By Jack McDevitt

ISBN-10: 0061828823

ISBN-13: 9780061828829

November 2011 Retail ePub

The Roadmakers left in simple terms ruins in the back of -- yet what great ruins! Their concrete highways nonetheless pass the continent. Their cups, combs and jewellery are present in each Illyrian domestic. They left in the back of a legend,too -- a hidden sanctuary referred to as Haven, the place even now the secrets and techniques in their civilization may nonetheless be found.

Chaka's brother was once a type of who sought to discover Haven and not back. yet now Chaka has inherited an extraordinary Roadmaker artifact -- a booklet known as A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court -- which has encouraged her to persist with in his footsteps. accumulating an not going band of partners round her, Chaka embarks upon a trip the place she's going to come upon bloodthirsty rirver pirates, digital ghosts who mourn their misplaced civilization and machines that skim over the floor and air. eventually, the gang will examine the reality approximately their very own mysterious earlier.

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Jones and Hamilton (1992:95) conclude that management lack effort in developing a yield culture, but also state that: "Because YM is complex and because it depends significantly in information teclinology, involving people is difficuh". According to Jones and Hamilton (1992), the first stage in implementing a YM culture is ensuring everybody within the organisation understands the phenomenon. Brotherton and Mooney (1992) support this view, implying that hoteliers must concentrate primarily on people and that organisational and software programmes are less important.

The Rooms Division Manager made sure that people understood new procedures, and how important it was that what you put in is what gets passed to the YM system, so I think that has been done well. RM. Memo's, reception meetings, training. They probably weren 't told there was to be a change. I learnt more about it, and as things change I try and tell my staff, and try and explain as much as I know, but what I don't know I can't pass on. Table 9: What commitment have employees made to YM procedures?

The paper concludes by proposing a series of practical recommendations for practitioners. 2 Methodology Given the existence of a reasonably substantial body of literature on yield management, a deductive approach to designing this research was considered to be the most appropriate. The initial work consisted of a review of the pertinent literature to estabUsh the current state of knowledge on the issues that the research was to address. The results obtained from this literature review were, then, used as a basis to compile the interview questions that comprised the main empirical data collection instrument.

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