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Effective leadership in adventure programming

Author: Simon Priest; Michael A Gass
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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Effective leadership in adventure programming details both the art and science of adventure leadership, helping a new generation of outdoor leaders develop their skills. The text extends the focus on evidence-based models, theories, and best practices, showing that science and research are as important to the profession as the natural beauty of the environment. The book describes the core competencies of outdoor  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Priest, Simon.
Effective leadership in adventure programming.
Champaign, Illinois : Human Kinetics, [2018]
(DLC) 2017028828
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Priest; Michael A Gass
ISBN: 9781492547860 1492547867
OCLC Number: 990183068
Notes: "This book is a revised edition of Effective Leadership in Adventure Programming, published in 2005 by Human Kinetics"--Title page verso.
Description: xiv, 433 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Evidence --
Philosophy --
Professional ethics --
History --
Technical activity skills --
Safety and risk skills --
Environmental skills --
Organizational skills --
Social psychology --
Conditional leadership --
Communication --
Instructional skills --
Facilitation skills --
Decision making --
Problem solving --
Sound judgment --
Trends and issues.
Responsibility: Simon Priest, PhD, Michael Gass, PhD, University of New Hampshire.

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Effective Leadership in Adventure Programming, Third Edition, details the art and science of adventure leadership. This thorough update of the groundbreaking text covers the latest  Read more...
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