“Management in the hospitality field centers on people. Professor Chesser’s presentation of the key areas in human resource management applied to the hospitality professional provides an excellent foundation for all aspiring leaders with a path to mastery of techniques to develop and coordinate others. Competencies in the areas ranging from the hiring process, performance evaluation, teamwork, training, to change, diversity and discrimination provide students with a good working knowledge of primary HR management components. The case studies in the text provide students with realistic, specific situations that facilitate learning through critical thinking, discussion, and problem-solving. In total, Dr. Chesser’s format prepares individuals for the challenging and exciting world of management in a hospitality context using effective techniques in both presentation and content.”
—Robert J. Harrington, Professor, School in Hospitality Business Management in the Carson College of Business, Washington State University
This new textbook provides a complete study of human resource management from the perspective of management and operation in a hospitality environment. The hospitality industry continues to grow every day, bringing new challenges and opportunities. This up-to-date textbook provides the information on effective human resource management that managers need to know to succeed in today’s competitive hospitality business environment.
About the Authors / Editors:
Jerald Chesser, EdD
Professor, Collins College of Hospitality Management, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California
Jerald Chesser, EdD, is an internationally recognized author, speaker, and educator. He is a Professor in the Collins College of Hospitality Management at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. He has taught human resource management and leadership for the hospitality industry at the university level for over twenty years. He has taught culinary arts at the high school, community college, and university levels. Dr. Chesser has served as dean at two universities. His areas of publication and research include human resource management, leadership, and culinary arts, including the books The Art and Science of Culinary Preparation and The World of Culinary Management: Leadership and Development of Human Resources, 5th Edition.
Dr. Chesser earned certification from the National Restaurant Association as a Foodservice Management Professional and the American Culinary Federation as an Executive Chef and Culinary Educator. He is a trustee of the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation and was co-creator of and has served since its inception as lead judge for the National ProStart Invitational competition. Dr. Chesser has received numerous honors, including induction into the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation’s College of Diplomates and the American Academy of Chefs. He has received the Henry Award from the American Culinary Federation and the Research Chef’s Association’s Lifetime Achievement award.
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