Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope"

Teaching schedule

Academic year: 
2015/2016
Belonging course: 
Course of Bachelor's Degree Programme on TOURISM FIRMS MANAGEMENT
Disciplinary sector: 
ORGANIZATION STUDIES (SECS-P/10)
Credits: 
6
Year of study: 
3
Teachers: 
Cycle: 
Second semester
Hours of front activity: 
48

Language

Course description

The aim is to develop knowledge on ways to work and interact by using the new information and communication technologies (ICTs), as well as their impacts on individuals, groups and organizations from tourism industry. The focus is to encourage the understanding of the critical organizational issues arising from the ICTs usage by tourism’s workers and the possible ways enabling organization to resolve them.

Prerequisites

N

Syllabus

Information Systems. The Organizational Change. The Main Theories and Models on the Technology Acceptance. Information Systems in Tourism. Information Systems for Cruise Terminal Management. Online Travel Agencies. Destination Management Systems.

Teaching Methods

Textbooks

Pierre J Benckendorff P.J., Sheldon P.J., Fesenmaie D.R. (2003), Tourism Information Technology (2nd Edition), Cabi Tourism Texts.
Piccoli G. (2008), Information Systems for Managers, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Learning assessment

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