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Geology of National Parks

Author(s): David A. Foster, David Hacker, Ann G Harris

The National Parks of the United States preserve our nation's iconic landscapes and some of the finest examples of geologic heritage. From glaciers to caves, volcanoes to canyons, or mountains to coral reefs, the nation's geologic features and landforms have been an important part of the American ex...

Starting Your Career in Sport, Entertainment and Venue Management

Author(s): Steven Taylor, Matthew Garrett

Every organization in sport, entertainment, and venue management struggles to find employees that “get it.” Very few have any idea of what working in this industry is really like. Even fewer are willing to put in the effort required.Starting Your Career in Sport, Entertainment, & Venue Management he...

Peer-to-Peer Leadership: Research-Based Strategies for Peer Mentors and Peer Educators

Author(s): Greg Metz, Joseph B Cuseo, Aaron Thompson

Peer-to-Peer Leadership: Research-Based Strategies for Peer Mentors and Peer Educators is designed to help student leaders navigate each step in the process of leadership development. It touches all the bases of effective leadership, equipping students with an arsenal of powerful leadership practice...

The Resident Assistant: Applications and Strategies for Working with College Students in Residence Halls

Author(s): Gregory Blimling, DENISE BAUMANN

The resident assistant (RA) is the foundation of every residence life program. These student-staff members face difficult challenges as they guide and support their peers through the college experience. The Resident Assistant, by Gregory Blimling and Denise Baumann, provides a comprehensive text for...

Strategic Communications for PR, Social Media and Marketing

Author(s): Laurie J Wilson, Joseph Ogden, Chris Wilson

New Eighth Edition Now Available!Millennials, once the darlings of every marketing campaign, are now “old.” They have been replaced by Gen Zs. And we are already observing the unique behaviors and character traits of Gen Alpha, the first group to be born entirely in the 21st century.The metamorphosi...

Cooking for the Hospitality Industry

Author(s): Jodi Lee Duryea

It is important to have a basic understanding of what is going on in the kitchen no matter what area of the hospitality industry your focus is. Cooking for the Hospitality Industry is ideal for anyone going into any area of Hospitality. While outlining the basic structure of commercial kitchens, ...

Effective Advertising & Social Media: Strategy & Analytics

Author(s): Gerard Tellis

Effective Advertising & Social Media: Strategy & Analytics integrates a vast literature in consumer behavior and quantitative marketing on when, how, and why advertising works, in the new environment of social media. The book is in three parts. Part I explains the importance of advertising, th...

Organizational Psychology and Behavior: An Integrated Approach to Understanding the Workplace

Author(s): Zinta Byrne

Based off the author’s extensive industrial, consultative, research, and teaching experience, Organizational Psychology and Behavior: An Integrated Approach to Understanding the Workplace integrates organizational psychology and organizational behavior in one comprehensive package.   Written in a...

Casing the Family: Theoretical and Applied Approaches to Understanding Family Communication

Author(s): Sarah Symonds-LeBlanc, Sydney O'Shay

New Second Edition Now Available!There is no one strict definition of family communication, because each family is different.Sarah Symonds LeBlanc and Sydney O’Shay's Casing the Family: Theoretical and Applied Approaches to Understanding Family Communication fuses case studies with communication the...

Hospitality Sales Decision Theory: Case Study Approach: Analyzing Economic Benefits

Author(s): Jennifer Calhoun, Brett Gallagher

In the business world there are demands made on professionals to be productive and to enhance the bottom line of their organizations. Hospitality Sales Decision Theory: Measuring the Economic Benefits utilizes a case study approach. This approach is centered on decision theory and on the use of a...
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