Assignment 1: Employee Turnover


Employee  turnover in the hospitality industry averages 400% annually. This means  that, on average, 100% of the staff of a restaurant, hotel, airline,  cruise ship, etc. is replaced four (4) times per year. There has been  extensive research on employee turnover and employee job satisfaction.  Using the Internet or the Strayer Library, select one (1) hospitality  industry type such as fast-food restaurants, luxury hotels, specialty  hotels, or any other type of hospitality interest and identify the main  problems associated with that industry and employee turnover. Suggest  ways and methods to address the high turnover rate.

Write a five to six (5-6) page paper in which you:

1. Describe the type of hospitality industry and its main categories of employees.

2. Summarize three (3) primary reasons that turnover is so high in this industry.

3. Recommend one (1) method to address each of the three (3) primary reasons that turnover is so high in this industry.

4. Recommend one (1) method to improve job satisfaction in general for this industry.

Use  at least two (2) quality academic resources in this assignment. Note:  Wikipedia and other websites do not quality as academic resources.

Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:

Be  typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with  one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA  or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional  instructions.

Include  a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s  name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover  page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment  page length.


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