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Introduction to 21st-Century Leadership in Leisure Services

Leadership in Recreation and Leisure Services

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook Chapter

...Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.Juanita, the director of the department of recreation for a large town in North America, has called a stakeholder meeting to begin planning for a new multipurpose recreation center...

Leadership, Diversity, and Inclusion

Leadership in Recreation and Leisure Services

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook Chapter

...If we are to achieve a richer culture, rich in contrasting values, we must recognize the whole gamut of human potentialities, and so weave a less arbitrary social fabric, one in which each diverse gift will find a fitting place.Latisha...

Self-Leadership

Brent Cuthbertson

Brent Cuthbertson, PhD, is an associate professor of outdoor recreation, parks, and tourism at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario. He has been a wilderness educator and guide for more than 25 years and coeditor of the Journal of Experiential Education. He has written book chapters, papers in refereed journals, and a variety of other refereed and nonrefereed contributions. Cuthbertson has received awards for his teaching excellence. In his leisure time he enjoys wilderness canoeing, sea kayaking, woodworking, and sailing. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Leadership in Recreation and Leisure Services

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook Chapter

...There is nothing noble about being superior to some other person. The true nobility is in being superior to your previous self.From as far back as she could remember, Elise had been inspired by some wonderfully strong female role models...

External Community and Organizational Leadership

Leadership in Recreation and Leisure Services

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook Chapter

...Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.It was the 1960s and 1970s, and a group of dedicated women—Dorothy, Maxine, Penny, and Ruth—were not happy...

Understanding Group Dynamics

Leadership in Recreation and Leisure Services

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook Chapter

...To associate with other like-minded people in small, purposeful groups is for the great majority of men and women a source of profound psychological satisfaction.Abby and Jack, both intercollegiate soccer players, were hired to run an elite...

Facilitating Group Experiences

Leadership in Recreation and Leisure Services

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook Chapter

...I hear and I forget I see and I remember I do and I understand“Welcome to the GSU challenge course! My name is Brent, and I am your facilitator for today. From talking with your group, it sounds like you are just starting to get to know one...

Designing and Developing Outdoor Recreation and Education Programs

Outdoor Program Administration : Principles and Practices

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook Chapter

...Outdoor program administrators constantly hear about the value of preparation and planning in many aspects of outdoor recreation. The first principle from the Leave No Trace Center for Environmental Ethics is “Plan ahead and prepare...

Evaluating WSCC

Promoting Health and Academic Success : The Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Approach

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook Chapter

...One critical reason for establishing a Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) approach is that it will improve student academic performance and subsequently improve the employability, productivity, and quality of life of our...

Team Development and Team Leadership

Leadership in Recreation and Leisure Services

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook Chapter

...The results across our numerous data points to one conclusion: Leadership is changing and approaches focusing on flexibility, collaboration, crossing boundaries and collective leadership are expected to become a high priority.Ben...

Leadership Styles and Ethics

Mary Breunig

Mary Breunig, PhD, has been involved in outdoor and experiential education, with a focus on social and environmental justice, for more than 20 years. She is an associate professor in the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies and graduate program director of the Social Justice and Equity Studies program at Brock University, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Leadership in Recreation and Leisure Services

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook Chapter

...Action indeed is the sole medium of expression for ethics.Jenna was working her second summer at Camp Happy Trails. She was enthusiastic about her new job as the head of the counselor-in-training (CIT) program. This position was one of some...