Marketing Communications is a core textbook for undergraduates and postgraduates studying for a marketing degree or qualification. It covers all areas of integrated marketing communications, advertising, selling and sales promotion, public relations, direct and internet marketing. Presenting the theory and practice through a range of case material and vignettes Marketing Communications is the ideal text for all students of Marketing. Marketing Communications is a core textbook for undergraduates and postgraduates studying for a marketing degree or qualification. It covers all areas of integrated marketing communications, advertising, selling and sales promotion, public relations, direct and internet marketing. Presenting the theory and practice through a range of case material and vignettes Marketing Communications is the ideal text for all students of Marketing.
Database Principles and Design provides students and practitioners with a thorough grounding in theoretical principles before then providing them with the tools required to implement practical systems. To aid learning, the text contains extensive worked examples and sample working programs, and provides helpful assistance with obtaining software necessary to utilise the sample material provided. The new edition has been fully updated and will combine theory and practice as well as integrating design principles with implementation. It also contains plenty of real world, fully worked examples and case studies.
The economic concepts presented in Managerial Economics show you how to use common sense to understand business and solve managerial problems. This innovative text helps you sharpen your economic intuition. With its unique integrative approach, the text demonstrates that important business decisions are interdisciplinary, illustrating how different functions work together. A basic valuation model is constructed and used as the underlying economic model of the firm; each topic is then related to an element of the value maximization model - a process that shows how management integrates accounting, finance, marketing, personnel and production functions. The text also provides an intuitive guide to marginal analysis and basic economic relations.
Tourism: A Modern Synthesis is the core textbook for tourism, focusing on the development and management of tourism in an international context. A strong business and management theme pervades the book reflecting developments in the teaching and content of modern courses. The book is based around the principles of management and includes case studies emphasising this theme. It can be used as a one semester text, but its coverage of a broad range of subjects make it a useful resource throughout a full degree course. The second edition has been completely revised, updated and enhanced to include all of the current issues in tourism such as the impact of terrorism and crime, epidemics and tourism, low-cost airlines, special interest tourism and includes many case studies from diverse and exciting tourism destinations. Comprehensive and up-to-date, Tourism, a Modern Synthesis is a real survey text for students following a degree in Tourism, Hospitality or Leisure, or doing a Tourism course as part of another degree programme.
Drury’s Management & Cost Accounting is the market-leading European text on management accounting and is a comprehensive authority on all aspects of the subject.This accompanying Student’s Manual is a workbook that comprises a set of extra problems and solutions that correspond with the chapters of the main text. Together, the main text and the Student’s manual form an ideal learning package. The problems and solutions allow students to pursue topics in more depth and to concentrate on the application of principles in management and cost accounting. The key topics are covered in detail and provide a superb opportunity to practise answering exam questions, many of which are taken from past papers of professional accountancy bodies such as CIMA, ACCA, AAT, ICAEW and ICAI.
Sales promotion is an increasingly important tool within the overall armoury of marketing communications. Sales promotion has grown dramatically as the communication channel of choice in recent years. Not only can Sales Promotion help marketers achieve specific objectives, it can do so more rapidly than virtually any other area of Marcomms. Sales Promotion is a survey text that provides a sound academic underpinning of sales promotion, illustrated by a variety of current examples drawn from recent promotions worldwide, current sales promotion campaigns and underpinned with wide references to the academic literature. It covers all areas of sales promotion, from the promotions everyone sees on...
This student-centred guide to front office operations in the hotel industry employs a user-friendly approach to encourage self-access and enable students to progress at their own pace independently of the lecturer. Activities are provided throughout to help students move from an understanding of the basic principleds to thinking like a front office person. The chapters follow a typical guest from check-in to check-out, with small detours to other areas and departments. Each chapter includes an end-of-chapter summary, review and discussion questions. there is a detailed glossary of useful terms. The book is suitable for those taking Hotel, Catering and Institutional Operations/Management exam...