Accounting and Financial Management
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Accounting and Financial Management: developments in the international hospitality industry presents new and innovative research and developments in the field of accounting and financial management as it relates to the work of managing enterprises and organisations in the international hospitality industry.
The content contains contributions from a rich source of international researchers, academics and practitioners including, university and college lecturers, professional accountants and consultants and senior managers involved in a wide range of teaching, scholarship, research, and consultancy in the hospitality industry worldwide. The material is drawn from their work and experience and relates directly to the management of hospitality undertakings. Therefore the up to date case studies and examples used are taken from a wide ranging of companies across the industry including large international chains such as Sheraton, Holiday Inn, and Intercontinental.
Divided into three parts: Performance Management, Information Management and Asset Management the book tackles the following issues amongst others:
* Performance management in the international hospitality industry
* Benchmarking: measuring financial success
* The profit planning framework
* Making room rate pricing decisions
* Hotel asset management UK and US perspectives
* Lowering risk to enhance hospitality firm value
Accounting and Financial Management: developments in the international hospitality industry presents current developments drawn from a combination of live fieldwork and practical experience and therefore will content will appeal to a wide-ranging readership including practising managers and financial controllers in hospitality organisations, professional accountants and consultants, postgraduate candidates studying for master's degrees in hospitality management, and final year undergraduate students of hospitality management who elect to take an accounting option.
Taylor and Francis
; May 2012
352 pages; ISBN 9781136431531Read online
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Title: Accounting and Financial Management
Author: Peter Harris; Marco Mongiello
In the press
"...the managers should be reading this." - Accounting Today, Sept. 17, 2006
"As a whole, the book excellently serves its primary objective of presenting new research and developments in hospitality accounting and financial management. The targeted readers of hospitality managers, professional accountants and consultants, students, educators, and researchers will find the book a perfect reference to enhance their knowledge of the latest developments in the field."
Rob Law, School of Hotel and Tourism Management, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
"This is a book that every hotelier should have in his office for references. Several parts of the "Accounting and Financial Management"
section cover 360° our new global hotel world, from Productivity & Performances to Asset Management & Benchmarking.
This book is very informative and the captivating style kept my interest alive from the beginning to the end.
Peter Harris & Marco Mongiello have conducted an outstanding overview of the hotel global economy and I have been able to better understand some of the economic forces that drive our hotel business."
Mr Emanuele Nasi General Manager of
Sheraton Roma Hotel & Conference Center