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Career Development Strategies and Employees Effectiveness of Hotels in Rivers State


  • Joe-Okidi, Precious Ogbeyalu

    (Doctoral Candidate, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Nigeria)

  • Amah, Edwinah (PhD)

    (Professor of Entrepreneurship & Management, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria)

  • Okocha, Belemenanya Friday (PhD)

    (Researcher, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria)


The relationship between career development methods and employee effectiveness in hotels in Rivers State is investigated theoretically in this research. This research was based on the social exchange and human capital theories. Employee training and mentorship were used to operationalize career development strategies, while innovation and knowledge management were used to assess employee effectiveness. The analysis discovered that employee performance is strongly linked to career advancement, as evidenced by the literature evaluated. Due to this, the study suggests that hotels should strengthen employee relationships to be able to achieve strong performance and be successful in a competitive market. Hotels should do what they believe is essential to create and maintain better relationships with their employees.

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  • Joe-Okidi, Precious Ogbeyalu & Amah, Edwinah (PhD) & Okocha, Belemenanya Friday (PhD), 2022. "Career Development Strategies and Employees Effectiveness of Hotels in Rivers State," International Journal of Research and Scientific Innovation, International Journal of Research and Scientific Innovation (IJRSI), vol. 9(8), pages 55-61, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:bjc:journl:v:9:y:2022:i:8:p:55-61

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