International Dictionary of Hospitality Management

Author: Abraham Pizam,Judy Holcomb

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136394222

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 336

View: 9853

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.

The International Dictionary of Event Management

Author: Joe Goldblatt,Kathleen S. Nelson

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780471394532

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 300

View: 5281

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 Encyclopedia of Hospitality Management

Author: Abraham Pizam

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113639415X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 736

View: 2111

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

Dictionary of Travel, Tourism, and Hospitality

Author: S. Medlik

Publisher: Routledge


Category: Hospitality industry

Page: 332

View: 9728

The Dictionary of Travel, Tourism and Hospitality is now in its second edition. Existing entries have been updated and new ones added including terms used in North America, Asia and Australasia. It defines and explains more than 3000 terms and abbreviations in travel, tourism and hospitality. It also lists key data for more than 200 countries. Greatly increased coverage is given to business and employment terms; environment issues; European integration; food and catering; forms and types of tourism and recreation; travel-related illnesses. Users of the first edition describe it as a reference tool, a manual and a flexible textbook. The second edition is an indispensible companion to all in travel, tourism and hospitality including students, teachers and those employed in a wide range of businesses and organizations. It will also be of great interest to the travellers, tourists and guests who are the focus and reason of it all. Former Head of Department of Hotel, Catering and Tourism Management at the University of Surrey, UK, Professor Medlik also held several senior academic appointments overseas, in the USA, Canada, West Indies and Australia. His published work includes twenty books and other publications and more than one hundred contributions to professional and technical press

International Dictionary of University Histories

Edited by Carol Summerfield and Mary Elizabeth Devine

Author: Carol J. Summerfield,Mary Elizabeth Devine,Anthony Levi

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781884964237

Category: Education

Page: 780

View: 7300

Provides basic information on 200 institutions - location, description, sources of further information - followed by a 3000 to 5000 word essay on each university's history. Entries on each university conclude with a further reading list, and all entries are illustrated.

International Dictionary of Management

Author: Hano Johannsen,G. Terry Page

Publisher: Kogan Page Limited


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 375

View: 1926

More than 6,000 terms, techniques and concepts of use and interest to business management worldwide are explained in this bestselling business reference book. Rigorously updated, this fifth edition contains concise descriptions of the meanings of new terms and those that have established themselves in the last few years in the rapidly changing world of management, business and commerce. International organizations are also included and a quick reference appendix lists addresses, world currencies and time zones. Entries cover virtually all branches of management, personnel, training, production, marketing, finance, accounting, administration and information technology, as well as industrial relations, and the social, economic, legal and statistical environment in which management must operate.

Operations Management

Author: Nigel Slack,Stuart Chambers,Robert Johnston

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780273708476

Category: Johnston, Robert

Page: 728

View: 3667

This text presents both a logical path through the activities of operations management and an understanding of the strategic context in which operations managers work. It features worked examples of techniques discussed in the text.

International Dictionary of Films and Filmmakers: Directors

Author: N.A

Publisher: Saint James Press

ISBN: 9781558623019

Category: Motion picture actors and actresses

Page: 1325

View: 9232

Each of the 635 entries in this revised and illustrated edition includes a biography and a complete filmography for each of the film stars.