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Center for Sustainable Business and Development

311 Conference Center Bldg.
Knoxville, TN USA 37996-4134

Phone: 865.974.0505
Fax: 865.974.1838

rchen@utk.edu

Publications & Speeches

Refereed Journals

Zhang, Z., R.J.C. Chen, L. Han, and L. Yang. 2017. Key Factors Affecting the Price of Airbnb Listing: A Geographically Weighted Approach. Sustainability 9: 1635-1648 (http://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/9/9/1635/pdf)

D.H. Yoon and R.J.C. Chen. 2017. A Green Shadow: the Influence of Hotel Customers’ Environmental Concern, Knowledge, and Education Level on Green Marketing Skepticism and Behavioral Intentions. Tourism Analysis 22(3): 281-293.

D.K. Poisson and R.J.C. Chen. 2017. Operating Sustainable Meal Plans and Food Places: Factors Influencing College Students’ Dining Choices and Preferences. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism 15(1): 19-30.

Yu, N. and Chen, R.J.C. (2016). Hotel Guests’ Preferences and Choices. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism 14(2): 38-48.

Chen, R.J.C. (2016). What can Rural Communities do to be Sustained? Sustainability 8(9): 930-941.

Chen, R.J.C. and Barrows, C. (2015). Developing a Mystery Shopping Measure to Operate a Sustainable Restaurant Business: The Power of Integrating with Corporate Executive Members’ Feedback. Sustainability 7(9):12279-12294.

Chen, R.J.C. (2015). Beyond Sustainability: From Sustainable Consumer Services to Sustainable Business. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 22(1), 223-224. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jretconser.2014.08.002

Chen, R.J.C. (2015). From sustainability to customer loyalty: A case of full service hotels’ guests. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 22(1), 261-265. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jretconser.2014.08.007

Shi, Y., Yu, N. and Chen, R.J.C. (2015). After 2008 Olympic Games: From a Glorious Mega-event to a Sustainable Destination Brand. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 15(1), 47-56.

Chen, R.J.C. (2014). Integrated Sustainable Business and Development System: Thoughts and Opinions. Sustainability, 6(10), 6862-6871. http://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/6/10/6862

Parsa, H.G., Segarra-Ona, M., Jang, S.C., Chen, R.J.C., Singh, A.J. (2014). Special Issue on Sustainable and Eco-Innovative Practices in Hospitality and Tourism. The Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, 55(1), 5.

Chen, R.J.C. (2013). How Can Stores Sustain Their Businesses? From Shopping Behaviors and Motivations to Environment Preferences. Sustainability 5(2): 617-628; doi:10.3390/su5020617

Chen, R.J.C. (2013). Beyond Management and Sustainability: Visitor Experiences of Physical Accessibility in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, USA. Journal of Management and Sustainability 3(2): 145-154.

Jetter, L. and R.J.C. Chen (2012). An Exploratory Investigation of Knowledge Sharing and Cooperative Marketing in the Tourism Alliances. International Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Administration 13(2): 131-144.

Chen, R.J.C. (2011). Impacts of International Tourism on Economies in the Asia-Pacific Region: Opportunities and Challenges. Tourism Analysis 16(4): 499-504.

Chen, R.J.C. (2011). Impacts of Natural Disasters on Regional Economies: An Overview. Tourism Analysis 16(3):367-372.

Hunter, M. and Chen, R.J.C. (2011). From Management to Sustainability: Strategies for Producers, Consumers, and Small Businesses. Journal of Management and Sustainability 1(1): 99-111.

Yu, N. and R.J.C. Chen (2011). The Perceived Impacts of 2008 Beijing Olympic Games on Tianjin Tourism Industry: A Qualitative Approach. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism 9(1), 37-53.

Meeks, M. and Chen, R.J.C. (2011). Can Walmart Integrate Values with Value?: From Sustainability to Sustainable Business. Journal of Sustainable Development 4(5): 62-67.

Chen, R.J.C. (2011). The Facts of the Weather Extreme Events in the United States: Is There a Trend? Journal of Sustainable Development 4(4): 14-21.

Chen, R.J.C. (2011). Effects of Climate Change in North America. Journal of Sustainable Development 4(3): 32-50.

Chen, R.J.C. (2011). Review "Green to Gold: How smart companies use environmental strategy to innovate, create value, and build competitive advantage." Journal of Sustainable Tourism 19(6): 789-792.

Jetter, L. and R.J.C. Chen (2011). Destination Branding and Images: Perceptions and Practices from Tourism Industry Professionals. International Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Administration 12(2): 174-187.

Gentry, R.W., G.S. Sayler, and J. Zhuang (2010). Towards Sustainable Cellulosic Bioenergy. Journal of Resources and Ecology 1(2): 117-122.

Poisson, D.K. and R.J.C. Chen (2010). Multiple On-Site Winery Festivals: Tourist Motivations, Winery Festival Destination Performance, and Repatronage Intention. Tourism Analysis 15(5): 585-589.

