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Rick Lagiewski

Assistant Professor

Department of International Hospitality and Service Innovation
Saunders College of Business

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Rick Lagiewski

Assistant Professor

Department of International Hospitality and Service Innovation
Saunders College of Business

Education

BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Edinburgh Napier University (United Kingdom)

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Articles
Lagiewski, R., Barron, P., & Leask, A. (2019). The effect of exporting hospitality and tourism degrees overseas on the home campus: A conceptual model. Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism Education. 24. 211-222.
Dobie, S., Schneider, J., Kesgin, M., & Lagiewski, R. (2018). Hotels as Critical Hubs for Destination Disaster Resilience: An Analysis of Hotel Corporations' CSR Activities Supporting Disaster Relief and Resilience. Infrastructures. 3. 46-65.
Lagiewski, R., & Kesgin, M. (2017). Designing and implementing digital visitor experiences in New York State: The case of the Finger Lakes Interactive Play (FLIP) project. Journal of Destination Marketing & Management. 6. 118-126.
Books
(2008). Destination Marketing: an integrated marketing communication approach. Elsevier. Lagiewski, R.,
(2006). Encyclopedia of Tourism. Springer. Vučetić, A., & Lagiewski, R.
(2006). Aspects of Tourism: The Tourism Area Life Cycle Vol.1. Applications and Modifications. Channel View Publications. Lagiewski, R.,
Chapters
(2008). Case study 12.1 Long Lake, New York: small destinations and experiential differentiation – what to do?. Destination Marketing: an integrated marketing communication approach. Lagiewski, R.,
(2006). Montenegro. Encyclopedia of Tourism. Vučetić, A., & Lagiewski, R.
(2006). The Application of the Tourism Area Life Cycle Model: a literature survey. Aspects of Tourism: The Tourism Area Life Cycle Vol.1. Applications and Modifications. 27-50. Lagiewski, R.,
Journals
Lagiewski, R., Barron, P., & Leask, A. (2019). The effect of exporting hospitality and tourism degrees overseas on the home campus: A conceptual model. Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism Education. 24. 211-222.
Dobie, S., Schneider, J., Kesgin, M., & Lagiewski, R. (2018). Hotels as Critical Hubs for Destination Disaster Resilience: An Analysis of Hotel Corporations' CSR Activities Supporting Disaster Relief and Resilience. Infrastructures. 3. 46-65.
Lagiewski, R., & Kesgin, M. (2017). Designing and implementing digital visitor experiences in New York State: The case of the Finger Lakes Interactive Play (FLIP) project. Journal of Destination Marketing & Management. 6. 118-126.
Presentations
Lagiewski, R., & Ehinger, L. (2019). Exploring the role of technology and personalized service in the private club environment. 5th World Research Summit for Hospitality and Tourism.
Lagiewski, R., & Barron, P. (2018). The effect of offering hospitality and tourism degrees overseas on the home campus faculty. ICHRIE 2018.
Lagiewski, R., (2018). The Convergence of Customer-facing Technology and Specially-Abled Restaurants.. 3rd Annual NTID Student Research Symposium.
Lagiewski, R., & Kesgin, M. (2016). AR/VR applications in hospitality and tourism. VR & AR Symposium.
Proceedings
Pohland, L., Kesgin, M., & Lagiewski, R. (2018). Safety and Security Concerns of Tourists: Aftermath of Terrorist Attacks in Turkey. 23rd Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism.
Lagiewski, R., & Barron, P. (2018). The effect of offering hospitality and tourism degrees overseas on the home campus faculty. ICHRIE 2018.
Lagiewski, R., & Nikolić, D. (2017). Exploring Interorganizational Relations in Post-Socialist Croatian Tourism Then and Now. ATLAS Annual Conference 2017 "Destinations past, present and future".

Currently Teaching

HSPT-335
3 Credits
This course will provide the student with the knowledge needed for the effective management of food service operations. Students will identify trends in the food and beverage industry, learn food and beverage management principles and understand how providing exceptional guest service can maximize profits in the hospitality industry. Topics will include food and beverage purchasing, inventory, costing, service styles, financial controls, menu design, sanitation, safety, ethics, food service automation, hardware and software, legal concerns, equipment selection, and service innovations in the design and layout of food establishments.
MGMT-150
3 Credits
Designed as an introductory business course for students in the Saunders College that want to learn more about the fundamentals of business. This course provides an overview of the functions and processes of business organizations. Topics include the role and responsibility of the manager, the processes and functions of business, the impact of technology, business planning process, doing business in global environments, and career exploration. NOTE: Students may not take MGMT 150 if they have already taken MGMT 101 and MGMT 102.
HSPT-225
3 Credits
Hospitality and tourism industry is one of the largest industries in the world. This introductory course provides students with an overview of hospitality industry and segments of travel and tourism. Students are introduced to career opportunities and skills needed to succeed in the specific hospitality and tourism fields. Students examine the growth and development of industry segments and their distinguishing characteristics, current issues and trends. Students will learn about the interdependence of the various industry players and the roles of these diverse participants within the industry. The concepts and practices of hospitality management are examined and discussed.

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