Nelson Barber, associate professor of Hospitality Management at the University of New Hampshire, has advice for the confusion and stress.Although several rules may be perceived as implying a moral obligation or personal identity in different cultures, the researchers note that studies of different cultures see the development does not only depend on self-control, but self-control.
Remember that tipping has its origins in the concept of ensuring a quick and not just a matter of money. So when you angle for services during the year has a different meaning for the holidays. During the holiday season, the tip is a gesture of thanks to those who provide services on a regular basis for you and your family, says Barber.
Given the depressing reality of the current economy and that many people are struggling to make ends meet, trying to avoid the stress of the holiday tipping. In the sense of common purpose, the uniqueness of your relationship with the service and, of course, the spirit of party giving should guide your decisions, said Barber. Finally, do not point the concept that will lead to poor service, because if this is the case, the exchange service provider. In the end, do what you feel in your heart is the right thing to do
You should also consider those with financial needs, such as holiday rush is likely to be appreciated and have a greater impact. Finally, always include a brief note of appreciation as well. This tip will give the personal touch and can not add more than the meaning of Christmas.
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Barber points out that when you configure your failover strategy, priority service providers of the most important in considering those who provided services and the extent of interaction with them, especially those that can not be so obvious, although it can not be shifted regularly.
Secondly, whether the gift is made at home or in cash, always include a brief note of appreciation. Third, consider the time you received the service and if you live in an urban or rural areas where levels of switching may vary. Finally, consider the relationship with the service provider. Are you close? It is the informal relationship? Some suggestions for tipping are:
Think of the ruler of a value or the barber or the emissions you are delivering the newspaper at the door when it rains or snows you save walking down the aisle. These are people who should receive the best price rather than service providers rarely used, said Barber.