Hospitality Management, 3e covers the core competency units in SIT07 Tourism, Hospitality and Events Training Package for the Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management. It provides the foundation knowledge needed for the role of a hospitality manager. The 3rd edition continues to combine theory with a skills building approach to explain the key principles of hospitality management at a supervisory, line management and senior management level. The text helps students develop the professional skills necessary to ensure quality products and services in all hospitality operations.
Help students succeed now and in the future in any aspect of the hospitality field! Hospitality Management Education focuses on the academic aspect of hospitality--the mechanisms of hospitality education programs, their missions, their constituents, and the outcomes of their efforts. This book examines why people study hospitality management, the vast opportunities the field offers, and ways to best prepare students for a career in the industry or in academia. Within Hospitality Management Education, you'll find exhibits, figures, tables, and insight into innovative practice methods that will strengthen your skills as an educator and contributor to the growing success of this discipline. Containing research and first-hand accounts, Hospitality Management Education offers you insight into qualities and strategies that make educators or employees effective and successful in the industry. You'll find useful information to help you better prepare students and enhance your teaching skills, such as: understanding the history and advances of hospitality management education during the past 75 years stressing the difference between the hospitality industry and other industries to help prospective hospitality students understand the unique rigors of hospitality examining degree programs in the United Kingdom, Australia, and the United States to identify common global teaching trends, differences, and program outcomes enhancing student learning and education programs by linking academic hospitality programs to industry through internships, involvement with industry associations, and advisory councils assuring quality in academic programs through accreditation, certification, outside peer reviews, outside reviews by the industry, and administrative reviews of the faculty preparing for a professional academic career through strategic career planning, networking, and targeting hospitality programs Hospitality Management Education discusses educational trends as a whole over the past decade to give you insight into future directions of hospitality such as increased specialization, growing numbers of faculty, more funding, and increased academic focus on research and scholarship. In this valuable volume, you'll find methods and suggestions that will make you a more knowledgeable and effective educator!
The International Encyclopedia of Hospitality Management covers all of the relevant issues in the field of hospitality management from both a sectoral level: * Lodging * Restaurants * Clubs * Time-share * Conventions As well as a functional one: * Accounting & finance * Marketing * Human resources * Information technology * Facilities management Its unique user-friendly structure enables readers to find exactly the information they require at a glance; whether they require broad detail which takes a more cross-sectional view across each subject field, or more focussed information which looks closely at specific topics and issues within the hospitality industry today. Section Editors: Peter Harris - ACCOUNTING & FINANCE Oxford Brookes University, UK Zheng Gu - ACCOUNTING & FINANCE University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA Randall Upchurch - CLUB MANAGEMENT & TIMESHARE MANAGEMENT University of Central Florida, USA Patti Shock - EVENT MANAGEMENT University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA Deborah Breiter - EVENT MANAGEMENT University of Central Florida, USA David Stipanuk - FACILITIES MANAGEMENT Cornell University, USA Darren Lee-Ross - HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT James Cook University, Australia Gill Maxwell - HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT Caledonian Glasgow University, UK Dimitrios Buhalis - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY University of Surrey, UK Allan Stutts - LODGING MANAGEMENT American Intercontinental University, USA Stowe Shoemaker - MARKETING University of Houston, USA Linda Shea - MARKETING University of Massachusetts, USA Dennis Reynolds - RESTAURANTS & FOODSERVICE MANAGEMENT Washington State University, USA Arie Reichel - STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT Ben-Gurion University, Israel * Global scope and focus, from an eminent international editorial team * User-friendly A-Z structure with three disticnt levels of entries * Fully indexed and cross referenced with detailed references for further study
At last, a comprehensive, systematically organized Handbook which gives a reliable and critical guide to all aspects of one of the world's leading industries: the hospitality industry. The book focuses on key aspects of the hospitality management curriculum, research and practice bringing together leading scholars throughout the world. Each essay examines a theme or functional aspect of hospitality management and offers a critical overview of the principle ideas and issues that have contributed, and continue to contribute, within it. Topics include: • The nature of hospitality and hospitality management • The relationship of hospitality management to tourism, leisure and education provision • The current state of development of the international hospitality business • The core activities of food, beverage and accommodation management • Research strategies in hospitality management • Innovation and entrepreneurship trends • The role of information technology The SAGE Handbook of Hospitality Management constitutes a single, comprehensive source of reference which will satisfy the information needs of both specialists in the field and non-specialists who require a contemporary introduction to the hospitality industry and its analysis. Bob Brotherton formerly taught students of Hospitality and Tourism at Manchester Metropolitan University. He has also taught Research Methods to Hospitality and Tourism students at a number of international institutions as a visiting lecturer; Roy C. Wood is based in the Oberoi Centre of Learning and Development, India
A "comprehensive book with practical orientation on major and current issues on hospitality management that middle-level managers and top management face in their efforts to achieve organizational objectives. This is an invaluable guide for hotel employers, managers, consultants, students and research scholars of tourism, hotel catering courses."--Cover.
