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Author Bromley, Mr Peter

Title Countryside Recreation : a handbook for managers
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014


Description 1 online resource (167 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; 1.1 Countryside recreation sites; 1.2 Managing the countryside; 2 Recreation in the countryside; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 An historic perspective; 2.3 Countryside recreation in Britain; 2.4 Countryside recreation: the providers; 2.5 Site-based provision; 3 Management planning; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Management plans; 3.3 Business plans; 3.4 Further considerations; 4 Staffing; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Staffing and the management plan; 4.3 Principles of staffing; 4.4 Types of staff
4.5 Areas of responsibility4.6 Personnel management; 4.7 Employment law; 4.8 Summary; 5 Facilities and opportunities; 5.1 Introduction; 5.2 Informal facilities; 5.3 Play areas; 5.4 Visitor centres; 5.5 Shops or sales points; 5.6 Specialist displays; 5.7 Formal recreation; 5.8 Putting it all together; 6 Interpretation; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Interpretive planning; 6.3 Interpretive techniques; 6.4 Summary; 7 Marketing; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 The marketing mix; 7.3 Marketing strategy; 7.4 Marketing in action; 7.5 Summary; 8 The legal framework; 8.1 Introduction; 8.2 Statutory law; 8.3 Common law
8.4 Health and safety8.5 Summary; 9 Other issues; 9.1 Introduction; 9.2 The role of the manager; 9.3 External factors; 9.4 Putting the pieces together; 9.5 Summary; Bibliography; Index
Summary Countryside Recreation outlines the principles of recreation site development and management in the countryside. It explains the process of management, the legal framework and the opportunities and facilities available. This book will provide an excellent introduction to the skills and issues with which today's countryside recreation managers need to be familiar. It is designed to be used as a concise management handbook with checklists, management plans and appendices of useful information
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Subject Recreation areas -- Great Britain -- Case studies
City planning -- Great Britain
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- General.
City planning
Recreation areas
Great Britain
Genre/Form Case studies
Form Electronic book
Author Bromley, Peter
ISBN 9781136738494