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Increasing Servers' Tips: What Managers Can Do and Why They Should Do It
Center for Hospitality Research Publications
  • Michael Lynn, Ph.D., Cornell University
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Restaurant managers would do well to assist members of their waitstaff to earn larger tips. Although tipping seems beyond management's purview, both research and common sense suggest that good tips mean a satisfied staff, which will improve service levels and reduce turnover.
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Lynn, M. (2004). Increasing servers' tips: What managers can do and why they should do it [Electronic article]. Cornell Hospitality Report, 4(5), 6-13.