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...leisure in Asian Cultures Introduction Play and recreations plays an important role into the development of a society as they not only reflect about a society’s values and ethics but also provide an opportunity to engage into healthy and constructive activities. Besides play and leisure activities are considered as as old as modern history of world can go back as play and leisure activities are often considered as natural to the people but also provide a tool to live a healthy lifestyle. “Leisure can provide a variety of functions in facilitating and maintaining culture and ethnic practices. First, groups can pass on their cultural practices from one generation to the next through leisure... Play and...
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Leisure Industry
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...leisure and sport industry has increased significantly in order to meet the demand s in different range of leisure activities. These are not the only industries that have come their way but also entertainment and recreation that have proven to be expanded through time. The increase of these industries benefited the labor force especially of the short term employees. Leisure industry are composed of companies that operate to facilitate services for the good of the customers who would want to relax and enjoy their leisure times in lieu of their vacation holidays. These are usually the amusement parks or theme parks such as Disneyland, casinos, Spas, entertainment... and recreation, health...
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Black Leisure
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...LEISURE) Mission ment Forthe period covering 2008 - 2013, the following will be Black Leisure's mission statements: By 2013, Black Leisure Group will achieve 150 million of revenue, 55% profit and will have a 3 million customer base. We will have 20 outdoor activities that are expanding at 5%. We will have a labor force of 20,000 professionals who will be positioned in all the continents. The total number of store will be 800 that will be retailing 25 brands combined in Outdoor and Boardwear. The maximum turnover will be 11%. (Zagotta & Don, 2008, Issue 5) Discussions of the Mission Statements The above mission... statement is quantifiable in terms of the time of achievement...
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Leisure time
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...Leisure Time of Affiliation: Leisure Time Leisure time is a period set apart from the normal daily routine and chores such as business, work, domestic chores, and education activities. Despite the fact that some people usually engage in certain work-related activities for pleasure, such should never be considered as leisure activities, because leisure time excludes the time spent on all the necessary activities including eating and sleeping. Statistics reveals that leisure time and its associated activities vary significantly because of the cultural diversity existing in the societies...
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Leisure & Tourism
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...leisure and recreational facilities continues to raise globally, a phenomenon that has resulted to rapid growth of entertainment, and tourism industries. Leisure and recreation takes different forms, however, it involves taking a break from normal day to day activities with an aim of acquiring specific objectives. Leisure, just as any other human endeavor is driven by motivations, which form the foundations of leisure activities. There are two forms of leisure which involve active or passive activities. Many sports require active participation, while other activities such as watching television are passive (Alex, and Song 2004, p 23). Researchers have... identified several motivations, from...
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Womens Leisure
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...Leisure A professional roller derby player is like one of the toughest types of players in the world andis more like a rugby player on ice. A female professional derby player is different from a male player in such a way that a female player is expected to be less aggressive and less rough when playing the sport. However, derby is popularly known as a type of rough contact sport. This is the reason why both male and female players may allow themselves some form of violence, roughness or even cheating strategies if they believe they have to win. At my school, athletes are perceived as physically healthy individuals and ones who are popular among members of the opposite sex. Moreover... in the...
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Recreation & Leisure
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...Leisure The new millennium has brought with it new understandings, new technologies, new attitudes and new abilities. Through technology, people are able to go ever deeper into the wilderness to experience for themselves what they’ve only read or heard about, or that they feel no one else has ever experienced before. They have more time to invest in leisure and recreation activities and they are increasingly turning to the nation’s open spaces as a means of exploring their options. As the following paper will demonstrate, the increasing variety and prevalence of these activities is introducing a new set of challenges for the park manager as he struggles to adjust to the vast shift... Recreation and...
