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)