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Purchasing : selection and procurement for the hospitality industry

Author: Andrew Hale Feinstein; John M Stefanelli
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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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.  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Hale Feinstein; John M Stefanelli
ISBN: 9780471730088 0471730084
OCLC Number: 131069301
Description: xiv, 786 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. The Concept of Selection and Procurement --
2. Technology Applications in Purchasing --
3. Distribution Systems --
4. Forces Affecting the Distribution Systems --
5. An Overview of the Purchasing Function --
6. The Organization and Administration of Purchasing --
7. The Buyer's Relations with Other Company Personnel --
8. the Purchase Specification: An Overall View --
9. The Optimal Amount --
10. The Optimal Price --
11. The Optimal Payment Policy --
12. The Optimal Supplier --
13. Typical Ordering Procedures --
14. Typical Receiving Procedures --
15. Typical Storage Management Procedures --
16. Security in the Purchasing Function --
17. Fresh Produce --
18. Processed Produce and Other Grocery Items --
19. Dairy Products --
20. Eggs --
21. Poultry --
22. Fish --
23. Meat --
24. beverages --
25. Nonfood Expense Items --
26. Services --
27. Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment.
Responsibility: Andrew Hale Feinstein and John M. Stefanelli.
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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  Read more...

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"...it goes through the topics succinctly and is well written. The chapters cover numerous subjects..." (Supply Management, Thursday 17th January 2008) "Someone new to hospitality...would gain a Read more...

 
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