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Title: Designing a hospitality ethics course content from the students' perspective
Authors: Yeung, S
Pine, R
Keywords: Students
Issue Date: 2003
Publisher: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group
Source: Journal of teaching in travel & tourism, 2003, v. 3, no. 2, p. 19-33 How to cite?
Journal: Journal of teaching in travel & tourism 
Abstract: In managing a curriculum, it is important to solicit students' perspective to ensure that it is relevant to their interest and needs. Therefore, in an attempt to develop content for a hospitality ethics course, this study conducts a questionnaire survey with 520 hospitality students to help identify the importance of 39 ethical issues in the hospitality industry. As suggested by Thomas, Clermont, and Maimbolwa-Sinyangwe (1984) and DuFrene, Elliott-Howard, and Daniel (1990), if an ethical issue is judged to be important, it can serve as a topic around which part of the course is to be developed. The top three most important issues are found to be "Disposal of hazardous waste," "Acceptance of bribes or gifts by employees" and "Sexual harassment on the job."
ISSN: 1531-3220
EISSN: 1531-3239
DOI: 10.1300/J172v03n02_02
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