Dr Li Li joined the Bath Spa University as a Senior Lecturer in Business and Management in 2016. Previously she held academic positions in University of Derby, University of Surrey and Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Her expertise is centred on management learning and development, managerial practice, and tourism and hospitality management. She is experienced with both qualitative and quantitative research.
- PhD, Management, (University of Surrey)
- MSc, eTourism (distinction), (University of Surrey)
Other external roles
- Member of Editorial Advisor Board for Research in Hospitality Management journal
- Ad hoc reviewer for academic journals such as Management Learning, Human Resource Development Quarterly, Journal of Hospitality Management
- External Examiner for the University of Hull.
- Module leader of UG Destination Management
- Module leader of UG Contemporary Issues in Tourism
- Module leader of UG Human Resource Management
- PG Managing People
Dr Li is currently working on a number of papers on management practice, international education, and technology applications in tourism and hospitality management.
- Undergraduate dissertations
- Masters dissertations
- PhD supervision
- Contemporary issues in tourism and hospitality management
- Technology applications for the tourism and hospitality industry
- Logistic regression
- Discriminant analysis
- Framework analysis and
- Discourse analysis
Research and academic outputs
Li, L, Zheng, S and Wang, Z (2015) 'An exploratory study on social media in China.' In: Tussyadiah, I and Inversini, A, eds. Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism 2015: proceedings of the international conference in Lugano, Switzerland, February 3 - 6, 2015. Springer, Cham, pp. 255-267. ISBN 9783319143422
Li, L, Buhalis, D, Lockwood, A and Gray, D.E (2006) 'Managerial work revisited.' In: Lashley, C and Best, W, eds. Studying hospitality: beyond the envelope - papers from the 15th annual research conference of the UK Council for Hospitality Management Education. Emerald, Nottingham, pp. 205-222.
Li, L and Buhalis, D (2005) 'Predicting internet usage for travel bookings in China.' In: Frew, A.J, ed. Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism 2005: proceedings of the international conference in Innsbruck, Austria, 2005. Springer, Cham, pp. 429-439. ISBN 9783211241486
Are social media applications a facilitator or barrier to learning for tourism and hospitality management students?
Li, L (2016) 'Are social media applications a facilitator or barrier to learning for tourism and hospitality management students?' Research in Hospitality Management, 6 (2). pp. 195-202. ISSN 2415-5152
Li, L, Gray, D.E, John Lockwood, A and Buhalis, D (2013) 'Learning about managing the business in the hospitality industry.' Human Resource Development Quarterly, 24 (4). pp. 525-559. ISSN 1044-8004
Li, L, Lee, H and Law, R (2012) 'Technology-mediated management learning in hospitality organisations.' International Journal of Hospitality Management, 31 (2). pp. 451-457. ISSN 0278-4319
Influential factors of internet users booking online in China's domestic tourism = 使用互联网在线预订的影响因素—以中国国内旅游为例
Li, L and Buhalis, D (2008) 'Influential factors of internet users booking online in China's domestic tourism = 使用互联网在线预订的影响因素—以中国国内旅游为例.' Journal of China Tourism Research, 4 (2). pp. 172-188. ISSN 1938-8160
Li, L and Kathryn, B (2007) 'The eLearning mindset.' Hospitality, 7. pp. 46-47. ISSN 0144-3704
Li, L and Buhalis, D (2006) 'E-commerce in China: the case of travel.' International Journal of Information Management, 26 (2). pp. 153-166. ISSN 0268-4012
Li, L, Buhalis, D, Lockwood, A and Gray, D.E (2006) 'On-line and on course.' Hospitality, 2. p. 25. ISSN 0144-3704
Li, L (2005) 'eLearning initiative for hospitality professionals.' Link, 12. p. 9.
Li, L (2014) An inquiry into the delivering of a British curriculum in China. In: Oxford Education Research Symposium, 11 - 13 December 2014, Oxford Union, Oxford, UK.
Li, L, Buhalis, D, Lockwood, A and Kathryn, B (2007) The use of eLearning in training in the UK hospitality industry: an exploratory study. In: ECEL 2007: The 6th European Conference on eLearning, 4 - 5 October 2007, Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Li, L, Buhalis, D, Lockwood, A and Gray, D.E (2006) Revisiting management development. In: 24th EuroCHRIE Congress, 25-28 October 2006, Makedonia Palace Hotel, Thessaloniki, Greece.