Inovative approach in developing success indicators for local community participation in ecotourism ventures

Awangku Hassanal Bahar Pengiran Bagul, (2011) Inovative approach in developing success indicators for local community participation in ecotourism ventures. In: 6th International Qualitative Research Convention 2011, 13-15 November 2011, Putrajaya Marriot . (Submitted)

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This paper outlines the process of developing success indicators for local community participation in ecotourism ventures by using qualitative approach. Success indicators are alsc known as performance indicators, traditionally developed through the process of translating the mission, vision and goals all the way through the strategies, process, actions and targets. Mission, vision and goals that are philosophical such as ecotourism need to be translated into success indicators by using qualitative approach, as there are several stakeholders involved in this sector with different views of success for local community participation. The stakeholder:S that also made up as respondents to provide the holistic view of success where their perceptions of what constitute success were explored ·and the results were analysed using thematic clustering and triangulated with reviews to the same respondents to ensure the: validity and reliability of the result. The paper also reviews the challenges in developingqualitative- based indicators where this research innovates a method of ranking the indicator based on selected variables i.e. stakeholders and site.

Item Type:Conference Paper (UNSPECIFIED)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Success indicators, local community participation, perception, ranking of importance
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
ID Code:8960
Deposited By:IR Admin
Deposited On:10 Jul 2014 10:44
Last Modified:26 Mar 2015 12:19

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