Based on a major international survey of some of the world's biggest employers in the hospitality and tourism industries, this book provides a thorough examination of the problems and issues involved, and reveals that nearly all of the organizations are failing to address the complexities of HRM in the global marketplace.This edited collection features original contributions from some of the most important academics in this field, as well as case studies from North America, the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Russia and South Africa. The book includes sections on employee resourcing, employee development and employee relations, which cover topics such as selection, labour turnover, staff training, multi-site management, employee commitment and legislation.Human Resource Management contains the most up-to-date research into these complex problems and is an excellent and useful resource for researchers, postgraduates and senior managers within the industry.
The new edition of Strategic management by Thompson and Martin is essential reading for all students of strategy at undergraduate, diploma and MBA level. Maintaining the traditional analysis, formulation and implementation framework, the sixth edition has been revised and updated to include modern strategy topics such as the Blue Ocean strategy, as well as new cases throughout the text which have been expertly prepared by ECCH case tutor, John Thompson. New experiential activity can be found at the end of every chapter to offer students a more applied and in-depth learning experience.
Tourism: A Modern Synthesis is the core textbook for tourism, focusing on the development and management of tourism in an international context. A strong business and management theme pervades the book reflecting developments in the teaching and content of modern courses. The book is based around the principles of management and includes case studies emphasising this theme. It can be used as a one semester text, but its coverage of a broad range of subjects make it a useful resource throughout a full degree course. The second edition has been completely revised, updated and enhanced to include all of the current issues in tourism such as the impact of terrorism and crime, epidemics and tourism, low-cost airlines, special interest tourism and includes many case studies from diverse and exciting tourism destinations. Comprehensive and up-to-date, Tourism, a Modern Synthesis is a real survey text for students following a degree in Tourism, Hospitality or Leisure, or doing a Tourism course as part of another degree programme.
The second edition of Foundations of Business Accounting has been fully revised and offers unrivalled coverage for students taking a first course in accounting. The text has been welcomed by students and lecturers for its thorough treatment of introductory financial accounting, combined with a much more user-friendly, interactive approach than is found in traditional accounting texts. 'The book is well written, well set out and a pleasure to study.' ACCA Students' Newsletter
Conventional strategic management education is dominated by a standard formula that uses a misleadingly simplistic step-by-step approach, presents few competing perspectives, glosses over key debates, and is typically biased towards a particular national or regional context. De Wit and Meyer's best-selling Strategy takes a strikingly different approach that has helped thousands of students and professionals around the world develop into critical and creative strategic thinkers. By carefully guiding students through diverse perspectives, De Wit and Meyer show how, more than ever, robust strategy requires an open understanding of different ways of looking at strategic issues.
Introducing readers to the key principles underlying purchasing and supply chain management, this text provides them with an in-depth discussion of purchasing and supply issues both from a strategic and managerial perspective.