About the Book
This book makes a much-needed contribution to what young leaders know about administrative role and work. It offers great insights into the different administrative challenges a leader faces and provides readers with a rich array of data regarding the mental, emotional, social and physical adjustments accompanying one's transition to leadership role. The author refreshingly moves beyond a mere description of what leaders do as they make their transition to that role and actually helps us gain a sense of the lived experience of becoming and being a successful leader. The book gives a realistic picture of the cognitive, social, and emotional disarm confusions, the daily ups and downs, the fears, frustrations, and highs that are experienced by the men and women undertaking the passage from basics to administrative. This book is distinctive for a number of reasons. It is an empirical study of the role of the leader.
About the Author
Dr Gajanan Shirke, a hotel consultant, has an extensive experience over many years in the hospitality industry. His thirst for learning and aspiration to become a multi-faceted expert in the hotel industry helped him to rise from employment to becoming an independent professional in the hospitality sector. Since his last assignment as a General Manager at Kamat Hotels, he has become a renowned hotel consultant with a proven track record of developing, training and growing some of the best-known hotels, restaurants and fast-food joints in the Indian market. He was appointed as an expert consultant for The Eighth meeting of the Board of Studies for Hotel Management & Catering Technology. He is a visiting faculty at various Hotel Management Colleges and has trained over a thousand hospitality professionals. He has completed numerous pre and post opening hotel consultancies in India and overseas.
In order to spread his extensive knowledge to aspiring hotel professionals, Gajanan has penned a large number of books spanning different segments of the hospitality industry. Starting from his first book 'Bar Management and Operations' published in 2010, he has written 45 books including Hospitality Management, Food and Beverage Management, Hotel Engineering Management, Front Office Management, Hotel Housekeeping Management, Hotel Sales and Marketing, Hospitality Industry Accounting & Fundamentals, Customer Interaction Excellence in Hospitality, History of Indian Cuisine, History of Indian Cuisine Volumes 1 & 2, Hotel Owner's Manual, Hotel Security& Prevention, Training Manager's Manual, Exceptional Service In Hospitality Six Sigma Way and The Cookery Trilogy that consists of Advance Cookery Theory , Foundation of Cookery and The Basic Cookery Book.
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