new ideas to minimize unethical behavior in powerful people

“Focusing the powerful to think about how they should behave may serve as a potential form of ‘preventative medicine’ against the abuse of power,” says lead researcher Miao Hu, assistant professor of marketing at the Shidler College of Business. In her research, Hu offers new ideas for curbing unethical behavior by those with power. Through a series of experiments, Hu and co-researchers, …

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UH alumni and students collaborate with publishers to produce Vietnam’s best-selling management book

The #1 bestselling management book in Vietnam, “Business Model Generation,” is a result of the collaboration between the publishers, and the students and alumni of the Shidler College of Business Vietnam Executive MBA (VEMBA) program. According to the Director of the Vietnam Executive MBA program, Tung Bui, this special edition highlights the program’s extensive educational contribution to the business community …

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i-Lab opens at UH Manoa

The University of Hawaiʻi celebrated the grand opening of its new UH i-Lab (innovation lab) on Wednesday, March 2, 2016. Inspired by Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design, also known as the D.School, the University of Hawaiʻi has created a lab based on those same principles of exposing students to experiences that get them involved with innovation and entrepreneurship. “Our …

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Three Mānoa faculty members make World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds list

Three faculty members at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa have been named to Thomson Reuters’ World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds and Highly Cited Researcher lists in 2015—Stephen L. Vargo, Shidler College Distinguished Professor of Marketing at the Shidler College of Business; Loïc Le Marchand, a professor at the UH Cancer Center and Laurence N. Kolonel, emeritus professor in the …

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