Purpose: This paper aims to critically review current strategic management (SM) research and discuss future directions for SM research in the hospitality and tourism (HT) field. Design/methodology/approach: The study reviews and synthetizes current SM research. Findings: The findings suggest that SM research in the HT field has made good progress over the past three decades; however, there is still a gap between the SM research in the generic and HT fields. Practical implications: This paper offers specific theoretical and practical implications for SM in the HT field. Originality/value: This paper provides a clear perspective on future developments of SM research in the HT field.
- Strategic management
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Geography, Planning and Development
- Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management