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Key Concepts in Hospitality Management
     

Key Concepts in Hospitality Management

by Roy C Wood
 

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"Accessibly written and thoughtfully edited, making it essential reading for those studying hospitality and embarking on a career in the industry. "

- Peter Lugosi, Oxford School of Hospitality Management

"This text is a fascinating read... Roy Wood has spent 25 years teaching, researching and writing on the hospitality industry - much of that learning is here

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"Accessibly written and thoughtfully edited, making it essential reading for those studying hospitality and embarking on a career in the industry. "

- Peter Lugosi, Oxford School of Hospitality Management

"This text is a fascinating read... Roy Wood has spent 25 years teaching, researching and writing on the hospitality industry - much of that learning is here in this book. "

- Erwin Losekoot, Auckland University of Technology

"All different aspects of the hospitality industry are elaborated on... All in all a wonderful course book for for our students! "

- Claudia Rothwangl, ITM College

A leading figure in the field, Roy Wood has successfully gathered international contributors with direct experience of hospitality management and the hospitality industry as a whole, ensuring the academic, geographical and practical integrity of the book.

Key Concepts in Hospitality Management is written for undergraduate students and those studying short postgraduate or executive education courses in hospitality management, events management, tourism management and leisure management.

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'Key Concepts in Hospitality Management has been accessibly written and thoughtfully edited, making it essential reading for those studying hospitality and embarking on a career in the industry. The chapters provide concise introductions to core management areas and contemporary issues shaping the industry' -
Peter Lugosi Oxford School of Hospitality Management, UK

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781446200698
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
03/30/2013
Series:
SAGE Key Concepts Series
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Dr Roy C Wood FHEA, FIH, Hon. FCHME, has enjoyed a varied career in hospitality education and training. Amongst the positions he has held are: Professor of Hospitality Management at The Scottish Hotel School, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow; Principal and Managing Director of IMI Institute of Hotel and Tourism Management in Luzern, Switzerland, a private university college; Dean of the Oberoi Hotels Centre of Learning and Development (responsible for both the corporate management training centre and the corporate apprenticeship programme); and Chief Operating Officer of the Gulf Hospitality and Tourism Education Company in Bahrain. Since February 2010 Roy Wood has been Professor in International Hospitality Management at NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands.

Dr Wood is the author, co-author, editor or co-editor of 15 books and over 60 research papers in refereed journals as well as numerous other publications. His first book, Working in Hotels and Catering (Routledge, 1992; second edition 1997) remains a major reference point for the study of employment in the hospitality industry. He co-edited, with Dr Robert Brotherton, The Sage Handbook of Hospitality Management (2008) the current definitive reference work in the hospitality field, and was editor of Key Concepts in Hospitality Management (2013) also published by Sage.

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