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Understanding Geopolitics & pursuing a global career

The link between geopolitics and hospitality is complex yet evident. Crystal Cavin, Glion Institute of Higher Education’s faculty expert on geopolitics, talks about why hospitality leaders need to understand geopolitical issues. Billions lost in international travel One thing that most people don’t know is how long-term and far-reaching the effects of a geopolitical crisis, or a related terrorism attack, can really be. “Here are some hard facts: according to the

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Faculty interview: Dr. Denise Shelley-Newnham

When interviewing a seasoned academic like Dr. Denise Shelley-Newnham, one expects to talk about a career in academics, but the path that lead Denise to Glion wasn’t a straight line at all. It all started off like a standard faculty profile, we briefly talked about her work in change management research and the new teaching methodology she’s using in class (and we’ll come back to that later), but the discussion

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Hybrid learning on the Master’s in Hospitality Finance

Pia Hu, Program Leader of the MSc, shares feedback and examples from students who are in the online portion of this hybrid master’s program. The Master’s in Hospitality Finance has entered its third year running with some interesting success stories. Due to its small size (on average 10 new students per year), this master’s program for finance and entrepreneurship has a high ratio of teachers to students, creating a close-knit

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Corporate Social Responsibility in Hospitality, a Glion perspective

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), sustainability and green business are all integral to current business terminology. Managers have access to a huge number of studies that suggest consumer interest in responsible business practices. During the summer of 2014, Nielsen found that 55% of consumers are willing to pay more if a company is committed to responsibility, while according to Accenture and UN Global Compact, 27% of European consumers always or often note

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