Foundations of Recreational Service Management

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About the Book

This introductory text offers students a handbook for management in the field of public recreational service. It includes a history of the modern recreational service movement, provides a general overview of the field, and offers a detailed guide to best practices in the field including leadership, coordination, public relations, planning, budgeting and techniques for detecting the most competent and comprehensive service possible in the community in which the agency is situated. This text also touches on the complex relationship between public recreational services and politics.

About the Author(s)

Jay S. Shivers is professor emeritus, University of Connecticut. He has engaged in the practice and study of the field of recreational service for over 60 years and is the author of 27 major textbooks and numerous articles in refereed journals. He lives in Sarasota, Florida.

Bibliographic Details

Jay S. Shivers
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Bibliographic Info: photos, notes, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2020
pISBN: 978-1-4766-8073-6
eISBN: 978-1-4766-3910-9
Imprint: McFarland