Human Resource Management in the Hospitality Industry / Edition 8

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Now in its ninth edition, Human Resource Management in the Hospitality Industry: An Introductory Guide, is fully updated with new legal information, data, statistics and examples. Taking a 'process' approach, it provides the reader with an essential understanding of the purpose, policies and processes concerned with managing an enterprise’s workforce within the current business and social environment.

Since the eighth edition of this book there have been many important developments in this field and this ninth edition has been completely revised and updated in the following ways:

  • Extensively updated content to reflect recent issues and trends including: labour markets and industry structure, impacts of IT and social media, growth of international multi – unit brands, role of employer branding, talent management, equal opportunities and managing diversity. All explored specifically within the Hospitality Industry
  • An extended case study drawing from the authors’ experience working with Forte and Co., Centre hotels, Choice Hotels and Bass, Price Waterhouse and Grant Thornton explores key issues and shows real life applications of HRM in the Hospitality Industry
  • Supported with new lecturer and students online resources including: PowerPoint slides, additional case studies and links to additional resources.

Written in a user friendly style and with strong support from the Institute of Hospitality, each chapter includes international examples, bulleted lists, guides to further reading and exercises to test knowledge.

Now in its eighth edition, Human Resource Management in the Hospitality Industry: an introductory guide, is fully updated with new legal information, data, statistics and examples, and includes brand new material on multi unit operations and management.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750666367
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/6/2005
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.79 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael J Boella is Faculty Fellow at University of Brighton and specialises in teaching human resource management and law. He is also actively involved in the industry as a management consultant and is editor of Croner’s Catering, the reference book for the catering industry.

Steven Goss-Turner is Deputy Head / Principal Lecturer of the School of Service Management at the University of Brighton. He is a graduate of Strathclyde University. Before joining the University in 1992, he spent 16 years with the then Trusthouse Forte Hotels, rising to the position of Regional Personnel and Training Director for the London and International Division. His current research and teaching is focussed on employment practices, labour turnover, and human resource strategy in multi-site hospitality companies. He is the author of a number of books and articles, including the book, "Managing People in the Hospitality Industry", published by Croner in 2002.

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Table of Contents

Preface. The Hospitality Industry HRM Context: Background to the industry’s workforce. Human resource management. Effectively Resourcing the Hospitality Organisation: Job design. Recruitment. Selection. Appointment and induction. Developing the Human Resource: Performance management. Training. Management development. Rewards and Remuneration: Job evaluation. Administration of wages and salaries. Incentives. Fringe benefits. The Employment Relationship: Labour turnover and termination of employment. Employee relations. Law of employment. Human resource planning, records and statistics. Labour costs and productivity. HRM & Hospitality: Contemporary Issues: Organizing human resources. Managing people. Managing in an international context. HRM and Multi-Site Hospitality Operations. Customer care and quality. Business ethics. Appendix.

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