Specialty: Phys Med & Rehab,
Publisher: Human Kinetics,
Publication Year: 2019,
Leisure Services Management, 2nd Edition prepares students for the challenges they'll face as working as recreation and leisure managers. The text outlines the essential knowledge and skills successful managers need to help students build competencies by encouraging them to think as managers.
The text begins by presenting a firm foundation of competency-based management. Students learn what management is, what the role of a manager is and how their work can affect agencies and customers. Students are also introduced to the specific management areas such as marketing, financial management, human resources, employee development, communication and evaluation.
This brand new second edition has been updated to include new sidebars, real world examples, international perspectives and exam preparation. The text also comes with a web study guide which includes links to sample forms that leisure managers use on a daily basis. The web study guide also helps students build their knowledge of the different content areas, applying the information learned to their current work environment or future position.
The competency-driven approach of Leisure Services Management 2nd Edition, assists in gaining the knowledge and practicing the skills needed to begin a career in leisure management. Bolstered by the practical information in this text, new managers can contribute to the success of their organisation as they enjoy the challenges and rewards of their new position.