Purchasing: Selection and Procurement for the Hospitality Industry
Essential information from a manager's perspective-revised for today's industry Within any hospitality business, the purchasing function underlies ... Show synopsis Essential information from a manager's perspective-revised for today's industry Within any hospitality business, the purchasing function underlies every aspect of the operation. Even if they are not purchasing agents, hospitality managers must have a firm grasp of purchasing principles in order to run a successful operation. "Purchasing: Selection and Procurement for the Hospitality Industry, Seventh Edition" offers a revised and updated edition of the foundational resource for this crucial area. The Seventh Edition of this classic book features: In-depth coverage throughout of the latest purchasing technology applicationsThe most current standards and trends in all areas of purchasing: food, furniture, fixtures, and equipmentDiscussions and interviews with industry executives on how purchasing affects their businessA new full-color interior design filled with vibrant color photographsQuestions, problems, experiential exercises, glossary, Web site links, and other practical features The "Seventh Edition" covers not only the latest purchasing techniques and practices, but also provides comprehensive coverage of the timeless principles of this essential topic. From the first steps of selection, to receiving, storing, and managing goods and services, "Purchasing, Seventh Edition" is essential reading for anyone starting or developing a career in hospitality management.