Yu-Chin "Jerrie" Hsieh

Dr. Yu-chin "Jerrie" Hsieh is a faculty member in the Department of Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality and Tourism at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. As an Associate Professor on the tenure track, Yu-Chin works with Drs. Bonnie Canziani, Erick Byrd, and David Cardenas in our Hospitality and Tourism Management program. Dr. Hsieh completed her doctoral studies at Purdue University. The topic of her dissertation was lodging managers´ perceptions of work and personal life balance. Prior to her return to academia, Dr. Hsieh held managerial positions in the lodging industry, including Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza Hotel, Taipei, Lai-Lai Sheraton Hotel, Taipei, and Grand Hi-Lai Hotel, Kao-Hsiung. Her industry experience gives her a solid foundation for the integration of practical experience into her teaching. Dr. Hsieh has made presentations at the International Council for Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education Conference and received the CHRIE 2004 Best Paper Award. Dr. Yu-chin' research interests Hotel management, hospitality human resources, hospitality education, and team effectiveness.

There are 15 included publications by Yu-Chin "Jerrie" Hsieh :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Assessment of admission criteria for predicting hotel management students' academic performance. 2005 1631 With the growth in the number of Hospitality and Tourism programs, admission committees have become increasingly attentive to the most efficient means of selecting students with the best potential for academic and professional success. Many higher ed...
B & B innkeepers in the United States: When the boundary between work and personal life is blurred. 2010 1294 Many bed-and-breakfast inns are operated by owners who live on the property. Working at home allows the boundary between work and personal life to become permeable. This flexibility either affords bed-and-breakfast innkeepers more time for their pers...
Bed and Breakfast Innkeeper’s Work and Personal Life Balance: A Cross-cultural Comparison. 2010 1417 Bed and Breakfasts (B&B) represent a unique sector in the tourism industry. This study expands on previous hospitality work and life balance studies by investigating the cultural influences on B&B operators’ work and personal lives. The results indic...
Coping strategies used by lodging managers to balance work and personal lives. 2010 1806 The hospitality industry offers services to consumers around the clock, every day of the year. Lodging managers, in particular, are required to work long hours in a highly unpredictable and stressful environment. Consequently, a successful career in ...
The effects of music on room attendants' work performance. 2003 2513 The purpose of this study is to investigate the influences of music on the work performance of hotel room attendants. Most of the hotels' guest rooms are equipped with radios. However, many room attendants are told not to turn on the music while clea...
The future of internet based training in the lodging industry. 2003 895 It has become clear in recent years that the Internet has dramatically affected all aspects of hotel operations. Although the Internet has been primarily used as a medium for marketing and communications, it has the potential to reshape the way in wh...
Guided Student Reflection: A Critical Imperative for Experiential Learning 2013 2218 This paper presents the results of a pilot exploratory study examining the role of reflection exercises in capturing student learning outcomes from a controlled experiential learning activity in a capstone student consulting course. Qualitative refle...
Hotel Companies’ Environmental Awareness and Commitment: A content analysis of their web pages. 2012 4960 Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to analyze the environmental management policies and practices of the top 50 hotel companies as disclosed on their corporate web sites. Design/methodology/approach – This study employed content analysis to revi...
A Learning Theory Framework for Sustainability Education in Tourism. 2012 3743 As efforts abound across tourism educator networks to craft plans for guiding educational responses to the threats of tourism to people and the planet, it is worth exploring areas in which such labors might be made more efficient, and thus more timel...
Lodging managers’ perceptions of work and personal life balance: balanced or imbalanced? 2008 999 This study serves two main purposes: (1) to assess lodging managers' perceptions of difficulties and success in balancing their personal and work lives, and (2) to investigate if lodging managers' work interferes with or is enhanced by their personal...
The moderating effects of job and personal life involvement on the relationship between work/personal life conflict and intention to quit. 2009 2001 This study expands research on work–personal life conflict and intention to quit by exploring the moderating effects of job involvement and personal life involvement on the relationship between work–personal life conflict and an employee's intention ...
Spillover between work and personal life balance for lodging managers. 2004 2200 The hospitality and tourism industry is characterized by long and erratic work hours. Many jobs are unsuitable for working at home. The unique features of the lodging industry and the demands of lodging managers' jobs often have interfered with the p...
Study of Visitors to North Carolina Wineries 2012 800 The wine and grape industry generates a significant economic impact in North Carolina’s rural communities. In 2009 the wine and grape industry generated 7,600 jobs and $1.2 billion in total annual economic impact in the state. Particularly notewort...
Wage differentials in the lodging industry: A case study. 2007 2142 Salary compensation programs are widely used as a tool to attract, retain, and motivate employees in the hotel industry. The development of a sound compensation plan is a critical component of any successful business. This study investigated the pay ...
World at work: Hotel cleaners 2013 3354 With tourism and hospitality representing the largest economic sector in the world1 and over 4.8 million rooms in accommodation establishments in the U.S. alone2, hotel cleaners comprise a significant occupational segment. Regardless of geographic va...