BLAIN, M.J., 2012. 'Hospitableness': can the sub-traits of hospitableness be identified, measured in individuals and used to improve business performance? DBA, Nottingham Trent University.
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Motives for hospitality were considered by Telfer (1996) when she argued that not only might some people have a higher innate propensity for hospitality than others, but that these people may be drawn to work in the hospitality industry. At the point of service the profit motive may be secondary to more altruistic motives of hospitableness such as the simple enjoyment of the act or a desire to serve others and, if true, it is possible that contrary to assertions by Ritzer (2007), genuine hospitableness could be found in the hospitality industry. However what impact would deliberately identifying and employing individuals with a high natural propensity to hospitableness have on customer satisfaction or business performance?
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