Knowledge and Culture in Tourism Organization Management

Ēriks Lingebērziņš

Abstract


In contemporary management studies, significant
attention has been devoted to knowledge and knowledge
management issues. Although in philosophical studies knowledge
related issues are not new, in management studies they are still
considered new. International tourism, operating across borders,
offers a unique opportunity to analyse a specific type of
knowledge and its importance in management. In this article, key
principles of intercultural communication are analysed as part of
tacit knowledge of international tourism organization, and the
importance of integration of intercultural competences into
management of international tourism organization is defined.

Keywords:

international tourism, tourism organization, intercultural knowledge, management

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DOI: 10.7250/eb.2013.009

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