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Managing Housekeeping Operations, Third Revised Edition

$80.95

Housekeeping is critical to the success of today’s hospitality operations. The third edition of this textbook shows what it takes to direct day-to-day operations of this department, from big-picture management issues to technical details for cleaning each area. This edition has been completely revised with more than 100 pages of new content and two new chapters, reflecting the extensive changes in the hotel industry.

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Managing Housekeeping Operations, Third Revised Edition

Housekeeping is critical to the success of today's hospitality operations. The third edition of this textbook shows what it takes to direct day-to-day operations of this department, from big-picture management issues to technical details for cleaning each area.

Featured topics:

  • Energy management, sustainability and "green" housekeeping (microfiber mops, reusing linens/towels, chemical use, green lighting, etc.)
  • Post 9/11 security issues
  • Health concerns (bedbugs, mold, viral outbreaks)
  • Amenities and guestroom furnishings (bathrobes, triple sheeting, higher thread counts, "bed wars," pillow menus, wireless Internet, etc.)
  • Human resources (diversity, recruitment challenges, immigration reform laws, turnover, selection and interviewing)

Please note:

  • Includes scan sheet for AHLEI-graded final exam for academic certificate of completion for students enrolled in a school program.
  • To be eligible to take the final exam and earn a certificate of completion for this course, you must either be enrolled at a school or enrolled as a Distance Learning student through AHLEI. Distance Learning students MUST order their textbooks through the online application; textbooks purchased through the online store will NOT include the necessary final exam.

Authors: Aleta A. Nitschke, The Rooms Chronicle, and William D. Frye, Ph.D., Niagara University

©2008, 14 Chapters, Softbound

ISBN 978-0-86612-336-5

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