Pre-Employment Drug-Testing in the Full-Service Restaurant Industry and its Relationship to Employee Work Performance Factors
The purpose of this research is to assess the effect of pre-employment drug-testing policies on aspects of employee work performance in the full-service restaurant industry. Specifically, this study attempts to compare aspects of employee work performance in full-service restaurants with pre-employment drug-testing policies against the aforementioned aspects of work performance in full-service restaurants without pre-employment drug-testing polices. For the purpose of this study, work performance factors include absenteeism, turnover (voluntary and termination), and documented work-related injury/accidents. Results indicated no difference between employee absenteeism, turnover, or accidents among establishments with and without pre-employment drug-testing policies.
Drug-testing; Restaurant industry; Substance abuse; Work performance
Business | Hospitality Administration and Management | Human Resources Management | Performance Management | Training and Development
Kitterlin, M. D.,
Moreo, P. J.
Pre-Employment Drug-Testing in the Full-Service Restaurant Industry and its Relationship to Employee Work Performance Factors.
Journal of Human Resources in Hospitality & Tourism, 11(1),