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1st Edition

Managing Leisure

ISBN 9780750637176
Published December 29, 1998 by Routledge
248 Pages

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Book Description

Managing Leisure is an excellent reference tool for both students and practitioners in the leisure industry.

It provides detailed and practical advice on managing buildings, budgets and people. It also covers the vital aspects of law, finance, health & safety and competitive tendering. Managing Leisure takes management theory and looks at its practical application in a leisure management context.

Ideal for students studying leisure management, this book will also appeal to practitioners in the field as a handy reference book.

Table of Contents

Introduction; The social context; The regulatory context; Managing physical resources; Managing people; Managing money; Managing programmes and events; Managing risk; The leisure manager's role.

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Byron Grainger-Jones is Principal lecturer, Maritime Leisure Management, University of Alicante in Spain and at the Southampton Institute of Higher Education