Emmanuel Gamor

Emmanuel Gamor
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University | PolyU · School of Hotel and Tourism Management

Master of Philosophy

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Introduction
Emmanuel is a PhD student at the School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. His research interest include human resource management, environment and tourism nexus, technology and tourism development, sustainability, and minority/disability studies.
Additional affiliations
February 2016 - present
Koforidua Technical University
Position
  • Lecturer
Description
  • Tourism, Hospitality Management, Service Quality, Human Resource Management & Development in Hospitality and Tourism
June 2015 - August 2015
University of Cape Coast
Position
  • Sandwitch Programme Tutor
Description
  • Accommodation Management, Strategic Management
April 2015 - February 2016
Koforidua Polytechnic
Position
  • Lecturer
Description
  • Tourism, Accommodation Operations
Education
September 2019 - August 2022
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Field of study
  • Hotel and Tourism Management
August 2011 - March 2014
University of Cape Coast
Field of study
  • Hospitality Managment
August 2006 - May 2010
University of Cape Coast
Field of study
  • Tourism

Publications

Publications (26)
Research
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This is a working paper that examine the factors or contributors influencing job satisfaction among employees in the hotel industry of Ghana. The paper focuses on assessing the level of satisfaction they ascribe to their jobs, identify the major factors that contribute to satisfaction and finally examine the relative importance of the identified fa...
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Evidence suggests that the failure of expatriate managers has a great impact on MNCs in the hospitality industry. While this mainly stems from poor interrelationships with local subordinates, little is known about ways to ameliorate the detrimental effect. Given this, we examined the moderating roles of trust on compensation gap-work outcomes relat...
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Including minority groups in the tourism workforce through the lens of corporate social responsibility and the dignity of work has received less attention in the academic and industry narration. This results from limited knowledge, particularly, theoretical development, the how, and to what extent inclusion of minorities could improve firm image, a...
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The inevitable disruptions caused by COVID-19 in the hospitality and tourism education sector have made online learning a necessity rather than an option. This study employs the user experience questionnaire (UEQ) to examine students' online learning experiences specifically in the context of COVID-19. Data collection involved a Qualtrics online su...
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The competitiveness of tourist destinations is crucial to the success of a destination because it ultimately determines its ability to attract and satisfy tourists thereby achieving sustained and improved well-being for its residents. However, there is no consensus on the sets of indicators for gauging the competitiveness of tourist destinations. A...
Conference Paper
The impression in the restaurant can offer tourists new experiences that can lead to a higher level of satisfaction. The restaurant's offer has a significant impact on how tourists perceive the destination since tourists with dissimilar cultural backgrounds think and behave differently. Precisely analyzing and correctly understanding the cultural d...
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The study aimed to explore students’ perception of careers in the hospitality and tourism industry and their intention to pursue careers in Ghana’s hospitality and tourism industry. This study used a sample of 441 students studying hospitality and tourism management at University of Cape Coast. The results indicated that, overall, the perceptions o...
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Hotel employees, in recent times, put in more effort at work, working for long hours and even on holidays and weekends. As a result, they find it difficult to efficiently meet the demands of both their work and personal life. This study used a cross-sectional research design to examine work-family conflict and its effects on job satisfaction and li...
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If physical distance affects leisure travel, then cultural distance should have a similar or even stronger decaying effect. This is because culture encapsulates management of risk perception, uncertainty, individualism, and order. International tourism is expected to promote cultural exchange and cohesion, as the interplay of differences is what se...
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A review of world news headlines in the last half of 2019 revealed consistent unrest in Hong Kong. The Anti-Extradition Law Amendment Movement led to the decline of tourism in Hong Kong before the emergence of the COVID-19. Using the critical incident technique, we adopted the content analysis of news items on the protests timeline and travel warni...
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The study aimed to explore students’ perception of careers in the hospitality and tourism industry and their intention to pursue careers in Ghana’s hospitality and tourism industry. This study used a sample of 441 students studying hospitality and tourism management at University of Cape Coast. The results indicated that, overall, the perceptions o...
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Work-family conflict, a common problem faced by employees in all sectors of the economy, is more intense in the hospitality industry due to the nature of the job. Satisfying hotel guests at all times, maintaining the job, and attending to family are but a few of everyday thoughts of a hotel employee. The occurrence of work-family conflict has been...
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Shopping for souvenir is an important aspect of the tourism activity which almost all tourists participate in. The purpose of this paper is to examine the expenditure pattern of international tourists on souvenirs in Accra. The study adopted the descriptive design and questionnaire was administered to gather data. Data collected from 196 internatio...
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As a corollary to urbanization, cities and towns have become increasingly attractive to tourists, because of the concentration of museums, galleries, shopping centres, theatres, restaurants and other cultural attractions. Though the growth in urban tourism offers a number of socio-economic benefits for residents of host cities and towns, it has als...
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Problem justification and theoretical contribution Research has shown that work and family represent two of the most important aspects of the life of an adult (Magnini, 2012). Bedu-Addo (2010) points out that the interference of work with family roles is becoming one of the major hazards of occupational health, family satisfaction, well-being of em...
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Food handlers have a major role in ensuring safe food in both the commercial and welfare sectors of the catering industry, and that is to guarantee that meals served in institutional catering are hygienic for student's consumption. The study assessed the knowledge and practice of food safety and hygiene among catering staff of two different Senior...
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In recent times, many people prefer to purchase fruits which have undergone minimal processing probably due to lack of time and convenience. Fresh-cut fruits are ready-to-eat food but can be a source of contamination and hence transmission of food-borne diseases such as typhoid and cholera. The contamination of fresh-cut fruits can be caused by the...
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ABSTRACT The hospitality industry is a very competitive environment. This makes them creative, flexible, and responsive. Due to competition among establishments, customers have more options to choose from. It is important that players in the industry become more aware of changing customer attitudes and satisfaction of services rendered. The hospit...
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Being one of the topical issues in contemporary organisational management, one expects to see work-family conflict treated as a priority area. As females are noted to be at the centre of work and family imbalance, this study focuses on the experience of Work-Family Conflict among females in the hospitality industry in Ghana. Questionnaires were use...
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ABSTRACT This study examined factors affecting job satisfaction and also assessed the level of satisfaction of employees working in the hotel industry. The study gathered descriptive data using questionnaires from 190 hotel employees. Factor analysis was employed to extract job satisfaction factors while the standard multiple regression was used to...
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The study examine the factors that influence work-family conflict among hotel employees. The study gathered descriptive data using questionnaires from One hundred and seventy seven (177) hotel employees. Factor Analysis was used to determine which specific factors together influenced work-family conflict among hotel employees and standard multiple...
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ABSTRACT Work-family conflict (WFC) is an inter role conflict that arises as a result of incompatible role pressures from the family and work domains. WFC issues have been left out of studies on human resources in the hospitality industry in Ghana. Therefore, this study examined work-family conflict among employees of hotels in the Sekondi-Takoradi...

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What mobile technologies are changing the tourism industry?
Are mobile technologies seen as blessing or curse ?
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Type of analysis and the best type of data to collect for such analysis

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Projects (2)
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This project is aimed at examining the influence and effect that cultural distance has on travel demand and tourists' behaviour.
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Analyse perceived environmental impact of urban tourism and examine the implications for sustainable urban development