Managing Public Sport and Leisure Services by Leigh RobinsonManaging Public Sport and Leisure Services by Leigh Robinson

Managing Public Sport and Leisure Services

byLeigh RobinsonEditorLeigh Robinson

Hardcover | December 22, 2003

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The public sector is the largest provider of sport and leisure facilities and the biggest employer of leisure management graduates ' the last decade has seen enormous changes in this sector.

In this significant new student textbook ' the first to investigate leisure management in a public sector context ' Leigh Robinson examines the unique issues facing public sector managers and analyzes the application of contemporary management strategies and techniques to public sector leisure. It provides thorough coverage of the work and skills required in addition to the challenges and issues facing leisure managers. This book also challenges the perceptions and negative comparisons with the private sector.

Written using a clear and user-friendly style, this textbook will be core reading for students of sport, leisure and recreation management, and makes an accessible reference for practicing managers working across the spectrum of leisure provision, from sport facilities through to parks, arts and heritage.

Title:Managing Public Sport and Leisure ServicesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.7 inPublished:December 22, 2003Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415270766

ISBN - 13:9780415270762


Table of Contents

Introduction  1. The Public Sport and Leisure Context  2. The Changing Nature of Public Sport and Leisure Management  3. Managing Public Sport and Leisure Services  4. Planning and Strategy Development  5. Human Resources Management  6. Financial Management  7. Performance Management  8. Quality Management  9. The Management of Change  10. Best Practice in Public Sport and Leisure Management