Why/How it Impacts the Hospitality Industry
The purpose of this assignment is to think more critically about a topic discussed in the class, the book, or the content provided. Students will spend additional time researching the topic and reflect on what they have learned.
Students are required to complete three, one page reflections on a current human resources trend/problem.
- For the topic reflection, the students will choose an article either from a trade journal or about a current event.
- The article must be written within the last three years. No Blogs. If the student is not sure about a source or topic, they are encouraged to email the instructor.
Guide to finding articles:
|Succession planningHuman resource forecastingRecruitingTraining New hire orientation Work/life balanceCompany cultureBusiness Ethics||Exit interviewsEmployee performance appraisalsCompensation plan (i.e. tipping)TurnoverDisciplineCorporate Social Responsibility (CSR)Unions/Collective BargainingEmployee motivationEmployee interview/selection|
This include the student’s name, HR topic of the article, and citation (APA format only). The reflection will consist of three subheadings.
One paragraph must be written for each of the following sections: Summary of Article, Why I Chose This Topic, and Why/How it Impacts the Hospitality Industry.
Students must follow this format, a template is on Canvas.
Summary section should be 3-5 sentences. Give a general summary of the article. Why I Chose This Topic section should discuss why you chose the topic and what about the article made you choose it (what was interesting, what did you learn).
The final section, Why/How it Impacts the Hospitality Industry, you should discuss how this topic impacts (positively or negatively) the industry or how it will impact the industry in the future.
You are graded on the assignment requirements, the writing style (grammar & punctuation), as well as the critical thinking you have added into your reflection.
The formatting includes: single-spaced, 12 point font, Times New Roman, 1-inch margins on all sides.
Please upload one of the following Word file types: .doc or .docx.