The Airline Industry Descriptive Essay by cee-cee

The Airline Industry
Looks at human resource management in the volatile airline industry.
# 107430 | 1,080 words | 6 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Sep 02, 2008 in Business (Industries) , Business (Human Resources) , Aviation, Aeronautics (General)

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This paper explains that, because the airline's needs are in a constant state of flux, the first step the human resources manager must take is to establish a system that allows for a regular evaluation of the ever-changing needs of the industry. The paper then points out that job security is a regular concern of airline employees at any level. Additionally, the paper relates that the three main issues that an airline industry human resources manager faces is the increase in the amount of outsourced jobs, recruiting personnel who are qualified to handle the increased level of technology involved in this industry and handling employee disgruntlements and possible strikes or other union-based actions.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Behune, Gordon. (1999): From Worst to First: Behind the Scenes of Continental's Remarkable Comeback. New York: Wiley, John & Sons, Inc.
  • Flouris, Triant G., Oswald, Sharon. (2006): Designing and Executing Strategy in Aviation Management. Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  • Freiberg, Kevin, Freiberg, Jackie. (1998). Nuts!: Southwest Airlines' Crazy Recipe for Business and Personal Success. New York: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group.
  • "IBM and American Airlines Sign Human Resources Services Agreement." Red Orbit Breaking News. 2 March 2007.
  • Shaw, Stephen. (2004): Airline Marketing and Management. Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

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