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Problem Solving Tools and Techniques for the Park and Recreation Administrator

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ISBN-10: 1571675043

ISBN-13: 9781571675040

Edition: 4th 2005

Authors: Margaret Arnold

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The purpose of this book is to provide guidelines to park and recreation personnel in developing a systematic and creative approach to problems and issues. In this fourth edition, the authors bridge a serious gap by providing a basic process through which individuals can learn specific knowledge and functional skills of human relations. The authors process of problem solving is an innovative and practical approach to meeting the needs of students and park/recreation practitioners. The majority of the case studies are new, representing a wide array of current problems. All cases are drawn from actual situations. This book is suitable for staff development, in-service training, recreation and…    
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Sagamore Pub Llc
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Foreword
Preface
Problem Solving: A Professional Need
The Use of the Case Study Method in Problem Solving
The Problem Solving Process
Organisational Culture and Climate: Setting the Stage for Problem Solving
Problem Solving in a Context of Change
Facilitating Creative Thinking
Problem Solving Approaches and Techniques
Brainstorming
Nominal Group Technique
Focus Groups
Role Playing Technique
Mathematical Modelling
Fishbone Diagram
Decision Trees
Conflict Resolution and Mediation Techniques
Case Studies
Human Relations
Marketing and Publicity
Planning and Policy Development
Liability and Risk Management
Financial Management
Index