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HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PRACTICE IN THE HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM INDUSTRY

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PRACTICE IN THE HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM INDUSTRY The analysis presented in this paper contributes to research on the sustainable development of tourism in SIDS, the characteristics of employment in the tourism industries, the negative implications of the Internet on the tourism industry, and the relationship between human capital and the tourism sector. The material gathered in this study provides a rich and diverse context for understanding leadership practices in the hospitality industry, the process of increasing the human capital stock in the tourism industry, the unsustainable development of tourism in SIDS, and the dramatic changes occurring in the tourism industry. The purpose of this article is to gain a deeper understanding of the unresolved role in tourism of productivityenhancing activities as innovation or human capital investment, training needs of the tourism sector, the job creating capacity of tourism, and e-business applications in tourism. JEL Codes: L83, O15, M12 Keywords: human resource management; hospitality and tourism industry http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Economics, Management, and Financial Markets Addleton Academic Publishers

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PRACTICE IN THE HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM INDUSTRY

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Addleton Academic Publishers
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© 2009 Addleton Academic Publishers
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1842-3191
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1938-212X
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Abstract

The analysis presented in this paper contributes to research on the sustainable development of tourism in SIDS, the characteristics of employment in the tourism industries, the negative implications of the Internet on the tourism industry, and the relationship between human capital and the tourism sector. The material gathered in this study provides a rich and diverse context for understanding leadership practices in the hospitality industry, the process of increasing the human capital stock in the tourism industry, the unsustainable development of tourism in SIDS, and the dramatic changes occurring in the tourism industry. The purpose of this article is to gain a deeper understanding of the unresolved role in tourism of productivityenhancing activities as innovation or human capital investment, training needs of the tourism sector, the job creating capacity of tourism, and e-business applications in tourism. JEL Codes: L83, O15, M12 Keywords: human resource management; hospitality and tourism industry

Journal

Economics, Management, and Financial MarketsAddleton Academic Publishers

Published: Jan 1, 2013

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