The hospitality industry employs over two million people in the UK, making it one of the biggest sectors of the economy. Kogan Page Guide to Working in the Hospitality Industry offers explanations of the job roles possible in this diverse field, together with information on qualifications.
A fully updated and revised tenth edition of this classic, best selling textbook. It remains the primary text for all students studying HRM - both undergraduate and postgraduate, as well as for students of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) diploma. The Handbook also continues to be an essential reference source for all managers concerned with personnel and HRM issues. This new edition of A Handbook of Human Resource Management Practice contains a number of significant additions and revisions including substantial revisions to seventeen chapters and new chapters on: Human Capital Management, the Role of the Front Line Manager; HR Strategies; Developing and Implementing HR Strategies and Learning and Development. The new edition also contains updated material based on recent developments in HRM policy and practice and a wide range of surveys and research projects conducted by professional associations and research bodies.
The Professionals' Guide to Publishing is a practical introduction to working in the publishing industry. The authors provide a clear overview of its many functions, including editorial, production, sales and marketing; ensuring that the reader has a firm understanding of their responsibilities and how these departments work cross-functionally. Providing a thorough grounding in how publishing works including information on permissions and the current legal framework; they also examine current and enduring trends in publishing including; networking, supply chains and e-publishing.
Now in its 43rd edition, British Qualifications is the definitive one-volume guide to every qualification on offer in the United Kingdom. With full details of all institutions and organizations involved in the provision of further and higher education, this publication is an essential reference source for careers advisors, students and employers. It also includes a comprehensive and up-to-date description of the structure of further and higher education in the UK. The book includes information on awards provided by over 350 professional institutions and accrediting bodies, details of academic universities and colleges and a full description of the current framework of academic and vocational educational. It is compiled and checked annually to ensure accuracy of information.
The field of professional, academic and vocational qualifications is ever-changing. The new edition of this practical guide provides thorough information on all developments in these areas in the UK. Fully indexed, it includes details on all university awards and over 200 career fields, their professional and accrediting bodies, levels of membership and qualifications. British Qualifications is a unique resource for human resource managers and university admissions officers to verify the qualifications of potential employees and students.
British Vocational Qualifications is an indispensable reference for careers advisors, human resource managers, employers, teachers and students, featuring up-to-date information on over 3,500 vocational qualifications available in the United Kingdom. These include Vocational Qualifications (VQs), National Vocational Qualifications (NVQs), Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs), Related Vocational Qualifications (RVQs) and apprenticeships. The directory also covers the latest developments within the fast-changing field of vocational qualifications, and details of awarding, examining and validating bodies. British Vocational Qualifications is a simple guide for anyone who needs to understand vocational education, whether researching what is available, verifying a qualification for legal purposes, or reviewing where best to study for them.
As the importance of vocational qualifications has become firmly established, the system has become increasingly complex and hard to grasp. Now in its seventh edition, this popular and accessible reference book provides a simple guide for anyone needing information on vocational education. Fully revised and expanded to take into account recent changes in legislation, it provides up-to-date information on over 3500 vocational qualification in the UK, and is an indispensable reference source for careers advisers, human resource managers, employees, teachers and students alike. Divided into five parts, the first clarifies the role of the accrediting and major awarding bodies and explains the ma...
In business, the increasing pressure to achieve makes time management a vital skill. It is necessary to be able to work efficiently and effectively to ensure that one's desired results are achieved - both in one's job, and in one's career. Successful Time Management sets out practical guidelines to help readers do just that. Packed with proven tips and techniques, it helps anyone to review and assess their own time management and adopt new work practices to improve it. Includes great advice on: controlling paperwork; getting and staying organized; delegating and working with others; prioritizing to focus on key issues and prompt the best results. The appendices include a brief assessment of various time management systems such as day, year or meeting planners, action sheets and more Whether under pressure or not, this essential guide will help your readers to reduce time wasting and interruptions, and focus on the priority tasks that lead to success - it could just change their life!
Published with the Association for Coaching, Excellence in Coaching presents cutting-edge thinking in the field of workplace coaching. This comprehensive industry guide enables coaches to achieve personal excellence in a rapidly evolving profession through a collection of best-practice material covering: setting up and running your coaching practice; transpersonal coaching; behavioural coaching (the GROW model); integrative coaching; solution-focused coaching; intercultural coaching; cognitive behavioural coaching; coaching and stress; NLP coaching and coaching ethics. This latest edition has been updated to reflect recent evolvements in the industry and includes brand new chapters on accreditation, evaluating coaching, appreciative inquiry and making the most of a coaching investment.
21st century organizations, across all sectors and of all types, have to cope with an international marketplace where change is frequent and customer expectations continue to rise. The work of business analysis professionals is crucial if organizations are to succeed and grow. If change programmes are to be successful, stakeholder engagement and situation analysis are vital, and to achieve this, senior business people need to display competence in a range of areas, not least of which include the ability to challenge, lead and influence. Business Analysis and Leadership is for anyone involved in business analysis working in any organization worldwide, from financial services to charities, gov...