He, N. and R.J.C. Chen (2010). Motivations of American Students toward Selections of Overseas Educational Programs. International Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Administration 11(4): 347-359 (http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15256480.2010.518525).

Yu, N. and R.J.C. Chen (2010). Managers’ Perceptions toward the Impacts of the 2008 Olympic Games. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism 8(2): 48-61.

Stewart C.N., L. Shugart, G.S. Liu, J. Zhuang, Y.Q. Ma, G.A. Tuskan, R. Meilan, R.W. Gentry, and G.S. Sayler (2010). China-US workshop on biotechnology of bioenergy plants. Ecotoxicology, 19(1): 1-3.

Koirala, S.R., R.W. Gentry, P.j. Mulholland, E. Perfect, and J.S. Schwartz (2010). Time and Frequency Domain Analyses of High-frequency Hydrologic and Chloride Data in an East Tennessee Watershed. Journal of Hydrology, 87(3-4): 256-264.

Buhrmester, B. and R.J.C. Chen (2009). A consumer profile of museum visitors in East Tennessee. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism 7(2): 45-56.

Fu, J.S, H.C. Chien, F.L. Yeh, C.J. Jang, and R.J.C. Chen (2009). Air quality modelling: An investigation of the merits of CMAQ in the analysis of trans-boundary air pollution from continents to small islands. International Journal of Environmental Technology Management 10(2): 150-166.

Franklin, S.B., J.A. Kupfer, R. Pezeshki, R.W. Gentry, and R.D. Smith (2009). Efficacy of the hydrogeomorphic model (HGM): A case study from western Tennessee. Ecological Indicators, 9(2): 267-283 (doi: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2008.05.004).

Franklin, S.B., J.A. Kupfer, S.R. Pezeshki, R.W. Gentry, and R.D. Smith (2009). Complex effects of channelization and levee construction on western Tennessee floodplain forest function. Wetlands, 29(2): 451-464.

Chen, R.J.C., P. Bloomfield, and F. Cubbage (2008). Comparing Forecasting Models in Tourism. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research 32(1): 3-21.

Chen, R.J.C. (2007). Impacts of an Intervention Event on Museum Visitations. Advances in Hospitality and Leisure 3: 55-68.

Chen, R.J.C. (2007). Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Applications in Retail Tourism and Teaching Curriculum. The Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services 14(4): 289-295.

Chen, R.J.C. (2007). Review ‘Tourism in Turbulent times. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research 31(3): 411-418.

Chen, R.J.C. (2007). Review ‘Sustainable Tourism.’ Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing 23(1): 88-89.

Chen, R.J.C. (2007). Significance and Variety of Geographic Information System (GIS) Applications in Retail, Hospitality, Tourism, and Consumer Services. The Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services 14(4): 247-248.

Chen, R.J.C. (2006). Island Tourism Multi-Dimensional Impact Models. Sustainable Development 14(2): 104-114.

Chen, R.J.C. (2006). An Evaluation of Alternative Forecasting Methods for Tourist Flows Before and After the Inclusion of Intervention Events. Tourism Analysis 10(3): 269-276.

Goff, K. and R.W. Gentry (2006). A sensitivity analysis of the influence of watershed and development characteristics on the cumulative impacts of storm water detention ponds. Water Resources Management, 20(6): 829-860.

Chen, R.J.C. (2004). Uses of Hospitality and Leisure Services: Voices of Visitors with Disabilities. Advances in Hospitality and Leisure 1(1): 89-102.

Chen, R.J.C. (2003).The Impacts of Terrorism: Perceptions of Faculty and Students on Safety and Security in Tourism. Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing 15(2/3): 81-97.

Chen, R.J.C., P. Bloomfield, and J. Fu (2003). An Evaluation of Alternative Forecasting Methods to Recreation Site Use. Journal of Leisure Research 35(4): 441-454.

Chen, R.J.C. & J. Chen (2003). Terrorism Effects on Travel Arrangements and Tourism Practices. International Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Administration 4(3): 49-63.

Chen, R.J.C., K. Hunt, and R.B. Ditton (2003). The Economic Impacts of a Trophy Largemouth Bass Fishery: Lake Fork, Texas. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 23(3): 835-844.

Bohnsack, B.L., R.B. Ditton, J.R. Stoll, R.J.C. Chen, R. Novak, and L.S. Smutko. (2002). The Recreational Bluefin Tuna Fishery: Anglers Characteristics, Behaviors, Attitudes, and Economic Impacts. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 22(1): 165-176.

Noriega, P. and R.J.C. Chen (2003).Strategic Management: An Essential Component of all Small Business Operations. The Consortium Journal of Hospitality and Tourism 7(1): 101-107.

Chen, R.J.C., G. L. Brothers, and L.D. Gustke (2003). A Comprehensive Travel and Tourism Study of the Blue Ridge Parkway, USA. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism 1(1): 21-44.

Chen, R.J.C., G. L. Brothers, and L.D. Gustke (2002). Tourists’ Perceptions, Behaviors and Motivations Toward the Blue Ridge Parkway, USA. The Consortium Journal of Hospitality and Tourism 6(2): 5-18.

