Professor Smith explores why people volunteer, and how organisations can enhance the volunteer experience and the impact of volunteering.
Inaugural lecture - Professor Karen Smith
Volunteers make an important contribution to the tourism and event sectors. Professor Smith has spent two decades researching tourist attractions and events including museums, zoos, World Cups, Olympics Games and cultural festivals. In this lecture, Professor Smith will explore why people volunteer, and how organisations can enhance the volunteer experience and the impact of volunteering.
This is Professor Smith’s inaugural lecture as Professor of Tourism Management at Victoria University of Wellington.
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