Marriott International Inc.
Number of Employees: 105917
Number of IT Employees: 1043
IT Employee Promotions in 2003: 15 percent
IT Employee Turnover in 2003: 8 percent
Percentage of women IT managers: 43 percent
Percentage of minority IT managers: 16 percent
Percentage of women IT staff: 36 percent
Percentage of minority IT staff: 34 percent
Training days offered per IT employee in 2003: 5
Training budget per IT employee in 2003*: US$1500
The No. 1 lodging company in the world can trace its heritage back to a small root-beer stand opened in Washington in 1927 by J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott (A&W). Its hotel brands include Courtyard, Fairfield Inn, Marriott, Renaissance, Residence Inn, SpringHill Suites and Ritz-Carlton. In a company-sponsored survey in 2003, 80 percent of IT workers reported job satisfaction, an increase from the previous year's survey. In the same year, the group experienced voluntary turnover of 6 percent. IT workers are evaluated and rewarded based on their ability to achieve a balanced set of performance measurements. IT workers can choose between technical and leadership career paths.