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Title Leadership for recreation, parks, and leisure services / Christopher R. Edginton ... [et al.].
Published Urbana, IL : Sagamore Pub., c2011.
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 Floor2  GV181.4 .E34 2011    IN LIBRARY
Edition 4th ed.
Description xvii, 549 p. : ill., ports. ; 26 cm.
Note Previous editions main entry under Edginton, Christopher R.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue: Leadership is an interactive process. Part one: The leader. The language of leadership -- Caring and ethical leadership -- Leadership: basic concepts and theories -- Leadership roles -- Leading change: innovation, decision making, and problem solving -- Part two: The group. Leadership across the lifespan -- The dynamics of leadership in groups -- Leadership and motivation -- Leadership and communication -- Leadership and diversity -- Part three: the setting. Managing risks -- Leadership in outdoor and aquatic leisure settings -- Leadership in social settings -- Leadership and event management -- Leadership and programming.
Summary This edition probes the importance of leadership in the recreation, parks, and leisure service industry. Integrating theory with practice, the book focuses on a number of interrelated elements that influence leadership in recreation, parks, and leisure service organizations such as theoretical and foundational information, leaders within groups, and leadership within a number of recreation, parks, and leisure service settings.--[book cover]
Subject Recreation leadership.
Related Names Edginton, Christopher R.
ISBN 1571676384
OCLC number 748330747