Dr. Danuta de Grosbois

Department of Tourism and Environment




Dr. Danuta de Grosbois

 

  • Associate Professor, Tourism and Environment

 

Contact information:

ddegrosbois@brocku.ca
Office: MC C-421
+1-905-688-5550 x.5676

Courses taught:

TREN2P11: Sustainable Business Operations in Tourism
TREN3P12: Functional Management for Sustainable Tourism
TREN 3P95: Managerial Decision Making for Sustainable Tourism
TREN2P13: Research Methods for Sustainable Tourism
TREN3P13: Destination Branding

Research Interests:

  • sustainable tourism management
  • tourism certification
  • measurement of CSR performance
  • CSR reporting in tourism industry

Selected publications and presentations:

de Grosbois, D. (2012). Corporate social responsibility reporting by the global hotel industry: commitment, initiatives and performance, International Journal of Hospitality Management, 31, 896-905.

de Grosbois, D., and Fennell, D. (2011). Carbon footprint of the global hotel companies: Comparison of methodologies and results, Tourism Recreation Research. 36 (3), 231-245.

Plummer, R., D. de Grosbois, R. de Loë, and J. Velaniškis (2011). Probing the integration of land use and watershed planning in a shifting governance regime, Water Resources Research, 47 (9).

Cowper-Smith, A., & de Grosbois, D. (2011). Adoption of corporate social responsibility practices in the airline industry. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 19 (1).

de Grosbois, D., Kumar, U., & Kumar, V. (2010). Internet-based technology use and new product time-to-market: the moderating effect of product innovativeness. International Journal of Innovation Management, 14 (5).

van Haastert , M., & de Grosbois, D. (2010). Environmental Initiatives in Bed and Breakfast Establishments in Canada: Scope and Major Challenges with Implementation. Tourism and Hospitality Planning & Development, 7 (2), 179-193.

de Grosbois, D. (2010). Evolution of the corporate social responsibility reporting by the global hotel industry. Paper presented at the International Journal of Arts & Sciences (JIAS) Conference for Academic Disciplines, Toronto, Canada, May 24-27, 2010. 

de Grosbois, D. (2009). Assessing the socio-cultural impact of special events: frameworks, methods and challenges, Journal of Tourism Challenges and Trends, 2 (2).

de Grosbois, D., Keather, J., & Young, A. (2009). Discovering the World: Discovering Myself. In Internationalization And The Student Voice. (E. Jones, ed.) Routledge , pp. 68-82.

de Grosbois, D. (2009). Corporate social responsibility initiatives implemented by the leading hotel groups. Paper presented at the TTRA Canada Annual Conference, Guelph, ON, October 14-16, 2009.

Silva, N., & de Grosbois, D. (2009). The travel Impulse: Conceptual Framework and Empirical Investigation. Paper presented at the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Annual Conference, Tourism and Sport Management Division, Niagara Falls, ON, June 7-9, 2009. 

Tartaglia, S., & de Grosbois, D. (2009). Comparison of Tourists’ Environmental Beliefs and Environmental Behaviour. Paper presented at the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Annual Conference, Tourism and Sport Management Division, Niagara Falls, ON, June 7-9, 2009. 

de Grosbois, D. (2009). Range and Performance Evaluation of Sustainability Initiatives as Reported by the Hotel Industry. Paper presented at the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada Annual Conference, Production and Operations Management Division, Niagara Falls, ON, June 7-9, 2009. 

 

 

Danuta de Grosbois

The public increasingly expects companies to be responsible members of communities. But how can we tell whether the businesses are doing enough? In my research I try to answer this question and find effective ways to evaluate corporate responsibility efforts and performance.