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HFT 2220 - Human Resources Management for the Hospitality Industry

Choosing a Topic

Having trouble picking a topic for your research paper? 

Use the following hospitality database to browse subjects. 

Simply click on Topic Finder located on the right side of the menu at the top of the homepage. Enter any keyword and you will be given a list of possible topics related to that keyword.

Developing a topic

Use the following worksheet (attached) and questions to help you think about your research and to build an effective search statement.

  • See "Organizing Your Research" handout attached below.

  • State your topic

  • What questions do you want to ask/answer in your paper?

  • What about that topic do you want to address through your research?  

  • What do you want to prove/disprove about your topic?