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The teaching of social skills to craft students in the hotel and catering industry.

Freeth, Norman Cyril John. (1982) The teaching of social skills to craft students in the hotel and catering industry. Doctoral thesis, University of Surrey (United Kingdom)..

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The study opens with a broad introduction as to why it was considered necessary to investigate the subject of social skill training. During this, some of the contradictions between college training and current practices in industry are highlighted. Attention then moves to a discussion of previous research into social skill training in general and then more specifically. that which is relevant to the hotel and catering industry. This investigation of previous research discusses the differences between the social approach and the skills approach to the training. Discussion then moves to the actual research programme with details of the college and students who were involved and. how the programme was undertaken. The results are then analyzed together with details of events that took place during the training programmes, Some conclusions are then drawn based on an analysis of the results. In the Appendix there is a copy of the questionnaire used, together with a complete list of results obtained. The final chapter illustrates an online of a possible social skills training programme which could be used for Craft students in hotel and catering subjects.

Item Type: Thesis (Doctoral)
Divisions : Theses
Authors :
Freeth, Norman Cyril John.
Date : 1982
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