Chen, R.J.C., J. Thigpen, and P. Noriega (2002). Socio-Demographic Assessments And Economic Impacts of Wings Over Water Birding Festival. The Consortium Journal of Hospitality and Tourism 6(1): 31-42.

Chen, R.J.C., J. Fu, and G. Brothers (2001). Economic Impacts of Travel to a Nature-Based Regional Destination. The Consortium Journal of Hospitality and Tourism 5(2): 23-36.

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Invited Speeches

Speaker: “You got a friend in Me! How Tennessee Welcome Centers Can Work for You,” 2016 Tennessee Governor’s Conference on Hospitality and Tourism, Chattanooga, Tennessee. (Sept., 2016)

Speaker: “Innovative Sustainability Research: from Corporates, Functional Divisions, to Business Units,” Research Academy, International Council on Hotels and Restaurants Institutional Education (ICHRIE). (July 2015)

Speaker: “From Sustainable Education to Sustainable Educators,” Teaching Academy, International Council on Hotels and Restaurants Institutional Education (ICHRIE) (July 2015)

Speaker: “Sustainability in Lodging and High Education Research,” Leadership Forum, International Hotel/Motel and Restaurant Show (November 2014)

Speaker: “Case Studies of Hotels Go Green,” Gatlinburg Goes Green Seminar, Gatlinburg Convention and Visitor Bureau. (April 2013)

Speaker: “From Tourism Management to Sustainable Life Mapping”; invited by the National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan (December 2012).

Speaker: “Think, Act, and Sustain: Sustainable Business in Hotel and Restaurant Administration;” invited by the National University of Kaoshiung, Taiwan (December 2012).

Speaker: “From Green to Great: Beyond Sustainable Business, Transportation, and Tourism”; invited by the National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan (June 2012).

Speaker: “From Green to Great: Beyond Sustainable Agriculture, Business, and Tourism”; invited by the National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan (June 2012).

Speaker: “From Green to Gold: Beyond Sustainable Enterprises and Tourism”; invited by the Southern Taiwan University, Taiwan (June 2012).

Keynote Speaker: “Promoting Sustainable Business and Tourism: Conservation, Innovation, and Economic Growth;” invited by the US Travel Association to speak at the US-China Tourism Commissioners/Directors Leadership Summit, Hawaii, USA (September 2011).

Speaker: "Sustainability Development in Heritage Tourism," Annual East Tennessee Heritage Tourism Conference, Rugby, Tennessee (October 2010).

Speaker & Global Scholar: “The Importance of Sustainable Business and Tourism Trends: From the Local to Global Villages,” National Chung-Hsing University, Taiwan (June 2010).

Speaker: “How do Intervention Events Hammer Travel and Tourism Business Enterprises?” School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, USA (February 2010).

Keynote Speaker: “Travel and Tourism: A Sustainable Bull Market of the U.S. and China,” invited by the U.S. Travel Association to speak at the US-China Tourism Commissioners / Directors Summit, Orlando, FL, USA (October 2009).

Speaker, Topic: “Economics and Trends of the Hospitality and Tourism Industries” Eastern China Normal University, China (May 2008).

Keynote Speaker: “Asian Americans’ Impacts on the USA Communities: Facts and Stories,” Knoxville Military Station (May 2007).

Speaker, Topic 1: “The Future Trends of the Hospitality and Tourism Industries in Asia;” Topic 2: “The Career Opportunities in Hospitality and Tourism” – invited by universities in Taiwan (National Taiwan University, National Cheng-Chi University, National Chung-Hsing University, National Cha-Yi University, and National Chuang-Hua Normal University) and China (Peking University and Eastern China Normal University) (May 2006).

Keynote Speaker: “Marketing Segments, Visitors, and Attraction Management.” workshops and seminars for attraction managers in Denmark (October 2004).

Speaker: “Development of Advanced Models for Tourism’s Impacts, Analyses, and Trends,” an International Workshop III, Denmark (July 2004).

Speaker: “Development of An Island Tourism Multi-Dimensional Model: Seasonality, Accessibility, and Sustainability,” an International Seminar and TV Interview, Prince Edward Island, Canada (June 2004).

Speaker: “Development of Advanced Models for Tourism’s Impacts, Analyses, and Trends,” an International Workshop II, Denmark (May 2004).

Speaker: “Overviews of Tourism’s Impacts, Analyses, and Trends,” an International Workshop I, Denmark (March 2004).

Speaker: “Impacts of the Intervention Events on Tourist Flows,” Managing Tourism in the Global Economy: An International Conference, Melbourne, Australia (December 2003).

Speaker, WebCast: A Live Webcast of the National Center on Accessibility in Collaboration with the National Center on Physical Activity and Disability (June 2002).

Speaker: “Visitors with Disabilities Perception Study: A Case Study of the Hot Spring National Park,” The National Park Service/National Center on Accessibility Workshop (September 2001).

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