1st Edition

Handbook of Hospitality Operations and IT

Edited By

Peter Jones

ISBN 9780750687539
Published August 18, 2008 by Routledge
448 Pages

USD $160.00

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Book Description

Handbook of Hospitality Operations and IT provides an authoritative resource for
critical reviews of research into both operations and IT management. Internationally
renowned scholars provide in-depth essays and explanations of case studies, to illustrate
how practices and concepts can be applied to the hospitality industry.

The depth and coverage of each topic is unprecedented. A must-read for hospitality researchers and educators, students and industry practitioners.

Table of Contents

Operations Management theory (Jones); Hospitality systems (Ball); The ‘Servicescape’ (Namasivayam & Lin); Role of the hospitality customer (Canziani); Waiting lines and self-service (Lambert & Wonjae Lee); The service encounter (Sparks & Weber); e-Distribution (O’Connor); ICT and Hospitality Operations (Whitelaw); Outsourcing (Promsivapallop); Operational Performance (Lockwood); Revenue management(Shoemaker); Loss Control and Security (Jones); Managing labour productivity (Christie Mill); Quality management (Affify); Innovation management (Ottenbacher); Chain Operations (Reynolds & DiPietro); Crisis Management (Moggendorf); Environmental Management (Kirk)

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