On Business Management takes the best thoughts that history and philosophy have offered over time to convey a universal and very simple business management method that is as valid for the sole trader and small business manager, as it is for the Chief Executive Officer of a multi-national business.
Drawing on works by well known and less well known philosophers and historical events, a business management process is crystallised that is a perfect union between today's E-business platforms and the fundamentals of the free market.
Thus providing managers the opportunity to install a competitive management architecture into their business that is naturally sustainable and consistently competitive.
From the International Association of Venue Managers comes an introduction to the industry and business practices of public assembly. From sports arenas to concert halls, amphitheaters, convention centers, and stadiums, venues vary greatly in purpose, in size, and in the needs they must address in order to be successful. However, certain core principles underlie the management of all of them. Public Assembly Venue Management explores these fundamental principles while also providing detailed information about specific types of venues and situations. Topics covered include the history of public venues as well as business management and finance, ticketing, safety and security, and booking. Additionally, detailed examples of invoices, rental agreements, and financial statements illustrate the real-world situations managers can expect to address. Suitable for both graduate and undergraduate courses, this textbook has been designed to address the needs of students and faculty in such disciplines as sports management, event management, and hospitality. Professionals interested in entering the industry or expanding their knowledge will also find Public Assembly Venue Management a valuable resource for their professional development.
Highly regarded for its thorough coverage of turfgrass science and technology,Turfgrass Management, Ninth Edition, addresses the important features of turfgrass systems, interactions, and management. Rich with illustrations, this book unlocks the mysteries of turf and establishes the role of cultural interventions in achieving specific objectives. Among its many updates, this new edition features expanded coverage of history of turf, anatomy and morphology, climatic adaptation, and soil physics.
This compendium gives a comprehensive overview of the history of classical studies. Alphabetically arranged, it provides biographies of over 700 scholars from the fourteenth century onwards who have made their mark on the study of Antiquity. These include the lives, careers and works of classical philologists, archaeologists, ancient historians, students of epigraphy, numismatics, papyrology, Egyptology and the Ancient Near East, philosophers, anthropologists, social scientists, art historians, collectors and writers. The biographies put the scholars in their social, political and cultural contexts while focusing on their scholarly achievements and their contributions to modern classical scholarship
Summary: The purpose of this book is to show that all organisations can save energy and money, and help the environment, by treating it as a management issue. Throughout, the emphasis is on practical management issues. Contents: An overview of energy management A corporate approach Energy purchasing Energy audits and surveys Management information Appraisal Energy, the environment and quality Saving energy through people
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