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Teaching human resource management in tourism and hospitality : a critique

Baum, Thomas and Nickson, Dennis (1998) Teaching human resource management in tourism and hospitality : a critique. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 10 (2). pp. 75-79. ISSN 0959-6119

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Argues for more real and in-depth understanding of the industry - theoretical and conceptual interpretations of human resource management issues - to be provided to students before operational and presumptive models. Suggests that students are currently uncritical perpetuators of the status quo rather than effective and thinking would-be managers ready to change things for the better.