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Recreation and Leisure
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...Leisure in Western Societies from the Medieval Times until the Present Introduction Leisure and work are two important aspects of human life. Leisure can be defined as the free time at ones disposal, which a person is free to use as she or he sees fit mainly for purses such as self-rejuvenation. Leisure is often associated with recreation, which is partaking in an activity that one enjoys with the aim of improving themselves or for restoration. Work on the other hand is any activity that a person engages in to earn a living or for other gains. The distinction between work and leisure has been changing with time. Additionally the amount of time... that is spent doing work or engaging in...
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Introduction to Leisure
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...Leisure is a feeling of peace when you have no responsibility to carry out. You spend time with your old friends, chatting with them and recalling old memories. When I was younger, leisure was all about going fishing in the weekends. I think the mode of leisure has changed greatly over time, and the real essence of leisure has vanished. Interview 2- Mr. Simpson aged 65 For me, leisure means spending time with your grandchildren. I have a grandson, and playing with him is my leisure. Years ago, leisure, for me, was sitting down with your grandmother and listening to stories. This has changed over time since kids today sit in front of computers... for leisure instead of with...
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Benefit of Leisure
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...Leisure The Physical Health Benefits of Leisure It is important for human beings to engage in activities that improve their wellbeing either along physical or mental aspects. In this case, the society should ensure that its people practiced healthy living since there are benefits that the entire society stands to gain as a whole once its people exercise healthy living. Individuals could engage in different activities with a view of maintaining their health. Leisure activities are some of the activities that promote the wellbeing of the individual as they encourage individuals to engage in physical activities. Although an individual gains when engaging in leisure... The Physical Health Benefits of Leisure ...
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The chance of leisure
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...Leisure According to Pieper, the working process has denied many people the chance of leisure. It is possible to have leisure time and still go to work. Leisure is an act of celebrating efforts of work. Apollodorus was usually caught up in the marketplace. He was usually too busy to have leisure time until he met Socrates, who introduced him to leisure. Leisure does not mean idleness, and an individual can work and still have leisure time. Having little leisure is going against the rule of leisure. Leisure...
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Personal Leisure Choices
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...Leisure Choices It is undeniable that leisure choices not only differ from individual to individual but also from society to society. These differences are caused by various factors such as time. Availability of time for leisure may vary from one individual to another. However, time factor may also not determine choice for leisure since there are individuals who are generally workaholics and would rather work impulsively than spending time enjoying and engaging in leisureliness deeds. It is therefore apparent that making a choice regarding a leisure activity depends on serious interconnected reasons that are subjective to few factors such as the individual factors, circumstances surrounding... Personal...
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Leisure and technology
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...Leisure and Technology Leisure time entails a free period in which a person may spend in the manner he chooses best. Generally, leisure time provides and offers a framework for a variety of an individual’s leisure activities scope. It may range from the pro-active to the passive quest (Castle, 2006). It may also entail an individual’s productivity aspect to the ostentatious consumption aspects. In some cases, it involves relaxation, participating in outdoor activities or simply watching the television. Traditional forms of leisure activities were a bit simple with community members preferring to engage in...
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Tourism, Leisure and Society
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...leisure and tourism and their contribution to understanding the relationships between leisure and tourism. 1. Introduction When having to explain specific social concepts or behaviours, it is necessary to refer to their framework, as influenced by the environment (social, political or economic). Most commonly, the continuous changes in the above environment set barriers to the development of standardized definitions for the particular concepts and behaviours. Such problem has been identified in the case of leisure and tourism, two concepts that are critically described in this paper. Particular emphasis is given on the understanding... of their relationship as it can be influenced by their...
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Chines Leisure Industry
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...Leisure is a very complex activity. It is merely what one does in their own free time as an activity that would cause relaxation and give them peace of mind. These activities can be anything from playing a sport, watching television, listening to music, doing things around the house and the yard, adventure activities, shopping, and much more. Leisure differs from one person to another. What one person may consider a relaxing activity maybe work to another. This makes it difficult to combine activities under the umbrella of leisure. For example, playing tennis on a Sunday afternoon maybe leisure to someone and work to a...
