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Author Hurd, Amy R.

Title Leisure services management / Amy R. Hurd, Robert J. Barcelona, John T. Meldrum
Published Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2008]


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 MELB  790.069 Hur/Lsm  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 386 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents The competent leisure services manager -- Foundations of management -- Leisure services managers -- Legal foundations for managers -- Organizational structure -- Coordination of resources, programs, and services -- Planning and decision making -- Marketing and public relations -- Communications and customers -- Personnel procedures and practices -- Motivation, rewards, and discipline -- Sources and methods of financing -- Budgets and financial cost analysis -- Evaluation
Summary "Leisure Services Management prepares students for the challenges they'll face as entry-level recreation and leisure managers. The text begins by presenting a firm foundation of competency-based management theory. Students will learn what management is, what the manager's role is, and how their work affects their agency and their customers. They will also explore specific management areas, such as marketing, financial management, human resources, employee development, communication, and evaluation." "The competency-driven approach of Leisure Services Management assists readers in gaining the knowledge and practicing the skills they need in order to begin their career in leisure management."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 372-378) and index
Subject Public relations.
Recreation -- Management.
Author Barcelona, Robert J., 1970-
Meldrum, John T.
LC no. 2008009100
ISBN 9780736069229 hardcover : cover
0736069224 hardcover : cover