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Kayhan Tajeddini

About

Qualifications

  • 2007: PhD, University of Bradford
  • 1999: Master of Business Administration, Mazandaran University of Science and Technology, Iran
  • 1996: BA (Hons) Management, University of Tehran, Iran

Teaching

Department of Service Sector Management

Sheffield Business School

Publications

Journal articles

Gamage, T.C., & Tajeddini, K. (2022). A multi-layer organizational culture framework for enhancing the financial performance in tourism and hospitality family firms. Tourism Management, 91. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2022.104516

Tajeddini, K., Gamage, T.C., Hameed, W.U., Qumsieh-Mussalam, G., Chaijani, M.H., Rasoolimanesh, S.M., & Kallmuenzer, A. (2022). How self-gratification and social values shape revisit intention and customer loyalty of Airbnb customers. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 100. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhm.2021.103093

Kallmuenzer, A., Tajeddini, K., Gamage, T.C., Lorenzo, D., Rojas, A., & Schallner, M.J.A. (2021). Family firm succession in tourism and hospitality: an ethnographic case study approach. Journal of Family Business Management. http://doi.org/10.1108/JFBM-07-2021-0072

Gamage, T.C., Tajeddini, K., & Tajeddini, O. (2021). Why Chinese travelers use WeChat to make hotel choice decisions: A uses and gratifications theory perspective. Journal of Global Scholars of Marketing Science. http://doi.org/10.1080/21639159.2021.1961599

Tajeddini, K., Rasoolimanesh, S.M., Gamage, T.C., & Martin, E. (2021). Exploring the Visitors' Decision-Making Process for Airbnb and Hotel Accommodations Using Value-Attitude-Behavior and Theory of Planned Behavior. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 96, 102950. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhm.2021.102950

Tajeddini, K., Wittmer, A., & Merkel, T. (2021). Can the Netflix business model actually work in commercial aviation in central Europe? It is complicated! Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Cases, 9 (2). https://www.chrie.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=3736

Graham, D., Ali, A., & Tajeddini, K. (2020). Open kitchens: customers' influence on chefs' working practices. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 45, 27-36. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhtm.2020.07.011

Tajeddini, K., Martin, E., & Ali, A. (2020). Enhancing Hospitality Business Performance: The Role of Entrepreneurial Orientation and Networking Ties in a Dynamic Environment. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 90, 102605. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhm.2020.102605

Azadegan, A., Syed, T.A., Blome, C., & Tajeddini, K. (2020). Supply chain involvement in business continuity management: effects on reputational and operational damage containment from supply chain disruptions. Supply Chain Management: An International Journal. http://doi.org/10.1108/scm-08-2019-0304

Anwar, M., Tajeddini, K., & Ullah, R. (2020). Entrepreneurial finance and new venture success ‐ the moderating role of government support. Business strategy and development. http://doi.org/10.1002/bsd2.105

Tajeddini, K., & Martin, E. (2019). The importance of human-related factors on service innovation and performance. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 85, 102431. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhm.2019.102431

Azadegan, A., Srinivasan, R., Blome, C., & Tajeddini, K. (2019). Learning from near-miss events: an organizational learning perspective on supply chain disruption response. International Journal of Production Economics, 216, 215-226. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpe.2019.04.021

Tajeddini, K., Chen, W., Ratten, V., & Tabari, S. (2019). Chinese educational migration: evidence from UK service industry. Journal of Enterprising Communities: People and Places in the Global Economy, 13 (1/2), 196-215. http://doi.org/10.1108/JEC-11-2018-0093

Tajeddini, K., Chen, W., Ratten, V., & Tabari, S. (2019). Chinese educational migration: evidence from UK service industry. Journal of Enterprising Communities: People and Places in the Global Economy, 13 (1/2), 196-215. http://doi.org/10.1108/JEC-11-2018-0093

Ratten, V., & Tajeddini, K. (2019). Editorial: entrepreneurship and sport business research: synthesis and lessons: introduction to the special journal issue. International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing (IJSMM), 19 (1-2), 1-7. https://www.inderscience.com/info/inarticletoc.php?jcode=ijsmm&year=2019&vol=19&issue=1/2

Tajeddini, K., & Mueller, S. (2018). Moderating Effect of Environmental Dynamism on the Relationship between a Firm’s Entrepreneurial Orientation and Financial Performance. Entrepreneurship Research Journal. http://doi.org/10.1515/erj-2018-0283

Ratten, V., & Tajeddini, K. (2018). Women’s entrepreneurship and internationalization: patternsand trends. International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy, 38 (9/10), 780-793. http://doi.org/10.1108/IJSSP-01-2018-0001

