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Andrew joined the University of Huddersfield in April 1999 as Senior Lecturer in Hospitality Management. Before this, he was Assistant Dean of the International School of Hospitality Management at the CHN University (now Stenden University) in the Netherlands. Prior to this he was lecturer and Senior Lecturer at the CHN University, Postgraduate Teaching Assistant at Oxford Brookes University and Tourist Information Centre employee at the Ross and Cromarty Tourist Board, Scotland.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Older workers 
  • International human resource management 
  • Equal opportunities and managing diversity 
  • Employee relations 
  • Tourism 
  • Strategic management 
  • Hospitality industry employment 
  • Transport and logistics in developing countries 

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currency Earth & Environmental Sciences
tourist Social Sciences
tourism Earth & Environmental Sciences
Tourism Social Sciences
monetary union Earth & Environmental Sciences
strategic approach Earth & Environmental Sciences
worker Social Sciences
manager Social Sciences

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Research Output 1998 2018

1 Citation (Scopus)

Ageism and age discrimination in hospitality employment: Issues, challenges and remedies

Jenkins, A., 26 Jan 2018, Handbook of Human Resource Management in the Tourism and Hospitality Industries. Burke, R. J. & Hughes, J. C. (eds.). Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., p. 216-232 17 p. (Business 2018).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Age discrimination
Older workers

The consequences of the Brexit vote on management attitudes to recruitment in the hospitality industry

Ferris, K., Cameron, D., Jenkins, A. & Marson, J., 2018, In : Business Law Review. 39, 4, p. 110-119 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Human Resource Strategy and Talent Management

Jenkins, A., Feb 2017, Talent Management in Hospitality and Tourism. Horner, S. (ed.). Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers, p. 84-100 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Human resource strategies
Strategy management
Talent management
Strategic issues
Human resources

International Assignments

Syed, J. & Jenkins, A., 26 Apr 2017, Human Resource Management: A Global and Critical Perspective. Syed, J. & Kramar, R. (eds.). 2nd ed. London: Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., p. 298-314 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Learning and training for older workers

Davies, E., Hanley, K., Jenkins, A. & Chan, C., 21 Nov 2017, Managing the Ageing Workforce in the East and the West. Flynn, M., Li, Y. & Chiva, A. (eds.). Emerald, p. 185-206 22 p. (The Changing Context of Managing People).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

training opportunities
human being

Activities 2013 2015

  • 4 Oral presentation

Understanding the Effect of Skilled Labour Resource Shortages on Shortages on Supply Chain Sustainability: A Review of the Logistics Skills Gap in Southern Africa

Christoper Savage (Speaker), Andrew Jenkins (Speaker), Logan Fransman (Speaker)
10 Sep 2015

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Supply Chain Management in the Hospitality Industry: A Research Agenda

Andrew Jenkins (Speaker), Derek Cameron (Speaker), Richard Crompton (Speaker)
12 Jun 2015

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

The Working Lives of Older Hotel Workers: Is there Evidence of Psychological Disengagement in the Work-to-Retirement Transition Zone

Andrew Jenkins (Speaker), Eleanor Davies (Speaker), Jill Poulston (Speaker)
28 May 2014

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

A Metaphorical Exploration of Work, Life and Community On-Board Cruise Ships: A Hospitality Perspective

Adam Dennett (Speaker), Derek Cameron (Speaker), Colin Bamford (Speaker), Andrew Jenkins (Speaker)
27 Jun 2013

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation