Managing Recreation, Parks, and Leisure Services : An Introduction

Published on Jan 1, 2001
Christopher R. Edginton9
Estimated H-index: 9
Susan D. Hudson3
Estimated H-index: 3
Samuel V. Lankford13
Estimated H-index: 13
Christopher R . Edg inton • Samuel V . Lankford • Susan D . Hudson • Dale Larsen The 4th edition of Managing Recreation, Parks, and Leisure Services: An Introduction brings into sharp focus the knowledge and skills required for the 21st century manager. Illustrated with examples and features emphasizing best professional practice, the 4th edition includes new information regarding comprehensive community planning, management plans, accountability, building partnerships, diversity and cultural competence in the workplace, evaluating outcomes, the benefits and cost of collaboration, and the rise of the creative class and its implications for work and leisure.
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Published on Jan 1, 1974
R. L. Katz1
Estimated H-index: 1
An article carrier of the basket style comprises a bottom wall, a pair of side walls foldably joined respectively to opposite side edges of the bottom wall, a pair of end walls foldably joined at each end edge thereof to corresponding end edges of different side walls, a pair of anchoring panels affixed in face contacting relation to the end walls respectively and each anchoring panel having one vertical edge disposed medially of the associated end wall and constituting means for securing to the...
Published on Jul 1, 2008
John P. Kotter28
Estimated H-index: 28
Dan S. Cohen4
Estimated H-index: 4
บทน�า คอตเตอรด�ารงต�าแหนง Konosuke Matsushita Professor of Leadership ของมหาวทยาลยฮารวารด เปนผทมชอเสยงในการศกษาดานวฒนธรรมองคกรและ ภาวะผน�า เปนผทไดพบปะพดคยกบผบรหารระดบสงบอย ครงรอบโลก เขาไดเขยนบทความเรอง Leading Change ใน Harvard Business Review ตอนฤดรอนป 1994 และ ไดเขยนเปนหนงสอออกมาในป 1996 Leading Change ได กล าวถงขนตอนทงแปดทผ คนเดนตามเพอสร าง หนทางใหมของการปฏบตการ The Heart of Change ถอเปนภาคตอทขดลกลงไปในปญหาหลกทผ คนประสบ พบในแปดขนตอนนนและวธการทจะเอาชนะปญหานน ผานการสมภาษณผคนมากกวา 400 คนมากวา 1...
Published on Dec 25, 2003
Richard Florida53
Estimated H-index: 53
The national bestseller that defines a new economic class and shows how it is key to the future of our cities. The Washington Monthly 2002 Annual Political Book Award WinnerThe Rise of the Creative Class gives us a provocative new way to think about why we live as we do today-and where we might be headed. Weaving storytelling with masses of new and updated research, Richard Florida traces the fundamental theme that runs through a host of seemingly unrelated changes in American society: the growi...
Published on Aug 1, 2002
Noel M. Tichy27
Estimated H-index: 27
In The Leadership Engine, Noel Tichy showed how great companies strive to create leaders at all levels of the organization, and how those leaders actively develop future generations of leaders. In this new book, he takes the theme further, showing how great companies and their leaders develop their business knowledge into "teachable points of view," spend a great portion of their time giving their learnings to others, sharing best practices, and how they in turn learn and receive business ideas/...
Published on Jan 31, 2001
Donald O. Clifton3
Estimated H-index: 3
Marcus Buckingham3
Estimated H-index: 3
Based on a massive Gallup study of 2 million people, this book shows 1) individuals how to cultivate their own career strengths and strengths, 2) managers how to capitalize the talents of their people, and 3) executives how to build an entire organization around the talents of each employee. By the principal author of the national bestseller "First, Break All the Rules. " "Most Americans do not know what their strengths are. When you ask them, they look at you with a blank stare, or they respond...