International Hospitality Management: issues and applications brings together the latest developments in global hospitality operations with the contemporary management principles. It provides a truly international perspective on the hospitality and tourism industries and provides a fresh insight into hospitality and tourism management. The text develops a critical view of the management theory and the traditional theories, looking at how appropriate they are in hospitality and tourism and in a multicultural context. The awareness of cultural environments and the specifications imposed by those cultures will underpin the whole text. International Hospitality Management is designed to instil a greater awareness of the international factors influencing the strategies and performances of hospitality organisation. The approach focuses on a critical analysis of the relevance and application of general management theory and practice to the hospitality industry. Consisting of three 3 parts divided into 14 chapters, each of which deals with a major topic of international management, the book has been thoroughly developed with consistent learning features throughout, including: Specified learning outcomes for each chapter International case studies including major world events such as the September 11 Terrorist Attacks, the Argentine Financial Crisis, The SARS virus, The Institution of Euro, the accession of China to the World Trade Organization., and the expansion of European Union, as well as international corporations such as Marriott, Hilton, Intercontinental, McDonalds, Starbucks etc. It introduces the global market situation, including Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Middle East. Study questions and discussion questions to consolidate learning and understanding. Links to relevant websites at the end of each chapter On-line resources and a test bank is available for lecturers and students
Offers a clear, concise and honest appraisal of the hotel industry. A comprehensive introduction to the industry is given, describing the skills of the hospitality manager. The book is arranged in two parts, functional areas of hospitality management, and specialised areas of hospitality management.
This text provides a detailed study of ways in which performance can be improved in the hospitality industry through the effective management of human resources. It recognizes the diverse nature of the hospitality industry but makes particular reference to the hotel sector. Review, discussion questions, real-life case studies and examples are provided.
This book, an essential text for hospitality management students, examines the relevance and applications of general management theory and principles to hospitality organizations. Using contemporary material and case studies, the book indicates ways in which performance may be improved through better use of human resources. Rigorous academic theory is related to hospitality practice, based on the authors' great knowledge of the hospitality industry. The text takes a vocational basis and the illustration of the theory with the real-life examples of hospitality management in action provides a solid and stimulating introduction to the subject.
Hospitality is an industry characterised by its complex nature and numerous sectors including hotels, hostels, B&Bs, restaurants, pubs, nightclubs and contract catering. However, despite its segmentation, there are key issues that are pertinent to all subsectors. The Routledge Handbook of Hospitality Management adopts a strategic approach and explores and critically evaluates current debates, issues and controversies to enable the reader to learn from the industry’s past mistakes as well as future opportunities. Especially relevant at a time when many sectors of the industry have to re - evaluate and reinvent themselves in response to the economic downturn the Handbook brings together specialists from both industry and academia and from a range of geographical regions to provide state-of-the-art theoretical reflection and empirical research. Each of the five inter related sections explores and evaluates issues that are of extreme importance to hospitality organisations, many of which have not been adequately explored before: external and internal customers, debates surrounding finance, uncertainty risk and conflict, sustainability, and e-Hospitality and Technology. This book is an invaluable resource for all those with an interest in hospitality, encouraging dialogue across disciplinary boundaries and areas of study. It is essential reading for students, researchers & academics and managers of Hospitality as well as those of Tourism, Events, Marketing, and Business Management.
Hospitality Management is a career and life reference for both seasoned executives and new hires. This book positions associates to work comfortably in a global environment and to interpret the cultural expectations of their guests. The author, Lyn Pont, PhD, is a motivational public speaker and educator. She is the president and founder of Manners for Business, Inc. In Hospitality Management she discusses service, relationships, integrity, communications, personal image, creativity, the bottom line, and so much more. As a story teller, Dr. Pont weaves into the narrative valuable industry history and tales that support a culture of service and personal excellence. Competition in the hospitality industry is nonstop, and brands are looking for associates who can handle themselves flawlessly both on and off the job. Modern hospitality professionals are correctly concerned about representing their organizations, and themselves, with polish, politeness, confidence, and authority. Hospitality Management leads the way by showcasing the soft skills that you can use to amaze your guests with your outstanding attention to customer care. If you believe in remarkable service and have a passion for this great industry, then Hospitality Management will delight you with a treasure chest of hands-on, practical information that will assist you throughout your career. “Pont’s book is a must-read for anyone considering a career in hospitality.” —Isadore Sharp, chairman and founder, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts “A refreshing, thorough, and necessary read for anyone dealing with the intricacies of the industry. ... A great training tool for the hospitality industry.” —Arthur J. Torno, vice president, American Airlines, Inc. “Leave it to business etiquette expert Dr. Lyn Pont to author the most comprehensive guide to providing your guests with the memorable hospitality experience they deserve.” —Martin Yang, master chef, author, food consultant, cooking show and travelogue host
"Accessibly written and thoughtfully edited, making it essential reading for those studying hospitality and embarking on a career in the industry." - Peter Lugosi, Oxford School of Hospitality Management "This text is a fascinating read... Roy Wood has spent 25 years teaching, researching and writing on the hospitality industry - much of that learning is here in this book." - Erwin Losekoot, Auckland University of Technology "All different aspects of the hospitality industry are elaborated on... All in all a wonderful course book for for our students!" - Claudia Rothwangl, ITM College This book covers the major concepts students are likely to encounter throughout their study within the hospitality management, giving a comprehensive and up-to-date overview as well as providing engaging everyday examples from around the world. A leading figure in the field, Roy Wood has successfully gathered international contributors with direct experience of hospitality management and the hospitality industry as a whole, ensuring the academic, geographical and practical integrity of the book. Key Concepts in Hospitality Management is written for undergraduate students and those studying short postgraduate or executive education courses in hospitality management, events management, tourism management and leisure management.
