Shivers, Jay Sanford, 1930-

Strategic recreation management / Jay Shivers and Joseph Halper. - New York : Routledge, 2012. - xiii, 287 p. : ill.

Part I Planning, strategy, and policy -- 1 Strategic management in recreational service -- 2 Planning for strategic management -- 3 From strategic planning to organizational design -- 4 Strategic decisions for policy making -- 5 Leadership : the basis for strategic management -- Part II Establishing recreational service -- 6 Development of recreational service -- 7 Organizing recreational services -- 8 The manager and the commission -- 9 Recreational service department structure -- Part III Management functions and responsibilities -- 10 Human resources management for recreational service -- 11 Financial management for recreational service -- 12 Budget management -- 13 Budget types and formats -- 14 Information technology diffusion in recreational service -- 15 Public relations and management impacts. -- Part IV Primary influences on management practices -- 16 Program practices -- 17 Resources for a recreational service system -- 18 Liability and recreational service management -- 19 Infrastructure management -- 20 Office and records management -- 21 Evaluation of recreational service.

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Recreation -- Management.
Recreation -- Planning.
Strategic planning.

GV181.5 / .S56 2012

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