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Cover for Emotional intelligence in tourism and hospitality.

The contributors to this book explain the influence of emotional intelligence on various aspects of service encounters in tourism and hospitality and how emotional intelligence as an important ability of employees in tourism and hospitality can be developed. The book has 10 chapters with plenty of...

Author(s)
Koc, E.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786398314)
Type
Book
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Cover for The behavioural biology of chickens.

This book covers behavioural studies of broilers and layers. Chapters are included on the following: genetics and domestication; sensory biology; development of the brain and behaviour; behavioural contributions to welfare assessment; behavioural needs, priorities and preferences; social behaviour; ...

Author(s)
Nicol, C. J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642499)
Type
Book
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Cover for Sentience and animal welfare.

This book discusses topics on the qualities that make up sentience; ethics, morality and attitudes; animal welfare science: history and concepts; brain complexity and cognitive ability; feelings and emotions; awareness and consciousness; motivation and needs; welfare assessment; sentience during...

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644035)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Amino acids in human nutrition and health.

The chapters in this book are arranged within a thematic structure as indicated in the sections below. The first part pursues the theme of amino acid metabolism through the driving actions of the principal enzymes, emphasizing recent developments particularly with reference to localization,...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937980)
Type
Book
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Cover for Medical tourism.

This book examines medical tourism as an emerging component of the tourist industry and a distinct and controversial element of health provision. The book consists of 10 chapters. The first chapter discusses the reasons why medical tourism has emerged. The second chapter examines a vast range of...

Author(s)
Connell, J.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936600)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for The ethology of domestic animals: an introductory text, modular texts.

This book contains 16 chapters that are divided into 2 main parts. The first part discusses the study and applications of animal behaviour; the genetic and physiological aspects of behaviour; the evolution of behaviour; the effects of domestication on animal behaviour; motivation and organization...

Author(s)
Jensen, P.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935368)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Botanical medicine in clinical practice.

This book, which contains 99 chapters, focuses on the growing body of knowledge on the role of various dietary plants in reducing disease. Most of the expert reviews define and support the actions of bioflavonoids, antioxidants and similar materials that are part of dietary vegetables, dietary...

Author(s)
Watson, R. R.; Preedy, V. R.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845934132)
Type
Book
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Cover for The behavioural biology of dogs.

This book provides an up-to-date description of the behavioural biology of dogs. It is written for students of animal behaviour or veterinary medicine at advanced levels and dog owners. This book is divided into 4 parts and 14 chapters. The first part (chapters 1-3) focuses on the evolution and...

Author(s)
Jensen, P.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931872)
Type
Book