Women Empowerment through Self Help Group In Tamil Nadu Women’s Empowerment Project, an IFAD supported project implemented through the Tamil Nadu Women’s Development Corporation was the first project in the country, around 1990, to incorporate the SHG concept into a State Sponsored Programme. Since then, SHGs have been associated with women. Why do they need […]
Food Services Management
Types of MFIs in India – Joint Liability Group (JLG), Rural cooperatives, Self Help Group (SHG) – Objectives and Features
What are the types of MFIs in India? MFIs operate in a number of forms and shapes in India. Though each of them have different formation and work nature, they all provide financial help to the needy section of the society in the form of loans and other financial products. Here are the details of […]
Microfinance Loan – What is Microfinance Loan- Why microfinance is important- Objectives of Microfinance Loan-Microfinance Institutions-Salient features of Microfinance Institutions (MFI)
Sources of Finance Available from Government Sector – Microfinance Loan, SHG, Government Schemes The Government of India has undertaken several initiatives and instituted policy measures to foster a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in the country. Job creation is the foremost challenge with a significant and unique demographic advantage. India, however, has immense potential to […]
Catering, Shop and Establishment Act – Tamil Nadu Catering Establishment Act 1958, Meaning of Catering Establishment, How to register a Catering Establishment? and Shop and Establishment Act, How to obtain the Shop and Establishment Act License?
Tamil Nadu Catering Establishment Act 1958 It is an act to provide for the regulation of conditions of work in catering establishments and for certain other purposes in the state of Tamil Nadu. Meaning of Catering Establishment It means a restaurant or residential hotel and includes a restaurant or canteen attached to, or run or […]
Wages – Definition of minimum wage, Objectives, Components of wage, Income not included in the minimum wage, Fixation of minimum wages, Revision of minimum wages, Advantages
Definition of minimum wage Minimum wage has been defined as “the minimum amount of remuneration that an employer is required to pay wage earners for the work performed during a given period, which cannot be reduced by collective agreement or an individual contract. Objectives ☆To provide minimum wages to theworkers working in organized sector. ☆To […]
Various Acts Governing Food Establishments – The Factories Act (1948), Objectives, Main provisions of the Factories Act, Minimum Wages Act 1948, Concept of minimum wage
Various Acts Governing Food Establishments The Factories Act (1948) In India the first Factories Act was passed in 1881. This Act was basically designed to protect children and to provide few measures for health and safety of the workers. This law was applicable to only those factories, which employed 100 or more workers. The Recommended […]
FASSI – How to obtain the FSSAI License?, How to obtain the Liquor License?, How to obtain the Health / Trade License for restaurant?, How to get the GST Registration?, How to get NOC from the Fire Department?, How to get the certificate of Environmental clearance?
How to obtain the FSSAI License? Submit the printout of the filled up online application form to the Regional / State Authority with all the supportive documents within 15 days from the date of making the online submission for the application to be considered. (ii) Liquor License If the food service organization serves liquor, then […]
FSSAI – Welfare of employees, Procedure for getting approval for 5 star categories, Licenses and Registrations for a Food Service Organization, FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority License), Types of FSSAI Registration
Most importantly, the employer has to create healthier, safer working environments through training, outreach, education and assistance to the employees.
Food service – How to Obtain License and Registration for Starting a Food Service Organization?How to register to start a restaurant?
A food business/food service organization involves multiple activities, for instance, from manufacturing till sales. Food business also includes storing, retailing, distributing and transporting food and food products. The following categories come under food service organization / food business.
Entrepreneur skills and qualities of entrepreneur – Importance of Entrepreneurial Skills, Qualities of an Entrepreneur, Skills required for a successful entrepreneur
Entrepreneurship is the process of designing, launching and running a new business, which is often initially a small business. The people who create these businesses are called entrepreneurs.
Marketing Environment – Internal Factors and External factors
Marketing environment means the internal and external environment which affects a business operation. The internal problems which may arise in the catering operation may be in the Food and Beverage departments, employees and control of cash and pricing. External environment can be, Political, Economic, Demographic/ Social and Technical factors.
Product Life Cycle – Introduction, Growth, Maturity, Decline
When a product is introduced in a market it passes through a series of stages and the concept from launching of product till it is withdrawn is called as product life cycle
Sales Promotion – Definition of Sales Promotion, Sales promotion techniques, Sales Promotion Strategies, Sales team structure
Sales promotion is one of the elements of the promotional mix used to increase the sales of the products. Sales promotion can be done either through media or non-media marketing.
Marketing – Introduction, Definition, Importance of marketing, Marketing Concept, Marketing Mix
Marketing simply means selling or sale of a product or a service. Marketing is a societal process wherein products and services are exchanged for a value. In food business good quality food and excellent service has to be marketed in order to get profitable business.
Yearly Performance Appraisal,Wages,Employee salary and performance appraisal, Methods of Appraisal, Wages – Types of Wages, Determination of wages and salary
Appraisal helps the supervisors to chalk out the promotion programme, decide compensation packages for employees help them to frame training policies and programmes, understand the validity and importance of the selection procedure ensure effective communication and also serves as a motivation tool.
Traits / Qualities of effective leadership, Physical and mental vigour, Emotional stability, Empathy, Motivation, Communicating Skill, Ability to guide, Sociability, Technical competence, Other personal abilities
Traits / Qualities of effective leadership To be able to provide effective leadership to his subordinates, a leader needs to have certain qualities. Some important qualities that a leader must possess are summarized i. Physical and mental vigour In order to work for sufficiently long hours a leader requires tremendous stamina and vigour. ii. Emotional […]
Motivation in Food service, Maslow’s Theory of Motivation, Douglas McGregor – X and Y theory,Positive (Incentives),Negative (Fear), Extrinsic (Externalmoney, fame) Intrinsic (Internal- praise and recognition)
Motivation A good management will always try to motivate employees and provide a suitable work atmosphere. The productivity of food service operation is directly related to the motivation of the employees.Motivation is derived from the word ‘motive’. Motive is defined as an inner state of individuals’ mind that activates and directs the behaviour. Motivation refers […]
Food service Leadership Qualities,Leadership Qualities, Styles of Leadership,Autocratic leadership, Democratic leadership, Laissez Faire or Free Rein leadership, Bureaucratic leadership
Leadership Qualities Leadership is a process of influence on a group. The food service manager has the task to empower employees by clearly establishing and communicating the mission, accepting the responsibility of leading the group, and earnings employees trust by showing a high regard for self and others. Always an empowered team is required to […]
Human Resource Management – Recruitment : Internal Source and External source, Selection : Selection, Placement, Induction – Differences between recruitment and selection – Stages in Selection Process
Human Resource Management Human Resource Management Personnel management is highly important in a food service. One of the foremost functions of a food service manager is managing the workers who come from various backgrounds. Extraordinary skills and good human relations are needed for this. The aim of human resource management is to manage human resources […]
MANAGEMENTS – Functions of Management, Time Management, Money Management, Energy Management
Functions of Management A manager in the food service establishments has to perform various functions for the achievement of pre determined objectives during the process of managing man, money, material and other resources. Luther Gulick (1937) coined the word ‘POSDCORB’ to describe the functions of management Functions of Management 1. Planning Planning is one of […]