Managing Housekeeping Operations, Third Revised Edition – Digital

Cleanliness is king!

Big-picture strategies to detailed techniques–learn how vital housekeeping is to hospitality.

Managing Housekeeping Operations, Third Revised Edition – Digital
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Managing Housekeeping Operations, Third Revised Edition – Digital

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Housekeeping is critical to the success of today's hospitality operations. The third edition of this textbook shows what it takes to direct day-to-day operations of this department, from big-picture management issues to technical details for cleaning each area.

Featured topics:

  • Energy management, sustainability and "green" housekeeping (microfiber mops, reusing linens/towels, chemical use, green lighting, etc.)
  • Post 9/11 security issues
  • Health concerns (bedbugs, mold, viral outbreaks)
  • Amenities and guestroom furnishings (bathrobes, triple sheeting, higher thread counts, "bed wars," pillow menus, wireless Internet, etc.)
  • Human resources (diversity, recruitment challenges, immigration reform laws, turnover, selection and interviewing)

Authors: Aleta A. Nitschke, The Rooms Chronicle, and William D. Frye, Ph.D., Niagara University

©2008, 14 Chapters, Digital

ISBN 978-1-949324-57-0

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Cleanliness is king!

Big-picture strategies to detailed techniques–learn how vital housekeeping is to hospitality.

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