Tadeja Jere Jakulin

Tadeja Jere Jakulin
University of Primorska | UP · Faculty of Tourism Studies - Turistica (UP FTŠ Turistica)

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This paper focuses on the highly demanding issue of managing residents’ attitudes towards tourism development in urban tourism destinations. The objective of this study was to find efficient solutions in how to manage residents’ attitudes systematically to reduce residents’ irritation in urban destinations, which are considered as complex systems....
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The tourism industry is inherently complex and a key player in sustainable development. This paper intends to discuss the path towards building a sustainable smart tourism ecosystem model by delving deep into the pivotal topics with interesting speculations on smart cities' perspectives that lay a broader foundation of smart tourism destinations. F...
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In recent decades reported findings regarding gender differences in reading achievement, cognitive abilities and maturation process in boys and girls are conflicting. As reading is one of the most important processes in the maturation of an individual, the aim of the study was to better understand gender differences between primary school students....
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The tourism industry is inherently complex and a key player in sustainable development. This paper intends to discuss the path towards building a sustainable smart tourism ecosystem model by delving deep into the pivotal topics with interesting speculations on smart cities' perspectives that lay a broader foundation of smart tourism destinations. F...
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Reading is one of the essential processes during the maturation of an individual. It is estimated that 5-10% of school-age children are affected by dyslexia, the reading disorder characterised by difficulties in the accuracy or fluency of word recognition. There are many studies which have reported that coloured overlays and background could improv...
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Reading is one of the essential processes during the maturation of an individual. It is estimated that 5-10% of school-age children are affected by dyslexia, the reading disorder characterised by difficulties in the accuracy or fluency of word recognition. There are many studies which have reported that colour overlays and background could improve...
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This study investigated the influence of white vs. 12 background and overlay colors on the reading process in twenty-four school-age children. Previous research reported that colors could affect reading skills as an important factor in the emotional and physiological state of the body. The aim of the study was to assess developmental differences be...
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Tourism is a type of inter-organisational system with global and local properties. Problems are defined softly and phenomena are uncertain. There are demands for fast and integrated decisions for guest satisfaction as service users and tourism organisations as service providers. There are many different methodologies and methods that master softly...
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The study investigated the influence of white vs 12 background and overlay colours on the reading process in school age children. Previous research reported that colours could affect reading skills as an important factor of the emotional and physiological state of the body. The aim of the study was to assess developmental differences between second...
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The study investigated the influence of white vs 12 background and overlay colours on the reading process in school age children. Previous research reported that colours could affect reading skills as an important factor of the emotional and physiological state of the body and that reading is one of the most important processes in the maturation of...
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The aim of this study was to analyse which quality attributes are, according to managers' beliefs, the most important in determining overall service quality, as well as to investigate the relative importance of restaurant size (square meters) and seating capacity (number of seats) on managers' perceptions of restaurant quality. The sample was compo...
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In the current real life, systems theory is an abstract background of systems thinking, which is a part of systemic behavior. The systemic behavior is the alternative to the currently prevailing one-sidedness that puts all of humankind in danger of self-destruction due to the crucial over-sights (all the way to world wars) that unavoidably result f...
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This book provides insights into the development and management of sacred journeys, and the varying motivations for undertaking such journeys. The book is divided into three distinct parts. Part 1 aims to contribute towards the development of theoretical perspectives in the field. Part 2 undertakes studies of the processes and impacts of managing m...
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Systems methodology as a support for strategic decision-making will be discussed in the paper. A society will be presented as a complex system, which is comprised of many smaller, complex systems as its component parts. The healthcare system is one of them. The support to the strategic decision-making in a healthcare system will be shown through sy...
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Background and Purpose: The complexity of the tourism system, as well as modelling in a frame of system dynamics, will be discussed in this paper. The phaenomenon of tourism, which possesses the typical properties of global and local organisations, will be presented as an open complex system with all its elements, and an optimal methodology to expl...
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Tourism has become a booming industry within the last few decades, and with the help of many new unique destinations and activities, creative tourism will continue this upward trajectory for the foreseeable future. Tourism helps stimulate economies, decrease unemployment, promote cultural diversity, and is overall a positive impact on the world. D...