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Tourism, Leisure and Society
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...leisure and tourism and their contribution to understanding the relationships between leisureand tourism. 1. Introduction When having to explain specific social concepts or behaviours, it is necessary to refer to their framework, as influenced by the environment (social, political or economic). Most commonly, the continuous changes in the above environment set barriers to the development of standardized definitions for the particular concepts and behaviours. Such problem has been identified in the case of leisure and tourism, two concepts that are critically described in this paper. Particular emphasis is given on the understanding... of their relationship as it can be influenced by their...
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Leisure Centre Booking System
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...Leisure Center Booking System This paper encompasses a discussion regarding a proposal for a booking and reservation system at a leisure centre. This project involves two major aspects in computing, which is Databases and web publishing. The Database will hold information about members of the leisure centre, and also hold a booking system for the faculties at the centre. The Web section is where by a user can view the booking system via the Internet, and also make applications for membership. This project involves two major aspects in computing, which is Databases and web publishing. The Database will hold information about members of the leisure centre, and also hold a booking system... for...
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Economics of Leisure
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...LEISURE By Introduction When Adams defined economics as wealth of nations, the purpose was to account for the resources that can benefit its citizens. It means that with the advancement of technology, the populace should have more economic benefits than before. Economic growth should be accompanied by enhanced living standards. Betrand Rusell, one of great English philosophers praised idleness and in one of his writings he held that if society was to be managed in a better way than citizens would only need to work for four hours a day. He believed that such hours will accord people the required necessities and the elementary life comfort. He believed that the remaining hours could... ECONOMICS OF LEISURE ...
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TOURISM - LEISURE AND SOCIETY
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...Leisure and Tourism have become Primarily Symbols of Social Identity and Status.’ What Arguments may Support or Contradict this Notion. Individual and group identities are often classified within the ambit of social standing and status. Social identity and status do qualify to be considered multidimensional concepts, which include within their scope entities like personal and social values, individual and group attitudes, collective heritage, social traditions and popular myths (Henderson 2001). A whole range of these factors may act as a cohesive force that unites the individuals and groups and endows them with a sense... of the of the Concerned 4 December 2009 2. ‘In Today’s Consumption Culture,...
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Sports and Leisure
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...leisure For the UK, examine and discuss how individuals and groups are generating both contemporary and future issues in sport. Illustrate your answer using a variety of examples. Contemporary issue around sports, leisure or leisure sports center around an array of issue both at the urban and rural level. These issues are mostly raised out of actual or perceived problems faced by customers or people in the locality, at the regional, national or international level. Issues can have a blurred sociomoralistic undertone like concern over the growing obscenity of advertisement in sports industry, the role of ethics in sports and leisure industry, moral... uprightness of role models in sports, as...
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Leisure and Recreation
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...Leisure and Recreation  (Question #1)  What are the benefits of leisure to you? Explain?  (Question #2)  In your personal life, do you leave enough time for leisure and recreation. If so, what do you like to do? Explain.  (Question #3)  What trends do you see in the future for leisure and recreation?  Without a doubt, instructional sports are vital to the development of any organization. Instructional... ?Instructions: 2. Answer these two questions.  a) You have a chance to work in recreational sports management. You are given a choice to select between one of the five programming areas of sports management they are Instructional sports, informal sports, intramural sports, extramural sports, and club...
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Economics of Leisure
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...leisure Introduction It is sometimes argued that leisure activity is relatively immune to economic factors, such as price and income, and is instead determined mainly by schooling, upbringing and social class. This is relative to which side of the argument one sands. To begin with, the term leisure is often confused with the term recreation. However, leisure has several distinct yet closely related meanings. Godbey (1985) defines leisure as living in freedom from compulsive forces of the outside such as culture and the physical environment so as to enable one to act in internal love in ways that please him and provide a basis for faith. Leisure is defined as time spent when one... is not...
