Start Date

8-1-2011 9:45 AM

End Date

8-1-2011 10:30 AM

Track

2. Track 2 - Poster Session

Subject Area

Hospitality and Tourism Education

Faculty Member

Murat Hancer murat.hancer@okstate.edu

Abstract

At a time when the industry is shrinking and the future is filled with uncertainty, it may be more critical than ever for hospitality education to meet the needs of the industry. Hospitality education continues to speculate where to focus and what to emphasize in the development of effective curriculum relevant to needs of the lodging industry. This research is designed to answer the question of what information should be considered when planning future curriculum. The purpose of this study is to determine what the expectations are of lodging industry executives concerning their talent management. A web-based survey will be used. A statistical analysis of the responses will include performance of frequencies for all skills and competencies with the mean rating and standard deviation used to rank their importance. Results are expected to provide additional insight to hospitality education which will be beneficial in the curriculum planning process.

Keywords

Hospitality education, Talent management, Skills, Competencies



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Jan 8th, 9:45 AM Jan 8th, 10:30 AM

What Up-scale and Luxury Hotel Executives Expect for Their Brand’s Talent Management: An Insight for Hospitality Education

At a time when the industry is shrinking and the future is filled with uncertainty, it may be more critical than ever for hospitality education to meet the needs of the industry. Hospitality education continues to speculate where to focus and what to emphasize in the development of effective curriculum relevant to needs of the lodging industry. This research is designed to answer the question of what information should be considered when planning future curriculum. The purpose of this study is to determine what the expectations are of lodging industry executives concerning their talent management. A web-based survey will be used. A statistical analysis of the responses will include performance of frequencies for all skills and competencies with the mean rating and standard deviation used to rank their importance. Results are expected to provide additional insight to hospitality education which will be beneficial in the curriculum planning process.