Facoltà di Scienze Economiche, Giuridiche e Politiche. Economia e Gestione dei Servizi Turistici Lingua Inglese UNIT 4 – HOTEL MANAGEMENT. Olga Denti a.a. 2013/2014. THE HOTEL INDUSTRY. COMPLEXITY & COMPETITION CHAINS or CORPORATIONS (Radisson SAS, Sheraton) INDEPENDENT HOTELS
Facoltà di Scienze Economiche,Giuridiche e Politiche Economia e Gestione dei Servizi Turistici Lingua Inglese UNIT 4 – HOTEL MANAGEMENT Olga Denti a.a. 2013/2014
THE HOTEL INDUSTRY COMPLEXITY & COMPETITION CHAINS or CORPORATIONS (Radisson SAS, Sheraton) INDEPENDENT HOTELS UPMARKET, MID-MARKET, BUDGET & ECONOMY LUXURY, NICHE CONSORTIUM – membership -> wider markets The HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY
HOTEL STRUCTURE • ROOMS (front office, reservations, house keeping, maintenance) • FOOD & BEVERAGES (food production, room service, restaurants, bars) • COMMERCIAL DEPARTMENT (sales & marketing, accounting) • HUMAN RESOURCES (employee recruitment, training) • HR Management: performance; motivation, sense of belonging & teamwork
Recruitment THE INTERNATIONAL LABOUR MARKET AND HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT Wages-Salary-Pay-Remuneration-earnings Perks – fringebenefits Monetary(salary, benefits, prizes) and non-monetaryincentives(newprojects, promotions). Non-monetaryways induce attachmentto the firm/company
Employment THE INTERNATIONAL LABOUR MARKET AND HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT The performance dimensiononlylooks at salary. The qualitydimensionlooks at productivity
Employment VERBS: Employ; hire (for a short time or for a particularpurpose, BE); appoint; recruit; assign; train; dismiss; sack (infml); fire Wehired (employed) an advertising company to help sell ournewproduct; We are goingtoappoint a newhistoryteacher Mostof the managersthere are recruitedfromabroad Ifyou’re late again, you’llbedismissed I’ve just beensacked
JOB (c); WORK (U); OCCUPATION (formal) What you do to earn your living Skilled/unskilled work He’s been out of job for months; I could never do a nine-to-five job; Please state your occupation on the form; Foreigners need a work permit I go to work by train ALSO: She put a lot of work into writing her thesis; Work on the tunnel will begin soon; POST/POSITIONmore formal for a particular job. He has been appointed to the post/position of managing director
Employment Human resources departments are responsible for recruiting new personnel. Candidates (applicants) are initially asked to provide a curriculum vitae (CV) or resumé (AmE) which gives information about their qualifications, experience and skills. The recruiter then screens the applications and selects candidates for interview. Successful applicants are hired and put on the payroll.
Employment applicant; application; application form; apply; candidate; curriculum vitae; employment agencies; interview; job description; job vacancies; references; short-listed Many people looking for work read the (1) ………………………….advertised in newspapers by companies and (2)…………………………. To reply to an advertisement is to (3) ……………….. for a job. (You become a (4)………………..or an (5)…………………………..) You write an (6) ………………….., or fill in the company’s (7) …………………………, and send it, along with your (8) ………………….. and a covering letter. You often have to give the names of two people who are prepared to write (9) …………………………….. for you. If your qualifications and abilities match the (10) ………………………………., you might be (11) …………………….., i.e. selected to attend an (12) ……………………………………
Managing a hotel • /ˌsætɪsˈfækʃən/ • /rɪˈwɔːd/ • /ɪmˈpaʊəmənt/ • /ˈtiːmw3ːk/ • /stɑːf//pəˈfɔːməns/ • /ˈkwɒlɪtɪ/ • /ˌrepjʊˈteɪʃən/
Two questions that can change your life http://vimeo.com/8480171 The surprising truth about what motivates us… Drive - push, boost, force; provide the power to operate (a machine). - urge or force to move in a specified direction. - induce to act in a particular way: he was driven by ambition, by motivation
Two questions that can change your life http://vimeo.com/8480171 1- What’s my sentence? CREATE YOUR OWN SENTENCE AND USE IT TO NAVIGATE YOUR LIFE 2- Was I better today than I was yesterday?
