The influence of direct financial compensation towards future-graduates career choice in hotel industry / Noor Azmi Ahmad … [et al.]

Ahmad, Noor Azmi and Abdul Aziz, Azri and Kamarudin, Syaquif Yasin and Abdul Aziz, Azdel and Saiful Bakhtiar, Mohd Faeez (2012) The influence of direct financial compensation towards future-graduates career choice in hotel industry / Noor Azmi Ahmad … [et al.]. Journal of Tourism, Hospitality & Culinary Arts, 4 (3). pp. 18-30. ISSN 1985-8914 , 2590-3837

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Abstract

Hospitality and tourism industry is expanding and becoming one of the major revenue contributors to other nations and Malaysia. It is also one of the largest sectors that employ and provide huge job opportunities for many countries. In fact, influx of workforce is produced by hospitality and tourism schools. Despite the tremendous job opportunities and vacancies in this sector, students from hotel and tourism school rather opt for other job alternatives. This never ending issue could be contributed by many factors including low entry minimal wages. Therefore, this study examines direct financial compensation influencing career choice in hotel industry among the students. Through self reported questionnaire, 265 respondents were approached using proportionate stratified random sampling method. The study shows a direct relationship on factor in research which is direct financial compensation and career choice intention in the hotel industry. Main focus on graduate is the satisfactory introductory level salary as the pull factor to join the industry beside interest and career advancement.

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Item Type: Article
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Ahmad, Noor Azmi
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Abdul Aziz, Azri
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Kamarudin, Syaquif Yasin
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Abdul Aziz, Azdel
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Saiful Bakhtiar, Mohd Faeez
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Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > G Geography (General) > Travel and the state. Tourism
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Higher Education > Graduate education > Graduate students
T Technology > TX Home economics > Hospitality industry. Hotels, clubs, restaurants, etc. Food service
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Selangor > Puncak Alam Campus > Faculty of Hotel and Tourism Management
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Tourism, Hospitality & Culinary Arts
UiTM Journal Collections: UiTM Journal > Journal of Tourism, Hospitality & Culinary Arts (JTHCA)
ISSN: 1985-8914 , 2590-3837
Volume: 4
Number: 3
Page Range: pp. 18-30
Official URL: https://www.jthca.org/
Item ID: 44542
Uncontrolled Keywords: Direct financial compensation, hotel management and culinary arts graduate, graduate career choice intention, hotel industry
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/44542

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