Sustainable Human Resource Management in Tourism: Introducing African Perspectives

  • Tom BaumEmail author
  • Ann Ndiuini
Part of the Geographies of Tourism and Global Change book series (GTGC)


The enormous potential for tourism development in Africa has long been recognized (Dieke, 1993) but the evidence remains that this is a potential substantially under-fulfilled. A tourism heat map of Africa is a patchwork of a few high-performing destinations in the north, east, south and offshore; some emergent locations in the east, west and south and large swathes of the continent where tourist visitation beyond localized, cross-border movement is hardly discernible.


Africa Sustainable HRM Tourism Employment Economic development 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Work, Employment and OrganisationUniversity of StrathclydeGlasgowUK
  2. 2.University of JohannesburgJohannesburgSouth Africa
  3. 3.Oxford Brookes UniversityOxfordUK

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