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In depth leisure analysis
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...Leisure Analysis Activity The most commonly delved in activity that is a source of leisure for me is watching television. As defined, leisure means “activities that people engage in during their free time—activities that are not work oriented or that do not involve life maintenance tasks such as housecleaning or sleeping” (Human Kinetics 1). Watching television could be done alone or with family members. I usually watch TV when I arrive home from school or after dinner or before sleeping. It is the most cost efficient way to spend my leisure time since I do not have to spend on other resources as the cost of watching TV comes with the payment for utilities. Of course, the more... September 11, In Depth...
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Defense of leisure
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...leisure, and leisure, in its turn, is not possible unless it has a durable and consequently living link with the cultus, with divine worship” (Piper, 15). This statement encompasses Pieper’s stand on how leisure and philosophy, and theology, influences each other. Leisure is an integral part in creating and cultivating a culture. Done after all the humanly work, leisure is the time for reflection and self-discovery, by which, culture propagates and develops. True leisure, based on the principles of Pieper, is a condition of the soul which allows a person to think and to meditate. This becomes the only path to reach man’s full potential. The human mind has... Culture depends for its very existence on...
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Day of leisure
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...Leisure The old saying that goes like “Work without play makes jack a dull boy” could be one of the main drivers of an individual wanting to spend their time on a certain leisure activity. Leisure thus becomes among the most imperative parts of our lives. In this paper, we will define what leisure is and look at an example of a leisure activity I engaged in and the positive impact I derived from the activity. In addition, I will consider incorporating a number of theories related to the definition of the term and a deeper understanding on what leisure means in our lives. To begin with, leisure is such a word that cannot be defined by a single statement, as there is so much to it than... My Story on...
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Blacks Leisure Group Board
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...Leisure Group Board Contents Introduction It is always a grand accomplishment for a business enterprise, when the innovation on its' services and products works and results in a blockbuster quarter; however, a short term success does not make for true business excellence, a true business excellence demands sustainability (HBS, 2009). Business sustainability comes from the maintenance of competitive advantage and for maintaining a competitive advantage a business strategy is required. A strategy that will make the business exclusive and as well as carry the company and its business forward as the world around it changes (HBS, 2009). Hence, for the development and sustenance of a competitive... Blacks...
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Business and Leisure Events
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...LEISURE EVENTS Man is a social animal, as the renowned Greek philosopher Aristotle submits. He gets involves in divergent activities related to earning his bread on the one hand, and keep himself happy, healthy and active on the other. Hence, his business and recreational activities go hand in hand throughout his life-span. Almost all business organizations, corporate firms and companies arrange business events in one way or the other for the projection, promotion and expansion of their business volume. These activities include training sessions, educational workshops, staff meetings, seminars, conferences, exhibitions and trade shows. All these activities come under the fold of business... BUSINESS AND...
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Leisure Facility Proposal
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...Leisure Facility Proposal April Table of Contents Design proposal 3 Aims and objectives 7 Aims 7 Objectives 8 Programmes offered 9 Legal issues 10 Performance indicators 12 Bibliography 13 As the newly appointed leisure and recreation facilities development consultant, my findings are given in this report. The Central Library space in Chamberlain Square is placed in an area full of history. While the Brutalist architecture might be out of style, the building could be turned into a modern leisure and recreational facility. The ?250 million pounds allotted to this project if used wisely will help turn the Central Library into a modern...
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Blacks Leisure Group
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...Leisure Group, plc Strength Blacks Leisure Group plc is one of the United Kingdom's leading sportswear and sporting goods retailer and is market's largest specialty outdoor retailer. The company's strength lies in its recognition that outdoor activities are not only confined to adult men. It has already integrated in its product range women's sportswear and sports fashion that culminated with the launching of the Pure Women store concept. It has also incorporated Millets chain of family-oriented sporting goods stores and the higher-end Air and youth-oriented Free Spirit retail chains. This diversity makes the company capture a wider market. The company's strength... Submitted] SWOT Analysis: Blacks...
