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Human Resource Management Strategies in Hospitality Industry: Employees’ competence, attitude, behavior and organizational operation (management perspective)
Dalarna University, School of Technology and Business Studies, Business Administration and Management.
2019 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The current study demonstrates human resource strategies in hospitality industry (Hotel segment) and its impact on employee competencies and skills. The human resource management enhances employee performance and their credibility to maximize overall firm goals in hotel segment. Employees with level of attitude and behavior provide best services and performances. In this regard, service managers need to support and improve their employees’ skills and competencies related to the organization structure and strategy. Therefore, it is necessary for organization to have strong human resource management strategies to optimize the employees’ competencies and performance which drives higher organizational productivity.

The research question of this thesis is how managers perceive that human resource management strategies influence on employees’ skill and competence in the hotel segment of Gothenburg?

The data collection indicates that different human resource strategies executed to sustain employee roles and responsibilities. Various human resource strategies should implement to achieve valuable outcomes contributing to employees’ satisfaction and organization performance. Training practices, recruitment and selection, compensation and incentive practices, performance management and job design are essential human resource strategies which are identified in this research study.

The thesis applies qualitative approach. Empirical data are collected through structured interviews. Moreover, the interactive model is used to analyze the collected empirical data.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2019.
Keywords [en]
Hotel industry, Human resource management and strategy, Human resource practices, Employees’ skills and competences, Employees’ satisfaction, Employees’ performance, Employees’ attitude and behavior
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Business Administration
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URN: urn:nbn:se:du-29713OAI: oai:DiVA.org:du-29713DiVA, id: diva2:1297606
Available from: 2019-03-20 Created: 2019-03-20

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