Casinos: Organization and Culture : 9780131748125

Casinos: Organization and Culture

 
Edition
 
1
ISBN
 
9780131748125
ISBN 10
 
0131748122
Published
 
03/04/2009
Published by
 
Pearson Higher Ed USA
Pages
 
160
Format
 
Out of stock
 
Title type
Book
$125.99
 
 
 
Description

A special series addressing casinos and casino management.

 

Designed to uncover the inner workings of a casino, this five book series tackles a variety of topics–from gaming methods, to financial controls, to marketing, to organization and culture. Each book covers a topic in-depth and offers a unifying management perspective. Aspiring students and current employees will benefit from the contributions industry professionals have made to these texts. Featuring a flexible design and accompanying instructor manual, the books can be used separately or together to provide a consistent curriculum for majors, minors and certification programs.

Table of contents

 Table of Contents

 

Chapter 1         An Introduction to Casino Organization and Culture

Chapter 2         Organization Structure of the Facility

Chapter 3         Casino Departments and Functions

Chapter 4         The Casino Hotel

Chapter 5         Food & Beverage

Chapter 6         Meeting, Conventions and Entertainment

Chapter 7         Casino Culture

Chapter 8         Lifestyle Impact

Chapter 9         Human Resource Issues in Casino Operations

Chapter 10       Responsible Gaming and Addictive Behaviors

Chapter 11       The Casino as a Community Neighbor
Features & benefits

Hallmark Features

 

This five book series includes:

·            Gaming Methods: Games, Probabilities, and Controls

·            The History of Gaming in America: Balancing Costs and Benefits of Legalized Gaming

·            Casino Financial Controls: Tracking the Flow of Money

·            Casino Marketing: Theory and Applications

·            Casinos: Organization and Culture

 

The series’ flexible design makes it easy to use books separately or together.

·            Gives instructors a chance to pick and choose what topics to cover.

·            Provides curriculum for majors, minors and certificate programs.

 

Each book shows the inner workings of a casino from a management perspective.

·            Offers a unique approach that addresses new courses and new career opportunities.

 

Each book provides in-depth information on a specific topic.

·            Offers comprehensive treatment on a number of different subjects rather than a simple superficial overview.

 

Each book includes contributions from experts.

·            Draws on the experience of a variety of professionals in the field.

 

Each book is supported by an accompanying teacher’s manual.

·            Assists instructors and adds consistency to the program.