Summer is just around the corner. With easing of restrictions and increased vaccination rates, many people around the country are ready to travel again. What will summer travel look like? How can people enjoy taking trips safely? Dr. Stephanie Hein, department head of hospitality leadership at Missouri State University, answers these questions and more. Prepare for demand to … [Read more...] about What can we expect for summer travel?
The world and workforce have diverse needs. This makes it crucial that individuals from diverse backgrounds receive a say in how they operate. A primary goal of faculty in the department of hospitality leadership at Missouri State University is to embrace different perspectives. This can lead the field to new and better ideas for the industry’s operations. Among those … [Read more...] about Embracing diversity in education and experience
Employees look for guidance and support during challenging times. How management responds to crises can influence how employees feel about them. Dr. Renata Fernandes Guzzo, assistant professor of hospitality leadership, studies the present global crisis of the pandemic. “The hospitality industry has been hit especially hard by the pandemic,” Guzzo said. “The nature of … [Read more...] about Building employee trust during crises
Missouri State University’s department of hospitality leadership offers an impressive online program. Learn.org recently recognized the program’s elite status. The site gave the Springfield-based program a 2nd place ranking on their list of best online bachelor’s in hospitality management degrees. Dr. Stephanie Hein, department head of hospitality leadership, shares … [Read more...] about Receiving recognition for excellence in online learning
What are some helpful advice with regard to New Year’s travel and spending? Melissa Dallas, professor emeritus, department of hospitality leadership at Missouri State University, weighs in on WalletHub. … [Read more...] about Travel and spending plans for New Year’s