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.

Key Features

Thorough and comprehensive coverage of leisure management for both students and practitioners Provides important links between management theory and practical application Endorsed by the Institute of Leisure and Amenity Management (ILAM)

Readership

undergraduates studying leisure and recreation management

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.

Details

No. of pages:
256
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1998
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
Print ISBN:
9780750637176
Electronic ISBN:
9780080544397

About the author

Byron Grainger-Jones

Affiliations and Expertise

Principal lecturer, Maritime Leisure Management, University of Alicante in Spain and Southampton Institute of Higher Education