By Marion Zimmer Bradley

ISBN-10: 2266111388

ISBN-13: 9782266111386

Le jeune Larry Montray arrive sur Ténébreuse avec son père, fonctionnaire terrien de l'astroport. Bien que n'y étant jamais venu auparavant, il s'y despatched comme chez lui. Au cours de ses promenades, il se lie avec Kennard Alton, un adolescent de son âge. begin alors cette nouvelle aventure d'un terrien qui va découvrir les subtilités de l. a. tradition de Ténébreuse.

L'intrigue se situe à l'époque de Damon Ridenow — dont Kennard Alton est d'ailleurs le neveu — mais à aucun second on ne retrouve les thématiques ni même les évènements des trois autres tomes de ce cycle. Il y a là un décalage qui casse quelque peu los angeles dynamique d'ensemble du cycle. Même s'il se lit agréablement, cet épisode ne fait qu'enchaîner les events manquées de mieux approfondir l'univers de Ténébreuse, ce qui est très frustrant pour le lecteur. Quelques réflexions intéressantes sont esquissées sur l'évolution des sociétés, avec l. a. comparaison entre terriens et ténébrans, très différents, bien qu'issus de los angeles même souche. Mais los angeles half est faite trop belle aux tribulations des deux children, avec strength rebondissements et beaucoup de bons sentiments.

Avec ses deux héros teenagers, L'étoile du hazard aurait été mieux placé dans une assortment de littérature jeunesse. Il y a là une évidente erreur de casting, et de ce fait ce roman se situe bien en dessous de ce que l'on est en droit d'attendre dans le cadre d'un projet aussi ambitieux. Ce caractère très inégal est du reste l'un des désagréments du cycle de Ténébreuse.

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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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