Sustainability, Social Responsibility, and Innovations in the Hospitality Industry

 A reference on sustainability, social responsibility, and green practices in hospitality and tourism, this book presents innovative research methods in sustainability, state-of-the-art research by leading internationally recognized scholars on this topic, providing an excellent source of quality research. Readers can expect to find several new ways to pursue research in sustainability.The

Der Ingenieur als GmbH-Geschaeftsfuehrer: Grundwissen, Haftung, Vertragsgestaltung [German]

In der nunmehr 7. Auflage des Buches wurden die rechtlichen Ausfuhrungen, das Kapitel uber Steuern der GmbH sowie die Jahresbezuge von Geschaftsfuhrern aktualisiert.

 Die meisten GmbHs werden von Geschaftsfuhrern geleitet, die weder Juristen noch Betriebswirte sind. Deshalb gibt dieses Buch wichtige Hinweise zu Themen wie Haftungsfragen, Strafvorschriften, Sorgfaltspflichtverletz

Komplexitaetsmanagement mit der K-Methode: Preisdefinition, IT und Controlling im Einkauf von Packmitteln

Das Buch beschreibt die K-Methode, die von den Autoren entwickelt wurde. Die K-Methode dient dazu, ein komplexes Portfolio von zeichnungsgebundenen Materialien einer Einkaufskategorie (z.B. Etiketten) preislich mit Lieferanten zu verhandeln und zu verwalten. Die Grundidee besteht darin, dass nicht jedes einzelne Material aufgrund seiner einzigartigen Spezifikation einen eigenen Preis erhalt, so

Informationsmanagement, Auflage: 6 (German Edition)

Informationsmanagement hat die Aufgabe, den im Hinblick auf das Unternehmensziel bestmoglichen Einsatz der Ressource Information zu gewahrleisten. Dieses Buch vermittelt die zentrale Einsicht, dass Informations- und Kommunikationstechniken nicht nur Rationalisierungsmoglichkeiten eroffnen, sondern vor allem Gestaltungsmoglichkeiten fur Organisation und neue Geschaftsmodelle bieten. Somit kann d

Business Intelligence for New-Generation Managers: Current Avenues of Development

Executives in Europe have significantly expanded their role in operations – in parallel to their strategic leadership. At the same time, they need to make decisions faster than in the past. In these demanding times, a redesigned Business Intelligence (BI) should support managers in their new roles. This book summarizes current avenues of development helping managers to perform their jobs

Complete Guide to Security and Privacy Metrics: Measuring Regulatory Compliance, Operational Resilience, and ROI

While it has become increasingly apparent that individuals and organizations need a security metrics program, it has been exceedingly difficult to define exactly what that means in a given situation. There are hundreds of metrics to choose from and an organizations mission, industry, and size will affect the nature and scope of the task as well as the metrics and combinations of metrics appropr

The Professional Recruiter's Handbook: Delivering Excellence in Recruitment Practice

As recruitment becomes ever more important to a business trying to achieve its corporate objectives, professional recruiters and staffers must raise their game, delivering new and innovative solutions.

This second edition addresses the many changes that have happened in the field of recruitment over the last five years including the growth of internal recruitment expertise within orga

The Entrepreneurial Spirit of African American Inventors

Successful entrepreneurs and inventors share valuable characteristics like self-confidence, perseverance, and the ability to conceptualize unrealized solutions or opportunities. However, another personality trait has been required for African Americans wishing to become business owners, creative thinkers, or patent holders: a willingness to overcome the additional barriers placed before them be