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.
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.
The field of professional, academic and vocational qualifications is ever-changing. The new edition of this highly successful and practical guide provides thorough information on all developments. Fully indexed, it includes details on all university awards and over 200 career fields, their professional and accrediting bodies, levels of membership and qualifications. It acts as an one-stop guide for careers advisors, students and parents, and will also enable human resource managers to verify the qualifications of potential employees.
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.
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.
"Endorsed by the Institute of Public Relations, Managing Activism is essential reading for managers and PR practitioners in any organisation vulnerable to activism, be it a company, government, university, institution or charity."--BOOK JACKET.
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...
Now in its 47th edition, British Qualifications 2017 is the definitive one-volume guide to every qualification on offer in the United Kingdom. With an equal focus on vocational studies, this essential guide has full details of all institutions and organizations involved in the provision of further and higher education and 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 education. It is compiled and checked annually to ensure accuracy of information.
Now in its fourth edition, this bestselling guide to modern management techniques is the ideal companion for all managers, as well as an essential reference for business students. A Handbook of Management Techniques boasts over 100 systematic and analytical methods used by managers to assist in decision-making and to improve efficiency and effectiveness. The techniques contained in this weighty tome (over 700 pages) cover all fields of modern management. Diagrams support the text throughout and, as always, the acclaimed author, Michael Armstrong writes in an accessible and easy-to-read style.
If you need to conduct market research for your company, a good questionnaire is a vital tool. Questionnaire Design covers anything and everything you need to know about constructing the perfect questionnaire for your business. Taking you through every step of the process, and encouraging you to really think about what you are asking, and what data you want to find out, Questionnaire Design is an essential guide for marketers everywhere. Whether you are a student of marketing, have market research skills that need updating, or simply want a handbook to refer to as the need arises, Questionnaire Design is the book for you. Now fully updated to include vital information about online questionnaires and interviews, their problems and potential, this book will be a useful addition to the bookshelf of every market research practitioner.