International Dictionary of Hospitality Management

Author: Abraham Pizam
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136394225
Release Date: 2010-05-14
Genre: Business & Economics

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.

Dictionary of Travel Tourism and Hospitality

Author: S. Medlik
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9780750656504
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Business & Economics

This new edition combines within two covers: * A dictionary of 2500 terms * Descriptions of 300 organizations * A biographical dictionary of 100 personalities * Explanations of 1200 acronyms and abbreviations * Key data for well over 200 countries * A concise bibliography listing more than 100 useful sources of further information The author's long and wide experience of these fields makes this an indispensable companion for students and teachers, and those employed in relevant businesses and organizations, as well as for the travellers, tourists and guests who are the raison d'être of it all. Includes more than 4000 entries, with over 1000 of them new to this edition Profiles 100 outstanding personalities connected with travel, tourism and hospitality Describes 300 international and national organisations, with data from over 200 countries

Dictionary of Hotels Tourism and Catering Management

Author: Peter Hodgson Collin
Publisher: Peter Collin Pub Limited
ISBN: 1901659992
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Reference

"This dictionary clearly defines over 10,000 terms with entries covering all aspects of the hotel, tourism and catering management trade. A wide range of topics is covered including travel, toursim, ticketing, hotels and their staff, restaurants and their staff, kitchens, table settings, cooking, together with general business, accounting and personnel terms." - back cover.

Spanish for Hospitality and Foodservice

Author: Jennifer Thomas
Publisher:
ISBN: 0130482617
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Foreign Language Study

This basic practical volume provides readers with the tools to become more confident, effective and service oriented employees. The training program is designed to empower readers with the communication and cross-cultural leadership skills—using industry specific vocabulary, key cultural differences, and team building tips—necessary to be successful working in an organization with a diverse staff so they can provide their guests with excellent service.The author provides a complete examination of the front office, employees and guests, the family and work personnel, rapport building phases, housekeeping, laundry, catering/banquet and engineering departments, the restaurant, the kitchen, entrees and produce and the bar, beverages and service station. For individuals in the hospitality and food/beverage service industry.

International Encyclopedia of Hospitality Management

Author: Abraham Pizam
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 9781856177146
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Business & Economics

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.

Principles of Management for the Hospitality Industry

Author: Dana V Tesone
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136436437
Release Date: 2012-05-23
Genre: Business & Economics

It is vital for hospitality management students to understand key management concepts as part of the complex and intimate nature of the services industry. Principles of Management for the Hospitality Industry is designed specifically for hospitality students who need to be able to use management tools and techniques to become successful hospitality managers. By placing you at the heart of an imaginary workplace this book offers the opportunity to work through all of the items of discussion for each topic. The chapter begins with a scenario to prompt an exploration of a given topic, and concludes with the outcome of this scenario to reinforce the lessons learnt throughout the chapter. Highly practical in approach, this is an up-to-date and skilful integration of all core areas of management. It is packed with tools and techniques to aid learning and understanding: improve your professional management vocabulary with definitions in each chapter, and a complete glossary of terms visualize key concepts with over one hundred explanatory diagrams gain confidence by testing your understanding on the accompanying website practical applications of theory are illustrated in international case studies throughout the book discussion questions prompt an exploration of key concepts.

The International Dictionary of Event Management

Author: Joe Goldblatt
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 047139453X
Release Date: 2001-01-22
Genre: Business & Economics

The first and only comprehensive reference to the growing vocabulary of international event management A-to-Z coverage of nearly 4,000 terms-more than double the First Edition! Event management has a language all its own, one that is expanding rapidly as the event marketplace keeps pace with today's increasingly global economy. Because effective communication is the key to successfully researching, designing, planning, coordinating, and evaluating special events, it is essential to keep pace with the latest terminology. This invaluable reference helps you remain fluent in the language of event management by giving you quick access to the terms, phrases, and concepts you need to know to do your job well. Features include: * Entries updated and expanded with the help of event professionals from around the world * New coverage of catering, marketing, proposal writing, technology, and other important areas * A new section featuring terms grouped according to the key CSEP-identified categories: administration, coordination, marketing, and risk management The Wiley Event Management Series-Series Editor, Dr. Joe Goldblatt, CSEP The Wiley Event Management Series provides professionals with the essential knowledge and cutting-edge tools they need to excel in one of the most exciting and rapidly growing sectors of the hospitality and tourism industry. Written by recognized experts in the field, the volumes in the series cover the research, design, planning, coordination, and evaluation methods as well as specialized areas of event management.

