MANAGEMENT SKILLS IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN TOURISM

ASYA PENCHEVA

 

Abstract

Tourism as a dynamic field of human activity, it is a leading branch in the modern economy and in the globalizing world. The successful operation of tourism activities depends on many factors: environmental conditions, cultural premises and last but not least - the training and the qualification of tourism staff. Compared to other sectors of the economy, the human factor in tourism is determining, as regards main characteristics of tourism product. These are the circumstances, which require the acute need for qualified managers, who meet the global demand and who have managerial and leadership skills.

 

Key words

Tourism product, management skills, modern economy

 

References

Пенчева, А., Лидерски умения в проектната среда на туризма, Сборник с доклади от международна научна конференция „Тенденции и предизвикателства в развитието на икономиката“, Том III, Издателство „Наука и икономика“, Икономически университет – Варна, 2012 г.

Пенчева, А., Управление на проекти. Теоретико-методологически проблеми, Авангард Прима,С., 2011 г.

Davis, K., Human Relations at Work, McGraw-Hill Book Company, 2000.Kerzner, H., Project Management: A Systems Approach to Planning, Scheduling, and Controlling, Wiley, 2009.

McManus, J., Project and Human Capital Management, Butterworth-Heinemann, 2006.

Northouse, P., Leadership: theory and practice, Sage Publications, 2012.

Pencheva, A., The integrated approach in tourism projects management, Journal of Science and Research, volume 2, 2011.

Pinto, J., Successful Information System Implementation, Upper Darby, Project Management Institute, 1994.
Verma, V., R. Wideman, Project Manager to Project Leader?, Proceedings of the 25th Annual Seminar, Upper Darby, Project Management Institute, 2000.

 

Full Text: PDF (English)