• Bond University, Bond Business School

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Research interests

I joined Bond University in 2009 from Griffith University where I taught among other things, tourism economics, service operations management, project management, and event management.

My PhD was completed in environmental economics, and the thesis investigated information effects in valuation of non-market environmental goods.

My research and consultancy interests lie primarily in tourism and environmental economics. I have published a number of papers related to evaluation of tourism events, hospitality management, and tourism and hospitality management curriculum development in international journals.

In the distant past I worked in the leisure and recreation industries in Australia, the U.K and USA. Prior to joining academia, I worked for Hilton Hotels Corporation in the human resource department of a major casino hotel property.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Griffith University Queensland

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Research Output 2005 2019

Exploring the job embeddedness construct as a predictor of intention to leave in hospitality workers

Yam, L. & Raybould, M., Apr 2019, p. 36. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Job embeddedness
Intention to leave
4 Citations (Scopus)

Employment stability and retention in the hospitality industry: Exploring the role of job embeddedness

Yam, L., Raybould, M. & Gordon, R. D., 2 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Human Resources in Hospitality and Tourism. 17, 4, p. 445-464 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review


Job embeddedness: A new way of looking at an old problem

Yam, L. & Raybould, M., Dec 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Job embeddedness
Intention to leave
Relative importance

'Sea-change' amenity migration and the challenge of climate change in coastal communities

Raybould, M. & Fredline, E., 10 Feb 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractResearch

climate change
cluster analysis

The effects of work experience on university students' self-efficacy related to employment and study related skills

Raybould, M., Pratt, M. & Walters, G., 8 Feb 2016, CAUTHE 2016: The Changing Landscape of Tourism and Hospitality: The Impact of Emerging Markets and Emerging Destinations. Scerri, M. & Hui, L. K. (eds.). Sydney: Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School, 1064

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearchpeer-review


Student theses

What makes people stay? A focus on retention and job embeddedness as an alternative approach to the staff turnover problem in hospitality.

Author: Yam, L., 16 Jun 2018

Supervisor: Gordon, R. D. (Supervisor) & Raybould, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis