Leisure services management chapter 01

Leisure services management chapter 01 - The Competent...

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The Competent Leisure Services Manager
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Outline of the lecture What Is Management? Universality of Management Multi-sector Perspective Stepping Into a Manager's Shoes Being an Effective Manager Competency-Based Management Entry-Level Management Competencies Competency Use for Managers Competency Scorecard Conclusion
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Learning Outcomes or What you should know at the end of the lecture Understand types of leisure service agencies Define management. Understand the model for effective performance. Understand competency-based management. Describe competencies needed by entry-level park and recreation managers.
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Key Words or Words that you should understand Competencies Skills, knowledge, and characteristics needed to be successful in a job. Characteristics Distinguishing qualities, attitudes, personality factors, or mental traits needed to perform a job.
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Multisector Perspective This course examines management from a multisector perspective. This perspective includes the public, nonprofit, and commercial sectors (with the textbook emphasizing both the United States and Canada).
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On-going Activity Look at the competencies listed in table 1.1 in the text. Then rate yourselves on each of the competencies in table 1.3 in the text.
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Types of leisure service-system organizations Public recreation departments . Formally structured government agencies mandated to provide socially constructive and ecologically sound programs and facilities to the public. These include town, city and county leisure services departments; governmental agencies such as Fish and Game, national or state parks and forests; Armed Forces morale, welfare and recreation services; and so on.
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Types of leisure service-system organizations Nonprofit community organizations. This category includes community organizations that operate as a nonprofit. They rely primarily on a volunteer staff with professional (paid) managers. Organization in this category include: boys and girls clubs, YMCA, YWCA, scouts and guides, etc., whose programs emphasize youth-serving activities.
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Types of leisure service-system organizations Special Interest Organizations are also included in the above category. These organizations promote a specific type of recreation or leisure activity, or may promote ecological interests or persons or groups with special needs. Examples would include youth soccer organizations, Little League baseball, and so on.
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organizations Commercial recreation. These are for profit businesses and agencies including resorts, travel agencies, spas, private campgrounds, theme parks, cruise ships, water parks, bowling centers, ski areas, movie theaters, casinos, and other entertainment businesses. Private membership organizations. These
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