Tajeddini, K., Altinay, L., & Ratten, V. (2017). Service innovativeness and the structuring of organizations: The moderating roles of learning orientation and inter-functional coordination. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 65, 100-114. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhm.2017.06.010

Ratten, V., & Tajeddini, K. (2017). Innovativeness in family firms: an internationalization approach. Review of International Business and Strategy, 27 (2), 217-230. http://doi.org/10.1108/RIBS-12-2016-0085

Tajeddini, K., Walle, A., & Denisa, M. (2017). Enterprising women, tourism, and development:The case of Bali. International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 18 (2), 195-218. http://doi.org/10.1080/15256480.2016.1264906

Tajeddini, K., & Ratten, V. (2017). The moderating effect of brand orientation oninter-firm market orientation and performance. Journal of Strategic Marketing, 194-224. http://doi.org/10.1080/0965254X.2017.1293138

Tajeddini, K., Ratten, V., & Denisa, M. (2016). Female tourism entrepreneurs in Bali, Indonesia. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 31, 52-58. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhtm.2016.10.004

Tajeddini, K. (2016). Financial orientation, product innovation and firmperformance: an empirical study in the Japanese SMEs. International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management (ijitm), 13 (3), 1640005. http://doi.org/10.1142/S0219877016400058

Tajeddini, K. (2016). Financial orientation, product innovation and firm performance — an empirical study in the Japanese SMEs. International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management, 13 (03), 1-30. http://doi.org/10.1142/S0219877016400058

Tajeddini, K. (2016). Analyzing the influence of learning orientation and innovativeness on performance of public organizations. The case of Iran. Journal of Management Development, 35 (2), 134-153. http://doi.org/10.1108/JMD-03-2015-0033

Tajeddini, K., Elg, U., & Ghauri, P. (2015). Enhancing organizational performance of international SMEs through inter-firm marketing collaborations. International Marketing in the Fast Changing World Advances in International Marketing, 26 (26), 109-133. http://doi.org/10.1108/S1474-797920150000026006

Tajeddini, K. (2015). Inter-firm Market and Brand Orientation in International SMEs: Implications for Relationship Marketing, International Marketing in the Fast Changing World. Advances in International Marketing, 26 (107), 107-131.

Abbasi, E., Akbari, M., & Tajeddini, K. (2015). Organizational Learning Capabilities: Evidence from the Iranian Agricultural Higher Education System. IRANIAN JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES, 8 (1), 117-138.

Mussalam, G.Q., & Tajeddini, K. (2015). Tourism in Switzerland: How perceptions of place attributes for short and long holiday can influence destination choice. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 26, 18-26. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhtm.2015.09.003

Tajeddini, K. (2015). Exploring the antecedents of effectiveness and efficiency. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 49, 125-135. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhm.2015.06.007

Tajeddini, K., & Trueman, M. (2015). Environment-strategy and alignment in a restricted,transitional economy: Empirical research on its applicationto Iranian state-owned enterprises. Long Range Planning, 49 (5), 570-583. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.lrp.2015.02.001

Tajeddini, K. (2015). Using the integration of disparate antecedents to driveworld-class innovation performance: An empiricalinvestigation of Swiss watch manufacturing firms. Tekhne-Review of Applied Management Studies, 13 (1), 34-50. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.tekhne.2015.09.001

Tajeddini, K., & Nikdavoodi, J.N. (2014). Cosmetic buying behavior: examining the effective factors. Journal of Global Scholars of Marketing Science, 24 (4), 395-410. http://doi.org/10.1080/21639159.2014.949034

Tajeddini, K. (2014). Enhancing organizational performance of international SMEs through inter-firm marketing collaborations. European International Business Academy (EIBA) Conference.

Tajeddini, K., & Trueman, M. (2014). Perceptions of innovativeness among Iranian hotel managers. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology, 5 (1), 62-77. http://doi.org/10.1108/JHTT-12-2012-0036

Tajeddini, K. (2014). The Effect of Organizational Structure and Hoteliers' Risk Proclivity on Innovativeness. Asia-Pacific Journal of Management Research and Innovation, 10 (1), 1-12. http://doi.org/10.1177/2319510X14529487

Tajeddini, K., Elg, U., & Trueman, M. (2013). Efficiency and effectiveness of small retailers: The role of customerand entrepreneurial orientation. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 20 (5), 453-462. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jretconser.2013.05.004

Tajeddini, K. (2013). Using grounded theory to model market orientation experiences at practice. International Journal of Business Excellence, 6 (5), 553-571. http://doi.org/10.1504/IJBEX.2013.056108

