ERIC Number: ED141343
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
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Creative Administration in Recreation and Parks.
Kraus, Richard G.; Curtis, Joseph E.
This book is designed to serve as a basic text for those who seek to enter the field of operating recreation programs and park facilities. Emphasis is given to the administration of public departments, and guidelines are also provided for the management of voluntary agencies and therapeutic recreation programs. In addition to background information on the scope of recreation and leisure in modern life and an analysis of current administrative theory, it also describes (1) the structure and legal basis of recreation and park departments, (2) personnel management, (3) budget making and fiscal management, (4) planning, design, and maintenance of facilities, (5) program development, (6) public relations and community relations, and (7) the process of evaluation and research. (Authors/JD)
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Community Organizations, Evaluative Thinking, Federal Legislation, Higher Education, Land Use, Park Design, Parks, Personnel Management, Program Development, Public Agencies, Recreation Finances, Recreation Legislation, Recreational Facilities, Recreational Programs, Textbooks, Turf Management
C. V. Mosby Company, 11830 Westline Industrial Drive, St. Louis, Mo. 63141 ($12.50)
Publication Type: Books
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