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We live under the influence of natural cycles caused by the rotation of our planet and its revolution around the sun. The nature of our nearest star is also subject to cyclical change. This article presents a study of a correlation between sunspot cycles and foreign tourists arrivals in Slovenia, based on historical data between sunspot cycles and...
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Systems Approach has been accepted within natural sciences since Ludwig von Bertalanffy published his manifesto of general system theory (Bertalanffy, 1952) and Norbert Wiener his on Cybernetics (Wiener, 1948). The intention of general systems theory and cybernetics is the 'ontology' of action, which is shown by feedback information. Its goal is to...
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This chapter introduces the systems approach as a creative driving force for a tourism destination. The approach encompasses methods of systems thinking and system dynamics that broaden horizons, search for synergy and involve decision makers in a tourism destination. As a complex system, a tourism destination needs an optimal approach to balancing...
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Agritourism as a type of niche tourism is a complex and softly defined phaenomenon. The demands for fast and integrated decision regarding agritourism and its interconnections with environment, economy (investments, traffic) and social factors (tourists) is urgent. Many different methodologies and methods master softly structured questions and dile...
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The 6th International Symposium on Simulation Based Decision Support and Business Intelligence was held as part of the 28th International Conference on Systems Research, Informatics and Cybernetics in Baden-Baden, Germany, on August 3, 2016. With the aim of presenting research achievements in the area of systems approach and decision support system...
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Systems approach represents thinking outside the box and is connected to the transformation of common linear approach and thinking. Western society followed rules of classical western science, which form many centuries took analysis as mainstream of thinking and researching. One can find perfect and logical explanation for this. In the past, classi...
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Background and Purpose: The standardisation and classification of managed events provide a legislative basis to distinguish events managed for tourism in their characteristics and quality. The systems approach to standardisation and classification of managed events is a unique, holistic view of event management quality and event organization in tou...
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Events industry plays an important role in nowadays economy and can have a substantial impact for a successful business; in addition, sustainability-oriented tourism is becoming an important component of development and planning of a tourist destination. Thus, organizing sustainability-oriented events is crucial and should focus on the zero waste e...
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front sto godina posle-prilika za postoj kulturnog urizma = The battle of Isonzo hundred years after-an opportunity for cultural tourism development. V: ĆIRIĆ, Jovan D. (ur.), ĐORĐEVIĆ, Miroslav R. (ur.). Sto godina od početka Prvog svetskog rata-istorijske i pravne studije : zbornik radova sa Međunarodnog naučnog skupa, Beograd, Andrićgrad 2014.....
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Purpose – This paper aims to analyse whether and how the Development Plan and Policies of Slovenian Tourism (SiPlan) could be improved systematically and systemically, enabling more comprehensive management of innovation. Design/methodology/approach – The data were obtained within a comprehensive national innovation study. Data analysis was perfor...
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The article introduces the Quantified Dialectical Systems Theory (DST), which is one of the cases of new systems theories. It arises from the need for the appropriate knowledge about the basics of both systems theory and the applied computer supported qualitative and quantitative methods that can help individuals or groups in researching important...
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Systems thinking following Capra’s definition (Capra, 1996), is a framework that is based on the belief that the parts of a system will act differently when the systems relationships are removed and it is viewed in isolation. The only way to fully understand why a problem or element occurs and persists is to understand the part in relation to the w...
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Systems thinking as a modern approach for problem solving was revived after WWII even though it had been an ancient philosophy. We can track systems thinking back to antiquity. Making a distinction from Western rationalist traditions of philosophy, C. West Churchman often identified with the I Ching as a systems approach sharing a frame of referenc...
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Purpose The importance of context dependent modelling of complex systems, depending on the observer's point of view will be discussed. Thus, context is synonymous for the content of a problem in a frame of the goals, starting points and ways to achieve these aims. In this light, difficulties of model validation and a general method how to overcome...
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Many countries irrespective of their economic development, political orientation and cultural diversity emphasize tourism development as their strategic goal. Tourism influences are visible in a large variety of industries, on both national and international levels. Knowledge of the impacts is necessary for successful leading, better planning and s...
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Decision-making in the employment of hotel animation staff is an important factor in considering the future of a hotel animation team. Staffing in service industries is a task that should be done with great care and deliberation. It is very important to choose the right selection procedure for the testing of applicants. Furthermore, the decision sh...

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