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Author(s): RENEE J BOURDEAUX
No greater gift, no greater feeling, no greater calling exists than love. Love acts as a foundation, an emotion, a bridge to understanding those who see the world differently. Love infiltrates life in every interaction, and touches us in ways that no other is able to match.
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 clear, approachable, and conversation-like style, Organizational Psychology and Behavior provides theory, research evidence (to promote more evidence-based practice), and application – making the material useful in all organizations.
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, it is also an excellent source for anyone that wants to cook or improve their knowledge of cooking.
Cooking for the Hospitality Industry features:
Author(s): Jon M Nese, Lee M Grenci, David Babb
A current, thorough, conversational, and scientifically sound resource on meteorology.
A World of Weather: Fundamentals of Meteorology presents basic principles that enable students to gain a “thorough possession” of the underlying scientific principles of meteorology and to be able to think critically about them. This text shows how fundamental concepts fit together to form a conceptual pyramid that explains how the atmosphere really works. It shows students how to apply the concepts learned by offering examples based on real weather data.
Author(s): Christine S Davis, Kenneth A Lachlan
Researchers are like detectives. Both are trying to find something out. Both are asking and answering questions. Both are trying to put together a puzzle to come up with a solution. In both, answering questions leads to more questions. And, in both, seeing patterns is crucial to solving the puzzle.
Author(s): Ronald P Colarusso, Colleen M O'Rourke, MELISSA LEONTOVICH
Good teachers have the desire and ability to accept the challenge of meeting the needs of diverse students in the general education classroom if they are provided with the appropriate knowledge and resources.
Author(s): Theodore A Avtgis, Edward P Polack
Communication-related issues lead to thousands of deaths annually.
The NEW Second Edition Medical Communication: Defining the Discipline creates a more health-conscious society by presenting unique and groundbreaking perspectives on communication in the practice of everyday healthcare – increasing patient safety and literacy.
Author(s): Dominic Infante, Andrew S Rancer, Theodore A Avtgis, Erina L. MacGeorge
Striking a balance in coverage between the extremes of analyzing too many or too few theories, Contemporary Communication Theory examines important theory building activity in the field of communication. The text continues the tradition of being primarily social science based yet includes research and theories from other theoretical paradigms.
The NEW second edition of Contemporary Communication Theory:
Author(s): Clinton Allred, Karen Geismar, Nancy Turner
Nutrition: Real People, Real Choices is a research-driven text that has been developed and tested in response to and in partnership with more than 100 instructors across the country. It is also the product of feedback provided in survey data by hundreds of students. An extensive Instructor’s Manual and Test Bank are available as part of the fully integrated ancillaries. These ancillaries are designed to meet student learning objectives.
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 decision tree to remove some of the guesswork when making decisions about sales bookings at a resort. This approach shows how to achieve desired results to enhance the bottom-line of the resort operation.