INTRO LECTURE - A PRIVATE CLUB IS A PLACE WHERE PEOPLE WITH...

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A PRIVATE CLUB IS A PLACE WHERE PEOPLE WITH A COMMON BOND OF SOME TYPE -- SIMILAR INTERESTS, EXPERIENCES, BACKGROUNDS, PROFESSIONS, AND SO ON -- CAN CONGREGATE FOR SOCIAL AND RECREATIONAL PURPOSES. CHARACTERISTICS * NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC * MUST APPLY * MUST BE ACCEPTED BY THE REST OF THE MEMBERSHIP * USUALLY PAY DUES WHY JOIN? * EXCLUSIVE ATMOSPHERE * STATEMENT OF SOCIAL POSITION * RECREATIONAL FACILITIES * CONVENIENCE * BUSINESS * EMPLOYMENT PERK * FAMILY TRADITION * PERSONAL RECOGNITION HISTORY OF CLUBS (U.S.) * CITY CLUBS DATE BACK TO THE COLONIES * A WAVE OF CITY CLUBS - MID 1800’S SOMERSET CLUB - BOSTON -1942 OLYMPIC CLUB - SAN FRANCISCO -CIVIL WAR UNION LEAGUE - PHILADELPHIA - CIVIL WAR * COUNTRY CLUBS THE COUNTRY CLUB - BROOKLINE MASS. - 1882 UNTIL THE 40’S VERY EXCLUSIVE W.W.II OPENED UP THE MARKET TYPES OF OWNERSHIP * EQUITY CLUBS MEMBER-OWNED BOARD OF DIRECTORS
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MEMBERS HAVE VOTING RIGHTS NON-PROFIT * NON-EQUITY CLUB INDIVIDUAL OR CORPORATE OWNED LIMITED MEMBER CONTROL FOR PROFIT
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2011 for the course HRIM 318 taught by Professor Howard,paul during the Fall '10 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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INTRO LECTURE - A PRIVATE CLUB IS A PLACE WHERE PEOPLE WITH...

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