This book is the only up-to-date book of its kind that will provide an introduction to franchising, its pros and cons, and other aspects pertinent to restaurant franchises. It is the only guide to franchising written exclusively for food service professionals and is an indispensable resource for anyone wishing to break into one of today's most dynamic service industries.
Since the late 1800s, when the idea was first conceived, the restaurant franchise has become a worldwide phenomenon. Opportunities abound for restaurateurs and food service professionals with the know-how to dive into and stay afloat in the growing, ever-changing sea of franchise operations. With the help of vignettes and case histories, this completely updated new edition toRestaurant Franchising explains operate a successful franchise, from developing a winning franchise concept to demystifying the legal intricacies of franchise agreements.
This book is suitable for classroom use, and an accompanying online instructor's manual is available as a teaching resource for instructors. It includes a template of a syllabus to fit one semester within an academic calendar, and each chapter's contents are highlighted starting with the chapter's objectives. Objectives are designed so that after reading and studying each chapter, the student should be able to complete specific knowledge components. Key teaching elements and points are listed for each chapter, with special emphasis on definitions and terminology. References and other sources for further information are also provided. At the end of each chapter within this book, there is a case study, for which discussion questions are listed. Possible topics for class assignments and field studies are suggested in the instructor's manual. In addition, almost 200 PowerPoint slides are provided for each chapter. Overall this manual is designed to provide teaching aids that will help in making lectures a more productive, interactive, and interesting learning experience for students.
Readers will get practical, first-hand information that will be extremely useful to hospitality academicians and students, as well as corporations that are franchisors and other related restaurant corporations. It will be a valuable book for entrepreneurs and those interested in owning a franchise.
Detective Lane is back, tracking down trouble on the streets of Calgary with his sharp-eyed partner Harper in tow. The duo must find the missing daughter of radio celebrity Bobbie Reddie before it's too late. But is Bobbie really as saintly as her fans believe? Lane must uncover the truth or this time the danger will hit much closer to home.
Summary: This book is an accessible and easy-to-use directory of legal information sources for librarians, lawyers, students and anyone needing legal information. The book covers mainly British and European Union law and includes general material and the main subject areas, including online and internet sources. It also lists reference material, such as legal dictionaries and directories. The book is essentially a directory of information sources, with publishing details (including ISBN), and short comments where useful. Electronic sources are mentioned where relevant, with details of scope and any limitations of coverage. Key Features: Comprehensive and up-to-date (covering electronic sources and important legal developments, including civil procedure and human rights) Covers the massive expansion of information on the web and online services It is based on the author's considerable experience - thus, he has gained a detailed and wide ranging understanding and appreciation of users' needs andareas of interest Practical and easy-to-use The Author: The author works at the London Metropolitan University library. Readership: The book is aimed at academic and law librarians. Lawyers and students will also find the book invaluable. Contents: Introduction General and primary material Main subject areas (includes established texts and substantial works only; reference to the most important and electronic legal sources) - banking/financial services; civil procedure/ courts/legal system; constitutional/administrative/public law/human rights; criminal law; employment law; environmental law; equity and trusts; European Union law; family law; land law/property law; torts Reference material -dictionaries, directories, research guides Main legal publishers Indexes - legal and author i
In clear, easy-to-grasp language, the author covers many of the topics that you will need to know in order to win your dream job and be the first in line for a promotion.
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