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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, 3rd 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...

Policing for the 21st Century: Realizing the Vision of Police in a Free Society

Author(s): Christine Gardiner, Matthew J Hickman

Policing for the 21st Century: Realizing the Vision of Police in a Free Society provides a thematic overview of policing and its role in American society. This text is unique in that it provides extensive information about how police identify community problems, the methods police use to respond to ...

A Criminological Guide and Theoretical Analysis of Serial Killers and Infamous Murders

Author(s): John Paul, Michael Birzer, Robert Holland

Much of the general public’s knowledge of serial killers is a product of sensationalized and stereotypical presentations in the media. It’s time to break free of what we think we know and draw our information from factual analysis.Serial Killers provides an interdisciplinary approach to the study of...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...