Series: Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism

Accounting Essentials for Hospitality Managers

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Volume 17. Accounting Essentials for Hospitality Managers

Published: 26th February 2009 Editors: Chris Guilding
For non-accountant hospitality managers, accounting and financial management is often perceived as an inaccessible part of the business, yet understanding is crucial for success. Using an ‘easy to read’ style, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the most relevant accounting information for managers. It demonstrates how to organise and analyse accounting data to help make informed decisions with confidence. With its highly practical approach, this book: Quickly develops the reader’s ability to adeptly use and interpret accounting information to further organisational decision making and control Demonstrates how an appropriate analysis of financial reports can drive your business strategy forward from a well-informed base Develops mastery of the key accounting concepts through financial decision making cases that take a hospitality manager’s perspective on an issue Sets financial problems in the context of a range of countries and currencies Includes two new chapters on internal control and performance management Offers further resources at Textbooks.Elsevier.com including a suite of worked contextualised cases in Tourism, Events and Sport Management The all new companion website includes the suite of contextualised examples, PowerPoint lectures aligned to each chapter, solutions to all end-of-chapter problems, a student revision test bank and a password protected test bank available to lecturers who adopt this book as required student reading. These resources are SCORM compliant and compatible with institutions’ Learning Management Systems. Dr. Chris Guilding is professor of Hotel management at Griffith University. He is a qualified member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and has held

Additional volumes


Volume 16. Timeshare Management

Published: 30th January 2009 Editors: Tammie Kaufman Conrad Lashley Lisa Ann Schreier

Volume 15. Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management in the Hospitality Industry

Published: 20th November 2008 Editors: Darren Lee-Ross Conrad Lashley

Timeshare Resort Operations

Published: 9th January 2006 Editors: Randall Upchurch Conrad Lashley

Strategic Sports Event Management

Published: 18th May 2004 Editors: Guy Masterman

Culinary Taste

Published: 4th November 2003 Editors: Donald Sloan

Business Development in Licensed Retailing

Published: 31st July 2002 Editors: Conrad Lashley Guy Lincoln

Financial Management for Hospitality Decision Makers

Published: 12th June 2002 Editors: Chris Guilding

Understanding the Hospitality Consumer

Published: 14th May 2002 Editors: Alastair Williams

In Search of Hospitality

Published: 10th September 2001 Editors: Conrad Lashley Alison Morrison

Empowerment: HR Strategies for Service Excellence

Published: 19th June 2001 Editors: Conrad Lashley

In Search of Hospitality

Published: 1st May 2000 Editors: Conrad Lashley Alison Morrison

Franchising Hospitality Services

Published: 1st May 2000 Editors: Conrad Lashley Alison Morrison

Stats To Go

Published: 1st May 2000 Editors: John Buglear

Strategic Questions in Food and Beverage Management

Published: 1st May 2000 Editors: Roy C. Wood

Hospitality Retail Management

Published: 27th April 2000 Editors: Conrad Lashley