Observe a small group or team–such as an office team, sports team, work environment, church group, family gathering, hobby group, or support group–and take copious notes regarding the interactions….
Term Project Introduction and Trends ID
The purpose of this assignment is to get you to begin your term project through the creation of an introduction as well as the identification of three (3) trends that will impact your industry of choice or specific job within your industry of choice. Again, the purpose of the term project is to expose you deeper into one of the many individual subsectors that comprise the tourism and hospitality industry.
As part of your industry sector final assignment, you will need to become a quick study expert. Well, maybe not an expert; however, you will need to become familiar with many aspects of the industry including staffing, costs, competition, etc… Since no business operates in a vacuum, as a future business owner or manager you will need to keep on top of the industry and societal trends. This assignment will require you to identify current industry trends. Further, you will need to describe how the current trends will affect your industry sector of choice and how these trends will personally affect your involvement/actions within this industry sector of choice.
· Identify (2-trends) found within newspapers/newsletters/trade journals (no older than 2-years) and (1-trend) found within a refereed journal article (no older than 3-years) concerning societal or industry trends affecting your industry sector of choice.
o Briefly describe the trend
o Describe how and why this trend affects your industry of choice
o Describe how this personally affects your involvement/actions within this industry sector of choice (personal weaknesses or opportunities)
For this paper:
· Start with an introduction that states the purpose of the term assignment (e.g. identify and present trends affecting my industry subsector of choice)
· Include a bibliography of at least three references
· Strong conclusion noting one major implication of trends impact on your subsector
11 or 12 point font
Pages numbered on the bottom center of each page
Document title (e.g. Assignment 1)
Use of page layout to ensure clear and efficient reader comprehension
Proofed and grammatically correct
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