Tajeddini, K., & Trueman, M. (2012). Managing Swiss Hospitality: How cultural antecedents of innovation andcustomer-oriented value systems can influence performance in the hotel industry. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 31 (4), 1119-1129. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhm.2012.01.009

Tajeddini, K., & Mueller, S. (2012). Corporate entrepreneurship in Switzerland: evidencefrom a case study of Swiss watch manufacturers. International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, 8 (3), 355-372. http://doi.org/10.1007/s11365-011-0179-y

Tajeddini, K., & Tajeddini, K. (2012). A synthesis of contemporary organisational innovativeness perspectives. International Journal of Business Innovation and Research, 6 (5), 532-555. http://doi.org/10.1504/IJBIR.2012.048785

Tajeddini, K. (2011). Customer orientation, learning orientation, and new service development: an empirical investigation of the Swiss hotel industry. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, 35 (4), 437-468. http://doi.org/10.1177/1096348010380599

Trueman, M., & Tajeddini, K. (2011). Exploring innovation. INNOVATION-MANAGEMENT POLICY & PRACTICE, 13 (1), 134-140. http://doi.org/10.1080/14479338.2011.11003546

Tajeddini, K. (2011). The Effects of Innovativeness on Effectiveness and Efficiency. Education, Business and Society: Contemporary Middle Eastern Issues, 4 (1). http://doi.org/10.1108/17537981111111238

Tajeddini, K. (2010). Effect of customer orientation and entrepreneurial orientation on innovativeness:Evidence from the hotel industry in Switzerland. Tourism Management, 31 (2), 221-231. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2009.02.013

Tajeddini, K. (2009). Perceptions of learning among Swiss watch managers. Journal of Workplace Learning, 21 (7), 525-537. http://doi.org/10.1108/13665620910985522

Tajeddini, K. (2009). The impact of learning orientation on NSD and hotel performance: Evidence from the hotel industry in Iran. Education, Business and Society: Contemporary Middle Eastern Issues, 2 (4), 262-275. http://doi.org/10.1108/17537980911001099

Tajeddini, K., & Mueller, S. (2009). Entrepreneurial characteristics in Switzerlandand the UK: a comparative studyof techno-entrepreneurs. Journal of International Entrepreneurship, 7, 1-25. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10843-008-0028-4

Tajeddini, K., & Trueman, M. (2008). The potential for innovativeness: a taleof the Swiss watch industry. Journal of Marketing Management, 24 (1-2), 169-184. http://doi.org/10.1362/026725708X273984

Tajeddini, K. (2008). Effect of Customer Orientation and Innovativeness on Business Performance: a Study of Small-Sized Service Retailers. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business (IJESB), 7 (2), 169-184.

Tajeddini, K., & Tajeddini, K. (2008). Effect of innovativeness, risk taking, self confidence and the need for achievement on venture performance: evidence from Switzerland. European Journal of International Management, 2 (4), 437-453. http://doi.org/10.1504/EJIM.2008.021247

Tajeddini, K., & Trueman, M. (2008). Effect of customer orientation and innovativeness on business performance: A study of small-sized service retailers. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 6 (2), 280-295. http://doi.org/10.1504/IJESB.2008.018633

Tajeddini, K., Trueman, M., & Larsen, G. (2006). Examining the Effect of Market Orientation OnInnovativeness. Journal of Marketing Management, 22 (5-6), 529-551. http://doi.org/10.1362/026725706777978640

Conference papers

Tajeddini, K. (2015). Marketing Collaborations of International SMEs: Implications for Performance. In 24th Annual Consortium for International Marketing Research (CIMaR) Conference, Vienna, Austria. Consortium for International Marketing Research (CIMaR) Conference

Pardo, P., & Tajeddini, K. (2013). INNOVATIVE MARKETING STRATEGIES IN FAMILY OWNED BUSINESSES: A WORK IN PROGRESS FRAMEWORK TO INTEGRATE SOCIAL MEDIA. CONFRONTING CONTEMPORARY BUSINESS CHALLENGES THROUGH MANAGEMENT INNOVATION, 2737-2739.

Ma'atoofi, A.R., Tajeddini, K., Riahi, A.A., & Behnampour, N. (2009). THE EFFECT OF MARKET ORIENTATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP ORIENTATION ON THE INNOVATION OF PRODUCT: EVIDENCE FROM IRAN. MANAGEMENT IN THE WORLDWIDE CONTEMPORARY CHALLENGES, 184-191.