Managing a hotel Which adjectives below describe positive aspects of someone’s character? Which describe negative aspects? decisive open passionate energetic balanced charismatic ruthless impulsive straight careful motivating informal flexible accessible thoughtful adventurous uncaring lunatic moderate aggressive
Vocabulary on recruitment : Match the words and phrases 1-3 with the definitions a-c • Apprenticeship • Work placement • Graduate trainee scheme • Students often take a temporary job during their studies – for little or no pay – because they want to get experience • Big companies accept a number of newly qualified people to work for one year. They get general experience by working in different departments. They may or may not get a permanent job at the end. • A young person learns a skill or trade by working under supervision in a company. They have a contract to work there for a fixed number of years 1c, 2a, 3b
Read parts of four adverts from a careers magazine. Write in these missing words. interview / scheme / contract / find / ads / resume / trade / apprenticeship / apply / headhunting We currently have three vacancies on our graduate trainee ____________. You can ___________ online at… Please send us a copy of your ____________. Selected candidates will attend an ____________ at the end of this month. Learn a ____________ and join a local firm! We would like to offer an _____________ in building. You receive training and a five-year fixed _____________. Are you having problems finding staff? Or perhaps you’re tired of scanning the job ____________ for a new position. Contact us. We’re the experts in ____________ professionals for key management roles. Let us ___________ the right person for the right job.
Phonetics [ə'plaɪ] ['kʌvərɪŋ] ['letə(r)] ['haɪə(r)] ['faɪə(r)] [ʃɔrt /ʃɔːt] [lɪst] ['ɪntə(r)vjuː] ['hjuːmən] [rɪ'sɔrs ,-z- /-'sɔːs ,-z-] [sɪ'lekʃn] [rəʊl] [prə'sɪːdʒə(r)] [æm'bɪʃn] [ɪn‚θjuːzɪ'æstɪk] [dʒɑb /dʒɒb] [wɜrk /wɜːk] ['leɪbə(r)]
WORD BUILDING p.78 • VERB NOUN PERSON • MAKE A FORMAL REQUEST APPLICATION • 2. TEST OF SOMEONE’S SKILLS EVALUATE • 3. ASK A CANDIDATE QUESTIONS INTERVIEWER • 4. MAKE A PLAN FOR SOMETHING DESIGN • THAT WILL BE BUILT • 5. EVALUATE ASSESS • 6. PROCESS BY WHICH PEOPLE • EXCHANGE INFORMATION TRANSACTOR • 7. CHOOSE SOMEONE FOR A POSITION EMPLOY
Vocabulary Complete these sentences with the word in brackets. Change the form if necessary; e.g. apply – application – applicant 1 Usually we begin by putting an ________________________ in the newspaper. (advertise) 2 Then we spend a week or so studying each of the ________________________ . (apply) 3 Without the right ________________________ the CV is thrown away immediately. (qualify) 4 We make ________________________ with each of the successful candidates for an initial telephone interview. (appoint)
5 We can ________________________ someone’s basic communication skills this way. (evaluate) 6 The best ________________________ are then invited for a face-to-face meeting. (interview) 7 We speed up the whole process by creating ________________________ files on the computer. (person) 8 The whole ________________________ procedure takes just over three weeks. (select)
3 Match the verbs in 1-6 to the nouns a-f. 1_______2_______3_______4_______5_______6_______ 1 fix 2 attend 3 take 4 make 5 evaluate 6 complete a a formal request b a form c a test d performance e a deadline f a conference
Word building Suffixes: -ion, -er, -ation, -or, -ing
Phonetics - [praɪs] [fɔːl] [‚ɪnɪk'spensɪv][tʃiːp] [tʃɑːdʒ] [ləʊ] [haɪ] [ʃɑp/ʃɒp] ['peɪmənt] [‚'ekə'nɑmɪkl/-nɒm-] ['mɑrkɪt /'mɑːkɪt] [ɪn'krɪːs] [weɪdʒ] ['prɑfɪt /'prɒ-] ['mɑrdʒɪn /'mɑːdʒɪn] [fɪ'næns / 'faɪnæns]