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TOURISM - LEISURE AND SOCIETY
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...Leisure and Tourism have become Primarily Symbols of Social Identity and Status.' What Arguments may Support or Contradict this Notion. Individual and group identities are often classified within the ambit of social standing and status. Social identity and status do qualify to be considered multidimensional concepts, which include within their scope entities like personal and social values, individual and group attitudes, collective heritage, social traditions and popular myths (Henderson 2001). A whole range of these factors may act as a cohesive force that unites the individuals and groups and endows them with a sense... of the of the Concerned 4 December 2009 2. 'In Today's Consumption Culture,...
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Leisure and recreation
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...Leisure and recreation has been an inseparable part of our existence even since humanity came into being. It has been intricately interwoven into allaspects of our lives in some form or the other. Although the definition and idea of "recreation "is very subjective, yet the primary goal that everyone looks for is "self-entertainment". The modes and preferences have evolved drastically over centuries and civilizations. Entertainment may be in active form such as sports, adventure, traveling, nature study, arts and music or in passive form such as television, internet and other mass media tools. The media boom has definitely resulted in the "active" forms of entertainment...
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Economics of leisure
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...LEISURE Economics of Leisure of the of the Economics of Leisure What kind of document isthis and why was it written? The document report examines the levels of arts attendance among adults in English and socio-demographic inequalities in development opportunities for assistance. Arts Council England seeks to ensure that as many people as possible have access to exciting, challenging and enriching artistic experience. This is especially useful for us to know who attends event, and how often, what people are involved in a number of artistic and cultural activities, and how the public feels the arts and how they should be financed. Readers of this report have different needs... ?Running head: ECONOMICS OF...
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Travel and Leisure Industry
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...leisure industry. The Center Parcs resorts have wonderful villas resorts in forests and among other activities that the resorts offer, Center Parcs offers Aqua Sana, a spa which allows the visitors to pamper themselves. 1. MACRO ENVIRONMENTAL AND COMPETITIVE AUDIT 1.1 PEST ANALYSIS This analysis is used to ensure that all aspects of the macro-economical environment are covered while assessing a business and ensures that key factors like Political environment, Economic factors, Social factors and Technological factors are taken into account. POLITICAL ENVIRONMENT Some... of the political factors that are reviewed in a PEST analysis are Stability of government Likely change in...
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Retirement and Leisure
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...Leisure Retirement and Leisure This paper will give a synopsis of The Big Boys by Studs Terkel, where he talks about the corporate world as being a jungle. In the comparison, one is thrown into the corporate world on his own, fights for survival and, eventually, leadership. He is himself a former manager of a corporation, who ventured into corporate consultancy upon retirement. He looks at the changing ways in which age is perceived in the corporate world, comparing it with the way things were when he was growing up. He then sums up by describing life, or the lack of it, after exiting the limelight of managing a corporation. Terkel begins by describing how he was amazed... and Leisure Retirement and...
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Previous Leisure Activities
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...Leisure Activities From a set of questions about childhood recreation and play, the responses would be used to develop an essay on the areas of recreational activities that had a great impact on one’s childhood. The following questions would hereby be addressed: (1) what did your parents do for fun? Did your parents have fun together? Did your parents entertain at home? Who did they invite? (2) Did your family vacation? Where did you go? (3) What were your very active forms of play? Where did you play? Did you play alone? Previous Leisure Activities The choice of recreational activities and play undertaken by children ultimately depended on the kind of entertainment activities proposed... Previous...
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Leisure in Society. Golf
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...Leisure in Society. Golf 2006 The greatest part of person’s life takes place at his working place. However, leisure plays extremely important rolefor people. This is the time, which renews person’s vigour and recreate. This is the time, which can be devoted to the activities, which helps a person to relax and perfect oneself in the activities, different form job responsibilities. This is the time for hobby…. One of the major activities of the British during the leisure is sport. There were conducted some researches to investigate which leisure activities are the most popular among the British people. According to ESRC fact sheet the most popular leisure time activity in the UK is watching TV...