Book chapters

Tajeddini, K., Merkle, T., Vlachos, I., & Keane, J. (2020). Entrepreneurship within airside food and beverage outlet patronage: The creation of ecosystems using outlet context and passengers’ emotions. In Tajeddini, K. (Ed.) Entrepreneurship as Empowerment Knowledge spillovers and entrepreneurial ecosystems. (pp. 127-150). Emerald Group Publishing: http://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-83982-550-720201010/full/html

Tajeddini, K., Merkle, T., Vlachos, I., & Keane, J. (2020). Entrepreneurship within airside food and beverage outlet patronage: The creation of ecosystems using outlet context and passengers’ emotions. In Tajeddini, K. (Ed.) Entrepreneurship as Empowerment Knowledge spillovers and entrepreneurial ecosystems. (pp. 127-150). Emerald Group Publishing: http://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-83982-550-720201010/full/html

Merkle, T., Tajeddini, K., Vlachos, I., & Keane, J. (2020). Entrepreneurship Within Airside Food and Beverage Outlet Patronage: The Creation of Ecosystems Using Outlet Context and Passengers’ Emotions. In Entrepreneurship as Empowerment: Knowledge spillovers and entrepreneurial ecosystems. (pp. 127-150). http://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-83982-550-720201010

Tajeddini, K., Foroudi, P., & Marvi, R. (2019). A Land for All Season: The Effect of Travelers’ Orientation on Awareness,Satisfaction, Place Image, and Travelers’ Loyalty(1st Edition). In Foroudi, P., Mauri, C., Dennis, C., & Melewar, T.C. (Eds.) Place Branding Connecting Tourist Experiences to Places. Routledge: https://www.routledge.com/Place-Branding-Connecting-Tourist-Experiences-to-Places-1st-Edition/Foroudi-Mauri-Dennis-Melewar/p/book/9781315600567

Tajeddini, K., Foroudi, P., & Marvi, R. (2019). A Land for All Season: The Effect of Travelers’ Orientation on Awareness,Satisfaction, Place Image, and Travelers’ Loyalty(1st Edition). In Foroudi, P., Mauri, C., Dennis, C., & Melewar, T.C. (Eds.) Place Branding Connecting Tourist Experiences to Places. Routledge: https://www.routledge.com/Place-Branding-Connecting-Tourist-Experiences-to-Places-1st-Edition/Foroudi-Mauri-Dennis-Melewar/p/book/9781315600567

Tajeddini, K., Ratten, V., & Merkle, T. (2019). Tourism hospitality and digital transformation: The relevance for society. In Tajeddini, K., Ratten, V., & Merkle, T. (Eds.) Tourism, Hospitality and Digital Transformation: Strategic Management Aspects. Routledge: https://www.routledge.com/Tourism-Hospitality-and-Digital-Transformation-Strategic-Management-Aspects/Tajeddini-Ratten-Merkle/p/book/9780367149994

Tajeddini, K., & Darvishmotevali, M. (2019). Understanding organizational agility: Evidence from the hotel industry in Iran. In Tajeddini, K., Ratten, V., & Merkle, T. (Eds.) Tourism, Hospitality and Digital Transformation: Strategic Management Aspects. Routledge: https://www.routledge.com/Tourism-Hospitality-and-Digital-Transformation-Strategic-Management-Aspects/Tajeddini-Ratten-Merkle/p/book/9780367149994

Tajeddini, K., & Hilal, M.I.M. (2019). Destination functional attributes and tourists’ revisit intention to Sri Lanka’s Pasikuda: a critical role of destination brand equity. In Tajeddini, K., Ratten, V., & Merkel, T. (Eds.) Tourism, Hospitality and Digital Transformation: Strategic Management Aspects. Routledge: https://www.routledge.com/Tourism-Hospitality-and-Digital-Transformation-Strategic-Management-Aspects/Tajeddini-Ratten-Merkle/p/book/9780367149994

Tajeddini, K., Merkle, T., Mostberger, S., Rohner, S., Schmid, K., & Shaw, E. (2019). Digital application: evidence from Zurich Airport. In Tajeddini, K., Ratten, V., & Merkle, T. (Eds.) Tourism, Hospitality and Digital Transformation: Strategic Management Aspects. Routledge: https://www.routledge.com/Tourism-Hospitality-and-Digital-Transformation-Strategic-Management-Aspects/Tajeddini-Ratten-Merkle/p/book/9780367149994

Tajeddini, K., & Qumsieh-Mussalam, G. (2019). Innovation in tourism destination marketing. In Tajeddini, K., Ratten, V., & Merkle, T. (Eds.) Tourism, Hospitality and Digital Transformation: Strategic Management Aspects. Routledge: https://www.routledge.com/Tourism-Hospitality-and-Digital-Transformation-Strategic-Management-Aspects/Tajeddini-Ratten-Merkle/p/book/9780367149994

