How do the Demographic Changes Influence the Labor Force in the Hospitality Industry?
Abstract:The new era brings forth economic, social, and demographic transformations and challenges regarding the labor market in the hospitality industry. This research note aims to trace the impact of demographic changes on hospitality labor market and to identify problem areas. The problem areas identified in the hospitality labor market are labor shortages, skills shortages, high labor turnover, and lack of unionization. Potential solutions for addressing these labor problems are suggested.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2010-07-01
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