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Defintion essay on leisure time
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...leisure time Spare time or Leisure time can be defined as the period of time spent out of work and other activities. Most of the people like to spend leisure time for recreational purposes and consider it as short- term retrieval from routine work. But when one consider culture and individual difference, the term spare time or leisure time gain wider scope. When this term is applied to a clearer scenario, for instance, among children, adults, and other countries (culture), a number of factors like usage, its effect on health etc come to the limelight. Here, the attempt is to unearth the effect of leisure time among children, adults, and cultures through compare/contrast and cause... Definition essay on...
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Leisure Outfit Ltd (LOL)
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...Leisure Outfit Ltd (LOL) Introduction Leisure Outfit Ltd (LOL) is a very recent company that is making effort to set its foot in the retail outfit industry and as a result of which the company has undertaken loan and overdrafts from bank along with raising of equity share capital. It was also gathered that the managerial members have also made significant investment thereof. Each director has invested significantly in the company along with the investment by Keeble Estates. The company is currently undergoing a phase of financial difficulty as it has large number of orders to fulfil and it has taken overdraft facilities from bank for meeting cost. The...
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Blacks Leisure Group Plc
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...Leisure Group Plc Business Black's leisure Group Plc is one of the leading retail outdoor and board wear group in United Kingdom. The company carries all its operations under two categories: The Outdoor Group and the Boardwear Division. The Outdoor Group comprises Millets and Blacks, the largest outdoor retailers in the UK, and Freespirit and Mambo, the leading retail chains in the newly emerging UK boardwear market. The Boardwear Division comprises the wholesale and retail arms of the O'Neill brand, one of the world's leading names in boardwear. The Group has the exclusive distribution rights to the brand for the UK. In brief, the company...
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Sport and Leisure Identities
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...leisure and sport participation Introduction The system in Britain has affected the ways in which leisure and sports are experienced by the various social groups within the nation. In examining the nature of social class, the extensions of gender and race naturally begin to form the various definitions of roles that affect the choices of members of those classes. The argument of whether or not identity is formed through individual choice or through acculturation into the social class in which one is born, provides context for the nature of sports and leisure as they are pursued through different social groups. However, in the 20th century, the consumerist culture has added... ?Social and the nature of...
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Leisure Sleuth Paper
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...Leisure Sleuth Word Count: 910 (4 pages) I. Introduction The environment being investigated, the theories that are held about this person,and recommendations for improving this person’s leisure time are elements which will all be analyzed. II. The Environment Being Investigated There are several items in the person’s main room which tell us about her various interests. There is a tennis racket, a trophy from her high school tennis championship, and a few token items from her college tennis team that have been left lying around. Thus, we can see that the person is an avid tennis player. I see the person’s cell phone, which has numerous appointments on...
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Leisure sailing clothing
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...Leisure sailing and clothing industry is an industry with relatively small economies of scale. However, this industry has its own audience because it can fulfil a function that other industries cannot. The Company is also at an advantage because, there is already a supplier that has been secured, and this means that the Company does not have to incur manufacturing costs. However, a foreign investor must look into a number of macro and micro issues that affect the Company. This will be examined in detail in the subsequent sections of the essay. (UDEL, 2007) Pest Analysis A pest analysis is normally done with the purpose of establishing the macro environmental factors that may... Introduction The...
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Three Main Concepts Of Leisure
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...Leisure Leisure is defined differently with culture affecting its definition. Leisure can be defined as free time or available time at ones disposal. However, it is a challenging the subject and the definitions vary from country to country based on the past and the influence of the culture and media. The past experiences, leisure have been defined as the free time or something that one wants to do freely. Others define it as relaxing and spare time or time for doing nothing. The approach is different from the considered diverse because the definition of the term is not static but dynamic. Therefore, the first concept of the leisure is defined as time. In this definition... Three Main Concepts Of...
