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JOEBM 2018 Vol.6(3): 113-119 ISSN: 2301-3567
DOI: 10.18178/joebm.2018.6.3.559

Interior Design of Workplace and Employees’ Job Engagement: The Study of Hospitality Sector in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Mai Ngoc Khuong and Nguyen Thanh Tung
Abstract— Employees’ job engagement has become hot topic in recent years among hospitality sector. However, few researches have been conducted to find out the antecedents of hospitality employees’ job engagement. The purpose of this study is to test the model of predictors of employees’ job engagement in terms of interior workplace design in hospitality field. To do this, questionnaire was completed and data were collected from employees, front-line to middle managers who were working in restaurants and lodging enterprises. Results and findings reveal that there is a significant and meaningful correlation between factors of interior workplace design and employees’ job engagement. In addition, the study comes up with some recommendations for managers and hospitality investor to better off from employees’ behavior. This is one of the first study on the relationship between interior design and employees’ behavior, so it raise a voice about the lack of academic and empirical research in this field.

Index Terms— Employee behavior, employee engagement, hospitality, interior design.

M. N. Khuong and N. T. Tung are with the School of Business, International University, VNU-HCM, Vietnam (email: mnkhuong@hcmiu.edu.vn, tungntdl@gmail.com).

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Cite: Mai Ngoc Khuong and Nguyen Thanh Tung, "Interior Design of Workplace and Employees’ Job Engagement: The Study of Hospitality Sector in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam," Journal of Economics, Business and Management vol. 6, no.3, pp. 113-119, 2018.

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