International Dictionary of Music Therapy

Author: Kevin Kirkland
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135047627
Release Date: 2013-06-19
Genre: Psychology

The therapeutic uses of music can vary greatly from one part of a country to the next, from one therapist to the next and across national and continental lines. This groundbreaking work is the first to bring together the expertise of an international array of contributors into one resource. The International Dictionary of Music Therapy offers models, methods and interventions that range from regional to international, including several terms that have never been published before. Essential for both the seasoned and novice music therapists and those working closely with the field, it offers a comprehensive guide to key terms, explained from multiple perspectives and with reference to clinical literature. Each entry contains detailed definitions for the reader, to develop practice, to generate discussion, and to establish more of a global common music therapy language. Covering more than 450 carefully selected terms, this comprehensive reference tool is a foundational text for defining and exploring the therapeutic value of music. The ultimate companion to understanding the science and art of music therapy on an international level, the International Dictionary of Music Therapy is ideal for music therapists, theorists, educators, researchers, and students.

A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism Terminology

Author: Allan Beaver
Publisher: CABI
ISBN: 0851990207
Release Date: 2005-01-01
Genre: Travel

This fully revised and updated second edition provides over 7,000 definitions of travel and tourism terminology used throughout the world, highlighting the many differences between US and European usage. It covers all aspects of the tourism industry, including hospitality, transport, and ancillary services. It explains the operating language of the travel industry, acronyms and abbreviations of organizations, associations and trade bodies, IT terms and brand names, and provides website addresses. Entries vary from one-line definitions to 500 word articles, and references are provided for further reading. This new edition contains over 500 new entries and the unique cross referencing system has been extended; for example accessing any entry about business travel leads to over 70 others. It is an essential reference tool for anyone involved in tourism research, and everyone in the travel industry.

The Routledge Dictionary of Business Management

Author: David A. Statt
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781134335404
Release Date: 2004-08-02
Genre: Business & Economics

A fully comprehensive resource for those wanting to know about the world of business management. Students and working professionals alike can enjoy quick and accessible definitions and the extensive cross-referencing system allows readers broader access to subject areas. This dictionary covers all the topics, issues and terms in the field, including: business economics, consumer behaviour, corporate strategy, financial management, human resource management, information technology, management accounting, marketing and organizational behaviour and work psychology.

Special Events

Author: Joe Jeff Goldblatt
Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company
ISBN: 0442022077
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Festivals

This unique text offers a comprehensive study of the special events field, which is burgeoning over into many management sub-fields. Widely varied types of events are spawning a demand for new and innovative thinking and definitive management styles, and Goldblatt paints a clear perspective on how the industry has developed and keeps an ear to the ground as to the future picture. Real-life case studies ("war stories"), carefully interwoven into the text to strengthen and expand concepts, are followed by a concise author's comment called "lesson learned". The progression of each chapter is guided by highlighted boxes, clearly illustrated figures, and color photographs (lending clarity and inspiration in a field where presentation is key). A summary section at the end of each chapter reemphasizes critical points and provides the reader with an invaluable "big picture" perspective.

Cookery for the Hospitality Industry

Author: Graham Dodgshun
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139642842
Release Date: 2011-08-26
Genre: Reference

A must-have book for thirty years, and now in its sixth edition, Cookery for the Hospitality Industry remains Australia's most trusted and reliable reference for commercial cookery students, apprentice chefs and those studying vocational courses in schools. It covers the essential skills, methods and principles of cookery as well as the core competencies listed within the Australian National Training Package for Commercial Cookery. This book provides trade apprentices and commercial cookery students with everything they need to know to achieve trade status and more. It is the only textbook that genuinely addresses the needs of Australian students by covering Australian qualifications and reflecting Australian conditions, ingredients and our unique cuisine.

Hospitality Business Development

Author: Ahmed Hassanien
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136439377
Release Date: 2010-05-04
Genre: Business & Economics

Hospitality Business Development analyzes and evaluates the different aspects of business growth routes and development processes in the international hospitality industry. It considers the essential features of the strategic business context, in which any hospitality organization operates, and: • explores the essential requirements and challenges of hospitality business development, and the implications which these present for hospitality operators. • explains how differentiation and innovation can become key to organizational success and provides you with the all of the skills you need to implement your own business development • examines the shifting nature of demand, evaluating consumers’ behaviour and relating the principles of customer centricity to the business development function • is packed with case studies and industry related examples, which cover a broad range of hospitality sectors including in-flight catering, holiday homes, guest houses, licensed retail, catering, international restaurants and hotels, ensuring you have a thorough understanding of the international hospitality business development . Hospitality Business Development equips students and aspiring hospitality managers with the necessary knowledge, expertise and skills in business development. This book is a must-read for any one studying or working in the hospitality industry.

International Encyclopedia of Hospitality Management

Author: Abraham Pizam
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136394157
Release Date: 2005-04-18
Genre: Business & Economics

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

Handbook of Hospitality Human Resources Management

Author: Dana V Tesone
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136400049
Release Date: 2008-09-10
Genre: Business & Economics

Handbook of Hospitality Human Resources Management is an authoritative resource comprising an edited collection of papers, which review and discuss this crucial aspect of hospitality, whilst illustrating how theories and concepts can be applied to the hospitality industry. Written by internationally recognized practitioners and academics, this book provides thorough reviews and discussions. The depth and coverage of each topic is unprecedented. A must-read for hospitality researchers and educators, students and industry practitioners.