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The Origins of Hospitality and Tourism
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 223

The Origins of Hospitality and Tourism

The Origins of Hospitality and Tourism is an exciting new text about the true origins of hospitality and tourism, identifying how an understanding the past can inform modern approaches to hospitality and tourism management.

Research Methods for Business & Management
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 250

Research Methods for Business & Management

This updated and revised edition offers a comprehensive overview of key research methods and the main choices available when undertaking research in business and management. New to this edition is a comprehensive, practical guide on how to write your dissertation - invaluable to all. It is a clear, concise and practical guide containing wealth of outstanding examples for each method covered.Central to this edition is the 'methods map' (chapter 4), which sets out a logical process for researchers to articulate their position in relation to five key aspects of their research philosophy. In addition, the editors have developed a free app to accompany the book and this enables novice researchers...

Introducing Management in a Global Context
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 240

Introducing Management in a Global Context

Covering the major management disciplines, Introducing Management in a Global Context provides an introductory overview of key topic areas and to glimpse the latest research in domains such as strategy, technology and change, economics and development, politics and the social world, marketing, ethics and corporate decision making.

Conrad Hilton
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 256

Conrad Hilton

This is the first book to rigorously introduce Conrad Hilton, the man, his life and career. It highlights and celebrates his achievements and establishes his importance as a global business pioneer, international statesman and celebrity. It ranges over the key aspects of his business philosophy and working methods – each offering a lesson in business excellence- to a conclusion bringing the Hilton story up to date and showing how a global business empire was built solidly upon the foundations he laid.The authors are the first to conduct extensive research on his business and personal papers with unique access to the Hilton archive.By allowing Hilton to speak for himself – from his speech...

Hospitality: A Social Lens
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 218

Hospitality: A Social Lens

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2007-01-18
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  • Publisher: Routledge

Hospitality: a social lens follows on from the unique contribution made by In Search of Hospitality: theoretical perspectives and debates. It progresses debate, challenges the boundaries of ways of knowing hospitality, and offers intellectual insights stimulated by the study of hospitality. The contributing authors provide tangible evidence of continuing advancement and development of knowledge pertaining to the phenomenon of hospitality. They draw on the richness of the social sciences, taking host and guest relations as a means of studying in-group and out-group relations with and between societies. The chapter contributors represent a multi-disciplinary, international grouping of leading ...

Skyscraper Gothic
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 240

Skyscraper Gothic

Of all building types, the skyscraper strikes observers as the most modern, in terms not only of height but also of boldness, scale, ingenuity, and daring. As a phenomenon born in late nineteenth-century America, it quickly became emblematic of New York, Chicago, and other major cities. Previous studies of these structures have tended to foreground examples of more evincing modernist approaches, while those with styles reminiscent of the great Gothic cathedrals of Europe were initially disparaged as being antimodernist or were simply unacknowledged. Skyscraper Gothic brings together a group of renowned scholars to address the medievalist skyscraper—from flying buttresses to dizzying spires...

A History of Modern Tourism
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 304

A History of Modern Tourism

Tourism as we know it is a surprisingly modern concept, both a product of modernity and a force helping to shape it. From the British Grand Tour in the sixteenth century to the onset of contemporary mass tourism, travel has played a crucial role in the rise of globalization and the development of the modern world.

Giants of Tourism
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 288

Giants of Tourism

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2010
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  • Publisher: CABI

This book presents individuals who have made an important contribution to tourism. Most are entrepreneurs in the classic sense, but others are individuals who have had unintentional subsequent effects on tourism through their actions. The book is arranged in four parts: (i) giants of hospitality (chapters 1-5); (ii) giants of travel (chapters 6-10); (iii) giants of activities (chapters 11-14); and (iv) giants of development (chapters 15-19).

Mastering Gamification: Customer Engagement in 30 Days
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 96

Mastering Gamification: Customer Engagement in 30 Days

Gamification has taken the business world by storm as a proven method for improving customer engagement and in turn business revenue. More and more multi-million dollar companies are adopting this technique, and now we’ve scaled it down to work for your business. Scot Harris, Strategist and Semi-Geek Marketing blogger, and Kevin O’Gorman, co-founder of the Georgia Game Developers Association and SIEGE Conference, have teamed up with Impackt to bring you this accessible, step-by-step tutorial. They’ll take you all the way from Gamification Rookie to Master in 30 days, using interactive exercises to equip you with all the tools of modern gamification. By planning and developing tailored rewards and challenges, you will attract new customers and keep existing clients coming back for more. Mastering this method will be the best thing you ever did for your business.

The Learning Leader
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 128

The Learning Leader

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2013-08-06
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  • Publisher: Routledge

With this book, principals, principals-in-training, and other school leaders get practical, easy-to-implement strategies for professional growth, strengthening relationships with faculty and staff, and making the necessary changes to improve K-12 learning environments. Grounded in specific, real-world examples and personal experiences, The Learning Leader shows educators how to develop both as professional leaders and as learners. Contents include... Using data to improve student learning Advice for applying twenty-first century learning Tips for strengthening communication and collaboration Self-reflection activities to hone leadership goals and skills