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Leisure and Pleasure Source Analysis
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...Leisure and Pleasure Source Analysis Introduction Newspapers served as the commonest mode of relaying information to the public and s, when the government or businessmen needed the channel. Leisure information for instance was importantly relayed to people seeking entertainment and refreshment information. This may be a striking contrast between the modern sources of information leisure, especially with the advancement in print and electronic media. However, there is a striking similarity in the application of the mode and communication of the information to the targeted audience since leisure adverts form a significant...
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Leisure Operational Management Budgeting Assignment
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...leisure market especially work out gyms have got the opportunity to invest in this very appealing business. The leisure industry especially investing in gym services to the customers is in good condition and there are several customers wiling to pay... Workout Gym Business Plan Company The work out gym services are aimed at providing services that will enable and the staff to exercise effectively. The services offered to customers will include physical therapy, baby care services for parents who wish to care for their young ones while exercising, getting a massage or taking drinks. Human beings have over the years been affected by various challenges concerning their fitness and health. There are several d...
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The Theory of Leisure Class
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...Leisure In the sequence of cultural evolution the emergence of a leisure coincides with the beginning of ownership (Dugger,1992). This is necessarily the case, for these two institutions result from the same set of economic forces. In the inchoate phase of their development they are but different aspects of the same general facts of social structure. It is as elements of social structure--conventional facts--that leisure and ownership are matters of interest for the purpose in hand (Gruchy, 2007). An habitual neglect of work does not constitute a leisure class; neither does the mechanical fact of use and consumption constitute ownership. The present inquiry, therefore, is not concerned... The Theory of...
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Tourism, leisure, culture, society, polities
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...leisure time for people sick and tired with their annual responsibilities at work or in family (Shaw & Williams, 2002). However, it should... Tourism is Only about the Pursuit of Pleasure August 15, Introduction To begin with, tourism has become a real urge for pleasure sought by many individuals and their families. People from all over the world tend to be present at the destinations they once read or heard about. It is an attempt to come closer to something desired and wanted for a definite period of time. To say more, to be called a tourist is also a kind of privilege for many people around the globe. They are eager to bear such a status at least once a year. Thus, tourism is a great and desired...
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Family and sports, recreation, leisure
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...Leisure   Family and Sports, Recreation, Leisure Insert        Insert Grade Insert Name 28 November 2011 Family and Sports, Recreation, Leisure Introduction A Family that undertakes sports, recreation, and leisure (SRL) activities is believed to be taking the right path towards cementing its social-economic background. It makes family members to interact away from their daily work and share a moment together listening to each other’s thinking, story, and opinion, while exchanging ideas and advices. Moreover, parents get time to talk and advice their children. However, each particular family has different SRL activities depending on their social history... ?Running head:  Family and Sports, Recreation,...
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Class Inequalities In Leisure Participation
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...LEISURE PARTICIPATION Introduction- Describe the main structure of the essay to prepare the reader. You have to focus on different class of the people, inequalities in the participation and changes in the participation of different classes in leisure. Define leisure and what do you mean by class inequalities. Defining the whole concept in small sentence giving a brief understanding of the subject so that reader shall know what exactly he is going to read. Gender differences in participation rates- Compare and contrast the leisure activities taken part by the different genders of the classes. Relate them with the closest leisure activity involved and explain the concept of gender... INEQUALITIES IN...
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Leisure and tourism operations management
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...Leisure and Tourism Operations Management In the paper, the operation management of a five star hotel located in Oludeniz in Turkey has been analyzed. After using a number of important service concepts, packages, processes and layouts pertaining to leisure and tourism operations management, a number of findings are discussed with the management of the hotel. Introduction The name of the hotel is Club Belcekz Beach Hotel, which is a luxury hotel and it is located in Oludeniz, the city that gets millions of visitors in peak season from October to March. It has won numerous awards for customer satisfaction such as Thomson Gold Medal and offers facilities such...
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