An essential text for HND and first year Hospitality Management degree students which examines the relevance and applications of general management theory and principles to hospitality organisations. Using contemporary material and case studies the book indicates ways in which performance may be improved through better use of human resources. Rigorous academic theory is related to hospitality practice, based on the author's great knowledge of the hospitality industry. The text takes a vocational basis and the illustration of the theory with real-life examples of hospitality management in action provides a solid and stimulating introduction to the subject. Laurie Mullins' trademark jargon-free style is combined with and an attractive layout this to deliver a truly student-friendly textbook. Supplements: OHP masters, based on diagrams in the book provide a complete teaching package Readership: An essential text for HND and first year Hospitality Management degree students.
The International Dictionary of Hospitality Management is the must have companion for all those working or studying in the field of hospitality management. With over 728 entries, it covers everything you need to know, from a concise definition of back office systems, to management accounting and yield management. It covers all of the relevant issues in the field of hospitality management from both a sectoral level: * Lodging * Restaurants and Food service * Time-share * Clubs * Events As well as a functional one: * Accounting and Finance * Marketing * Strategic Management * Human Resources * Information Technology * Facilities Management An abridged version of the successful International Encyclopedia of Hospitality Management, its user friendly layout provides readers with quick and concise answers across this diverse area of industry.
"An innovative and cross-cutting approach to Hospitality that examines the fundamentals of the subject in a concise and commendable way. Roy Wood’s academic and practitioner expertise is brought to bear on this succinct synthesis of the subject that will quickly become a must read for all students and academics in the hospitality area." - Professor Stephen J. Page, Bournemouth University Hospitality Management: A Brief Introduction is designed for undergraduate and postgraduate students studying hotel and hospitality management and hospitality studies. The book includes coverage of the principal areas of functional management in hospitality including: employee relations accommodation management food and beverage management marketing and sales industry structure and strategy the nature of management roles hospitality management education future trends in the field. Roy Wood uses a wide range of established and contemporary research and reflects critically on its subject, including from the perspective of the hospitality consumer, to ensure that readers gain wide awareness of the realities and challenges of the hospitality industry.
New Perspectives in Hospitality Management is a unique collection of articles that represent the very highest level of scholarship in the sphere of hospitality research. The articles published in this collection identify some emergent themes that have subsequently established themselves as key trends among academics in the field.
Whether managing a kitchen, dining room, front desk, travel agency, fast-food restaurant, or an entire hotel, employees seek cues and reinforcement from managers to guide their behavior. Cases in Hospitality Management provides readers with the opportunity to apply their knowledge, experience, and management skills, allowing them to think quickly on their feet and react appropriately in a wide variety of settings. By analyzing and understanding the causes and effects of a number of real, critical incidents, readers will be better prepared to effectively deal with similar situations when they face them on the job"--Jacket.
The International Encyclopedia of Hospitality Management is the definitive reference work for any individual studying or working in the hospitality industry. There are 185 Hospitality Management degrees in the UK alone. This new edition updates and significantly revises twenty five per cent of the entries and has an additional twenty new entries. New online material makes it the most up-to-date and accessible hospitality management encyclopedia on the market. It covers all of the relevant issues in the field of hospitality management from a sectoral level (lodging, restaurants/food service, time-share, clubs and events) as well as a functional one (accounting and finance, marketing, strategic management, human resources, information technology and facilities management). Its unique, user-friendly structure enables readers to find exactly the information they require at a glance – whether they require broad detail that takes a more cross-sectional view across each subject field or more focused information that looks closely at specific topics and issues within the hospitality industry today.
This unique book helps readers prepare for the hotel and restaurant operational tasks they’ll come across when working in the industry. Reader-friendly, it offers extensive coverage of useful topics, operational situations, and management cases from the major areas of the hospitality field.Topics challenges readers’ competency in problem-solving, critical thinking, effective communication, ethical reasoning, quantitative analysis, and the use of technology.A valuable handbook for restaurant managers, hotel and motel managers, and others that need a comprehensive compilation of hospitality management topics. Professionals will be able to brush up on any food and beverage or lodging topic quickly.