The Contribution of HRM on the Development of Effective Organizational Culture in Hotel Units — The Case of Greek Hotels

  • Dimitrios BeliasEmail author
  • Efstathios Velissariou
  • Ioannis Rossidis
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics book series (SPBE)


The paper examined the case of the impact of HRM on the development of an effective culture on hotels, based on material gathered from the existing literature. From the findings it is certain that HRM and culture are interacting each other. What is important is to understand this relationship in the framework of hotel management in Greece, having in mind that there is not any similar past research. Nonetheless, the existing research provides evidence that most of the HRM departments on Greek hotels seem not to develop effective policies and practices so to leverage their corporate culture. This is surely a weakness from the side of the hotel managers, owners and executives. The authors have concluded that there is a need to further investigate this framework with a future empirical research.


HRM Culture Hotels Greece Tourism 

JEL Classification

Z32 L83 M10 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dimitrios Belias
    • 1
    Email author
  • Efstathios Velissariou
    • 1
  • Ioannis Rossidis
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Business AdministrationTechnological Educational Institute of ThessalyLarissaGreece
  2. 2.University of the AegeanMytileneGreece

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