The purpose of this paper is to allow the student to research, investigate and report on a Function of their choice in the human resource area. This is to be a research report, meaning that the student must draw heavily on resources outside their personal experiences and framework of the courses taken in their educational backgrounds. As a future hospitality manager, it will be important for you to be familiar with the published resources available other than trade magazines. A research paper is a thorough investigation of the human resources function you selected. The length and depth is only limited by your time, effort and ambition. You will find more than enough resources to research your topic.