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Professional Catering: The Modern Caterer's Complete Guide to Success

Author(s): Stephen Shiring, Elizabeth J. Shiring

Professional Catering structurally applies by design key essential and emerging management, marketing, strategic management, and supply chain concepts empowering the student, practitioner, event planner, chef, or aspiring entrepreneur with the appropriate knowledge, tools, and Tips from the Trade to...

Event Planning and Management: Communicating Theory and Practice

Author(s): Leeanne McManus, Stephanie Verni, Mary Elizabeth Rouse

Event Planning: Communicating Theory & Practice, 2nd edition, offers a unique approach that connects concepts in communication to practical event planning ideas. Understanding the “why” behind successful events is fundamental to creating unique and successful experiences for companies, organizations...

Cruise Ship Management and Leadership: Hospitality on the High Seas

Author(s): Frederick DeMicco, Ryan Wootten

Cruise Ship Management & Leadership provides students with an integrated approach to learning the basics of Cruise Ship Management and cruise career opportunities. Students will receive an overview of the cruise ship management environment, the functional areas of cruise ship management, including m...

Communication Ethics Literacy: Dialogue and Difference

Author(s): Janie Fritz, Leeanne McManus, Michael Kearney

Communication ethics is imperative in the 21st century as the prevalence of conflicting opinions endangers successful, respectful communication. Utilizing a dialogic approach to ethical communication, Communication Ethics Literacy: Dialogue & Difference provides a timely review of classic communicat...

Small Group Communication: Principles in Action

Author(s): Teresa M. Patterson, Cynthia Luna

The uncertainty of instructional delivery during the Covid-19 crisis has created new challenges for community college instructors. Many instructors have been forced to instantly shift from the brick and mortar classroom to a virtual online environment.  In addition, many companies and organizations ...

Discovering Answers: Research Methods for Public Relations

Author(s): Donnalyn Pompper

Welcome to the strategic and creative world of research methods for addressing organizational problems and maximizing opportunities with clear goals and objectives—and evaluating strategic public relations campaigns and projects. Curiosity drives the public relations engine as we seek to discover as...

Learning About Dance: Dance as an Art Form and Entertainment

Author(s): Nora Ambrosio

New Ninth Edition Now Available!Learning about Dance: Dance as an Art Form and Entertainment introduces students to the exciting, daring, ever-changing, and dynamic world of dance.Learning about Dance invites readers to experience the artistry and excitement of the dance world. The publication prese...

Content Area Literacy

Author(s): Jerry Johns, Paula Di Domenico, Rachel Lesinski-Roscoe

Content Area Literacy: Toolkit of Disciplinary Strategies for Middle and High School considers various professionals who may find its content useful:professors teaching a content area or disciplinary literacy coursemiddle and high school teachers working directly with students literacy and instructi...

Global Enterprise: The Theory & Practice of International Business

Author(s): Eugene Paul Kim, Roger Philips, Stanley Klatka, Jonathan Opata, Virginia A Suveiu, Robert Austin

Global Enterprise – Theory and Practice is a multi-authored textbook on international business providing an alternative to the standard, bland, encyclopedic international business textbooks on the market today.  The emphasis here is on teaching students usable skills and knowledge in the context of ...

Improv(e) Business: Developing Skills for Personal and Professional Success

Author(s): Gary Shields, Rico Bruce Wade, Kari Goetz

Being able to improvise and adapt to changing environments is an important skill. So important, in fact, that most people improvise something in their lives every single day, given the complexity of our lives and the ubiquitous nature of change in modern society. Despite the frequency of improvising...