Dr Susann Power

Research Interests

Susann research interest lies in the nature and evolution of best practice in tourism, with a particular focus on entrepreneurial and supply-side values and types of behaviours for sustainable tourism. She has a great interest in the psychological and philosophical foundations that lead to best practice and sustainability in business in general.

Key words: best practice, business ethics, sustainability, entrepreneurship, tourism

Teaching

AY15/16

  • Critical Tourism in a Contemporary Society (Level 6, module leader)
  • Business Environments (Level 4, module leader)
  • Business Ethics (Level 4, module leader)
  • Tourism Management (Level 4, module contributor)
  • Business Research (Level 6, module contributor)

Previous teaching

  • Sustainable Tourism (Level 5, module contributor)
  • Sustainable Operations in Hospitality & Tourism (Level 6, module contributor)
  • Sustainable Operations Management (Level 7, module contributor)
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Planning (Level 6, module contributor)
  • Business Ethics (Level 4, module contributor)

Departmental Duties

  • UNWTO Accreditation Lead
  • MSc student supervision
  • PTY student supervision

Affiliations

Member, European Academy of Management

Member, Tourism Concern

Member, Institute for Business Ethics

Member, Ethical Consumer Group

Contact Me

E-mail:
Phone: 01483 68 3087

Find me on campus
Room: 18 MS 02


My office hours

Tuesdays, 2-3pm and Wednesdays, 10-12pm during term time

Publications

Conference papers

  • Power S. (2015) 'Entrepreneurial risks-taking and responsibilities in the context of responsible tourism'. Reykjavic, Iceland: 24th Nordic Symposium in Hospitality and Tourism Research
    [ Status: Accepted ]
  • Power S, Miller G, Di Domenico M. (2015) ''Do good, mean well': A value-behavioural perspective for ethical entrepreneurship in tourism'. Warsaw, Poland: EURAM 2015

Other publications

  • Power S. (2015) Case 8: Values and behaviours for sustainable tourism. 7th Edition. Harlow : Pearson , pp. 348-350.

Theses and dissertations

  • Power SUSANN. (2015) An applied ethics analysis of best practice tourism entrepreneurs. n/a

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