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while there are those that have negative impacts on stakeholders. The research question: What are the influencing factors and how they impact on career building within the hospitality industry? The focal point of the research will be concentrated on the influencing factors that attract people of different kinds and from various regions. Among all thesefactors. In this research. It is also crucial for the employment to consider career building development and incentives so as to better strategically design excellent and sustainable corporate culture.Title: A career in the hospitality industry: Influencing Factors. . cultures and backgrounds into the hospitality industry. nations. there are those that benefits employment and employees as we as well as employer. It helps to better planned growth of an organization and ensure profitable bottom line. the negative and positive impacts of these factors will be outlined and analysed. Career building is an essential part of the human being as an employee.
are some of the sub topics that will be outlined.Introduction This research will help to identify various issues and problems that exist within the manpower of hospitality industry.under suppliers. wealth and opportunities in the world? -What is the capture rate of the world labor force that is attracted into this industry? -What impact (negative and positive) does this industry has on families. Hospitality is also known as the act of munificently giving care and kindheartedness to whoever is in need. catering. hospitals . goodwill and liberality. societies. airlines. and MNC¶s. online agents. career opportunities. and organizations? The study will be broken down into three main parts. guests houses. Career building. hotels. analysed and discussed. religions. The first part is Careerthat will be discussed as a subject itself. Generally hospitality refers to jobs in the hospitality industry such as hotels. operators and marketers (emarketing and social media).travel agents. These are. regions. An overview of the industry will initiate this section. career development and training. restaurants and bars. career scope and challenges. tourism boards or authorities and governments. The scope of the . restaurants. tour operators. (Ivory research 2009) The second part is the Hospitality Industry that will be studied and analysed in detail. It also involves the act of being hospitable suchas guests and reception and entertainment with friendliness. resorts and casinos as well as other hospitality that deal with tourists. Hospitality is important to modern day business. cultures. Question such as. The different sectors within this industry will be outlined and discussed. Hospitality involves the relationship process between the hotel and a guest. and one of the following topics could make for a good tourism dissertation. -How and to what extent does this industry provide jobs. global economies.
knowledge. nations. The objective is to identify and try to answer with the most accurate answers possible. and policy are a few of the questions and researches to be studied. environment. economics(household. lifestyle. The four countries are. because it will be impossible to use a large relatively international sample. regions.industry such as developed and developing countries. traveling. Subtopics such as. opportunities. extensive analyses and discussion will be qualitatively researched and analysed. Scope The limitation of this study is that it will be conducted on a small sample.. etc. development. Thirdly. employment capture rates. revenue and employment will be studied. Benefits such as advantages. The future of this industry will also be focused on because it will outline the trends of hospitality and the various innovations being created within. four key countries that will represent the four continents has been identify and chosen so as to reflect a global scanning. The disadvantages and down turns will also be discussed and analysed. will also be studied. culture. But the global statistical figures will be used to quantitatively analyze the capture rate or the absorption rate of employees within the hospitality industry. global. gender and trends. etc. Seychelles representing . poverty alleviation.). beliefs. leadership. The results will either support the research question and/or contradict the hypothesis. remuneration and incentives. As the main topic area of the research. However. and education and skills qualifications. the influencing factor which is the focal point of this study is discussed. economies. The trends involve in this industry is also crucial and important to look into as this indicates the present status of the industry development and evolution.
Factors that retain workers in the in the industry will also be considered. Kenya representing the African countries. The benefits and downturns of those are also to be analysed. understand and explain all the influencing factors that drive people towards the hospitality industry and those that pull them away. and this can create frictions in the interpretation of data.small island state countries. Aims The aim of this research is to identify. It will also help the potential candidates. Objectives The research could be used to help students better understand why people join the industry and help mangers to recruit. train. A theoretical approach will complement the practical approach of the research. But the disadvantage is limited because we also use French as second language. or those that are not taking full advantage of what the hospitality offers. can be encouraged or empowered into clearly identifying and justifying their appreciation for their trades. develop. induct. motivate and retain workers within the hospitality sector. Another limitation will be with conducting research in France as it uses a different language. select. and the USA for the America. France for the European countries. China representing the Asian nations. Those that are already in the industry without really appreciating and/oridentifying key elements that could be used into their advantage. and stakeholders in society to better appreciate this industry. .
The Starwood and the Four Seasons have large projects of developing more than one hundred hotels in China only. The idea is to acquire the best potentials and retain them. Operators in the business are constantly designing new approaches for the HR functions so as to recruit and select the most suitable candidates into the industry. the influencing factors were not as dynamic and important as today.Justification Many researches on the related topic have been done by academies and professionals in the field. diagrams. Russia. Methodology Various academic articles. journals. Promising result and success are on the range of rapid development. India and China) countries are the focus area of development in this era. books and essays relating to the topic have been chosen so as to conduct a thorough review of the different supporting literature to the research question. but through various psychological tests and self-assessment programs. statistic. But within the globalization movements in perspective. Review of the literature In the past. today these are ever more crucial. The BRIC (Brazil. Therefore demand for manpower in this sector is ever more increasing. By better understanding of the various influencing factors to attract labourinto the industry will help stakeholders to better plan strategically the hospitality manpower for the future. The hospitality is consistently growing fasterthan ever. Questionnaires will be designed for the . but also to critically analyse them. This is done not only through rewarding factors being offered.
ebscohost. This will help add a quantitative report to the study. Charts and graphs will be used to interpret data collected.emeraldinsight. Resources Requirements The Shannon College of Hotel Management library and information documentation centre will be the main area of research. Potential work schedule The study will be divided into different progressive segments. therefore action plans will be schedule so as to maximise efficiently and effectiveness of using the resources available. Questionnaires will be designed and posted to key professionals and actors in the area of study. .com as the two official college journals data banks will be accessed. A checklist of dos and don¶ts for relating has also been conceptualised. Those reviews will be carefully read and analyse so as to separate them into their significance of importance and to relate them to the same parts of the study. Time management is crucial. Relevant books and the International Hospitality journal catalogues from the library are also included in these research resources.stakeholders of the hospitality industry. www. Collections of various literature reviews have already been carried out and ongoing. This is amounted to zero cost. Printing and photo copies will be another resources and normal college fees and/or national library fees are to be absorbed and implemented. On-line research and academic journals websites will be used.com insight and www. these will be posted at the new rate postage fees.
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