Managing for Quality in the Hospitality Industry

Managing for Quality in the Hospitality Industry

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This practical Quality Management text focuses on meeting the expectations of internal customers, external customers, and owner/investors-the backbones of any organization and its culture. Integrating theories and real-life examples to illustrate how to achieve high quality, the authors add credibility to the process by sharing their successful quality management experience in a contemporary case history - while simplifying the most important elements in managing quality in the hospitality industry.show more

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  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 205.7 x 271.8 x 12.7mm | 725.76g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0130945897
  • 9780130945891

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This practical Quality Management book focuses on meeting the expectations of internal customers, external customers, and owner/investors-the backbones of any organization and its culture. Integrating theories and real-life examples to illustrate how to achieve high quality, the authors add credibility to the process by sharing their successful quality management experience in a contemporary case history - while simplifying the most important elements in managing quality in the hospitality industry. Chapter topics cover how to tap an organization's hidden strengths, team effectiveness, the tools of the trade, assessing and implementing quality, leadership, and quality life. For Managers of Quality, General Managers, owners, executives and other personnel in the hotel, restaurant, and club industries.show more

Table of contents

1. An Overview of Managing for Quality. 2. Champions of Quality. 3. Quality Management. 4. Tapping the Organization's Hidden Strengths. 5. Team Effectiveness. 6. Serving External Customers. 7. CQI Journey. 8. The Tools of the Trade. 9. Strategic Quality Plan.10. Assessing Quality.11. Implementing Quality.12. Leading Quality.13. Quality Life.14. Final Thoughts.Appendix. Tools of the Trade Tear Out Sheets.show more

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