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Careers in Hospitality Management: Generation Y's Experiences and Perceptions

Citation
Barron P, Maxwell GA, Broadbridge A & Ogden SM (2007) Careers in Hospitality Management: Generation Y's Experiences and Perceptions. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 14 (2), pp. 119-128. https://doi.org/10.1375/jhtm.14.2.119

Abstract
This article is founded on Broadbridge, Maxwell and Ogden’s (2006a) work on the job experiences and career expectations of Generation Y undergraduates who are soon to embark on their full time careers. The industrial context under examination is the UK hospitality industry where research on management careers has been called for (Lakin and Riley, 1996). In addition, Generation Y’s distinctive characteristics (Amar, 2004) and the changing structures of careers (Baruch, 2004) underline the relevance of this research. The key inference from the primary work covered in the article is that the hospitality industry needs to understand and respond to the characteristics of Generation Ys so as to enable them to develop their management careers in a way that is attractive to them.

Journal
Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management: Volume 14, Issue 2

StatusPublished
Author(s)Barron, Paul; Maxwell, Gillian A; Broadbridge, Adelina; Ogden, Susan M
Publication date31/08/2007
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/666
PublisherAustralian Academic Press
ISSN1447-6770
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