Published on Jan 1, 1999
Daniel R. Ilgen53
Estimated H-index: 53
Elaine Diane Pulakos2
Estimated H-index: 2
Foreword. Preface. The Authors. Introduction: Employee Performance in Today's Organizations. CHANGES IN WORK THAT IMPACT PERFORMANCE. Technology and Performance. Performance Assessment in Unique Jobs. Contingent Employees: Individual and Organizational Considerations. Continuous Learning. Customer-Driven Employee Performance. Leadership and the Changing Nature of Performance. Developing Adaptive Teams: A Theory of Compilation and Performance Across Levels and Time. THE EFFECT OF CHANGE ON THREE ...
Published on Jun 1, 1996in Leader To Leader
Peter F. Drucker62
Estimated H-index: 62
Published on Jan 1, 1977
Paul Hersey13
Estimated H-index: 13
(OU: Ohio University),
Kenneth H. Blanchard21
Estimated H-index: 21
(OU: Ohio University)
1. Management: An Applied Behavioral Sciences Approach. 2. Motivation and Behavior. 3. Motivating. 4. Leadership: An Initial Perspective. 5. Leadership: Situational Approaches. 6. Determining Effectiveness. 7. Diagnosing the Environment. 8. Situational Leadership. 9. Situational Leadership, Perception, and the Impact of Power. 10. Situational Leadership: Training and Development. 11. The Situational Leader and Constructive Discipline. 12. Building Effective Relationships. 13. Effective Communica...
Cited By13
Muhammad Imran Rasheed1
Estimated H-index: 1
(CUI: COMSATS Institute of Information Technology),
Asad Afzal Humayon2
Estimated H-index: 2
(CUI: COMSATS Institute of Information Technology)
+ 1 AuthorsAffan ud Din Ahmed1
Estimated H-index: 1
(CUI: COMSATS Institute of Information Technology)
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to explore/investigate various issues of teachers ' motivation in public sector Higher Educational Institutions of Pakistan. Design/methodology/approach – This is an exploratory research where surveys have been conducted in the well known public sector Universities of Pakistan; primary data have been collected through questionnaire and in depth face to face interviews. Findings – Findings of the research have shown that although compensation packages and fi...
Published on Jan 2, 2016in World leisure journal
John Tower2
Estimated H-index: 2
(VU: Victoria University, Australia),
Jo An M. Zimmermann3
Estimated H-index: 3
(Texas State University)
ABSTRACTThis article sets the scene for the range of issues that could be addressed in the World Leisure Journal special edition on leisure management. The management and delivery of leisure programmes and services is the foundation of community leisure. Leisure management textbooks provide guidelines and direction for leisure programme delivery but there is limited research about how leisure programmes and services are delivered and evaluated. This paper provides a summary of a range of conside...
Published on Nov 1, 2011in Leisure\/loisir
Kim S. Uhlik2
Estimated H-index: 2
(SJSU: San Jose State University)
Among the leisure disciplines, the study of social networks has informed research focussed on two areas: partnerships and social capital. This article reports the results of an empirical study of the association between Granovetter's (1970, Changing jobs: Channels of mobility information in a suburban community (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). Harvard University, Boston, MA; 1973, The strength of weak ties. American Journal of Sociology, 78, 1360–1381) tie strength and partnership developmen...
Published on Jan 1, 2010
The unicity’s department of sport and recreation in the City of Johannesburg takes pride in overseeing their ninety-eight different recreation facilities ranging from outdoor space structures to multipurpose indoor facilities such as community recreation centres (Joburg, 2010). The aim of this research was to determine the job tasks of regional managers and the limitations they are faced with regarding the completion of their day- to-day tasks. In-depth, semi-structured interviews were individua...
Published on Jan 1, 2010in World leisure journal
Christopher L. Kowalski3
Estimated H-index: 3
(UNI: University of Northern Iowa),
Samuel V. Lankford13
Estimated H-index: 13
(UNI: University of Northern Iowa)
Abstract Separation from major population centres can create a number of barriers and constraints for leisure professionals and their constituents. Constraints may be intrapersonal, interpersonal, or structural in nature. Several factors, including accessibility, mobility, relative location of recreational facilities, and resources to create opportunities, have been documented as constraints on leisure. To date, there has been limited research on constraints to adolescent youth involvement in ed...
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