Taking the view that leisure services involve an array of industry sectors - they are related, for instance, to work-time spent eating, drinking and staying away from home, as well as the more obvious recreational pursuits - the text uses examples and case studies from a wide range of international businesses such as hotels, restaurants, museums, shopping malls and sports stadia. Specific examples used are from Marriotts, McDonald's, Trafford Centre and many more. With a user-friendly structure and style, the text is an ideal introduction to the fundamental issues involved - perfect for students and managers alike.
This book discusses and questions a number of key elements, including:
- The individual and the organization
- Groups in the organization
- Organizational structures and behaviour
- Management within the organization
- Commercial hospitality, leisure and tourism in a service context
There is a Tutor Resource pack available to lecturers who adopt this text. Accredited lecturers can request access to download this material by going to http://books.elsevier.com/academic/defaultmanuals.asp? to request access.
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