Tajeddini, K., & Darvishmotevali, M. (2019). Understanding organizational agility: Evidence from the hotel industry in Iran. In Tajeddini, K., Ratten, V., & Merkle, T. (Eds.) Tourism, Hospitality and Digital Transformation: Strategic Management Aspects. Routledge: https://www.routledge.com/Tourism-Hospitality-and-Digital-Transformation-Strategic-Management-Aspects/Tajeddini-Ratten-Merkle/p/book/9780367149994

Tajeddini, K., Ratten, V., & Merkle, T. (2019). Tourism hospitality and digital transformation: The relevance for society. In Tajeddini, K., Ratten, V., & Merkle, T. (Eds.) Tourism, Hospitality and Digital Transformation: Strategic Management Aspects. Routledge: https://www.routledge.com/Tourism-Hospitality-and-Digital-Transformation-Strategic-Management-Aspects/Tajeddini-Ratten-Merkle/p/book/9780367149994

Tajeddini, K., & Qumsieh-Mussalam, G. (2019). Innovation in tourism destination marketing. In Tajeddini, K., Ratten, V., & Merkle, T. (Eds.) Tourism, Hospitality and Digital Transformation: Strategic Management Aspects. Routledge: https://www.routledge.com/Tourism-Hospitality-and-Digital-Transformation-Strategic-Management-Aspects/Tajeddini-Ratten-Merkle/p/book/9780367149994

Tajeddini, K., Merkle, T., Mostberger, S., Rohner, S., Schmid, K., & Shaw, E. (2019). Digital application: evidence from Zurich Airport. In Tajeddini, K., Ratten, V., & Merkle, T. (Eds.) Tourism, Hospitality and Digital Transformation: Strategic Management Aspects. Routledge: https://www.routledge.com/Tourism-Hospitality-and-Digital-Transformation-Strategic-Management-Aspects/Tajeddini-Ratten-Merkle/p/book/9780367149994

Tajeddini, K., & Hilal, M.I.M. (2019). Destination functional attributes and tourists’ revisit intention to Sri Lanka’s Pasikuda: a critical role of destination brand equity. In Tajeddini, K., Ratten, V., & Merkel, T. (Eds.) Tourism, Hospitality and Digital Transformation: Strategic Management Aspects. Routledge: https://www.routledge.com/Tourism-Hospitality-and-Digital-Transformation-Strategic-Management-Aspects/Tajeddini-Ratten-Merkle/p/book/9780367149994

Tajeddini, K. (2014). Tourism and Social Media: Algorithmic Text Analysis Methodologies. In Hershey, (Ed.) Tourism & Hospitality, Relationship. IGI Global

Tajeddini, K., & Tajeddini, K. (2012). Organizational and personal innovativeness. In Comparing High Technology Firms in Developed and Developing Countries: Cluster Growth Initiatives. (pp. 217-225). http://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-1646-2.ch016

Books

Patnaik, S., Tajeddini, K., & Jain, V. (2021). Preface.

Presentations

Tajeddini, K. (2017). Relationships between service innovation stimulus, strategic orientation, and service innovation.

Tajeddini, K. (2016). Organizational structure, and managerial attitude toward change in the hotel industry: The mediating role of service innovativeness.

Tajeddini, K. (2014). Challenges in International Marketing.

Tajeddini, K. (2014). The effect of organisational structure and hoteliers' risk proclivity on innovativeness. http://doi.org/10.1177/2319510X14529487

Tajeddini, K. (2013). What CEOs learn from Swiss firms?

Tajeddini, K. (2012). The Potential for Entrepreneurial Orientation: A Tale of the Swiss Watch Industry.

Other publications

Tajeddini, K. (2016). Innovation, Efficiency and Effectiveness in Hotel Industry: Strategic Renewal, Adaptation and Innovation: Toward a Research Agenda. Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne (EHL)

Tajeddini, K. (2016). Perception of innovation among Swiss Hotel Managers: Strategic Renewal, Adaptation and Innovation: Toward a Research Agenda. Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne (EHL)

Other activities

Research funding or grant

  • 2017: 4,420,000 JPY Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Japan
  • 2016: 10,000,000 JPY Tokyo International University, Tokyo International University, Japan
  • 2013: 32,000,000 SKR Ragnar Soderberg Foundation, Ragnar Soderberg Foundation, Sweden
  • 2010: 10,000,000 JPY Asia Pacific University, Asia Pacific University , Japan
  • 2008: 20,000 SFR Les Roches, Les Roches International School of Management, Switzerland

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