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dc.contributor.author Schlenker, Katie en_US
dc.contributor.author Edwards, Deborah en_US
dc.contributor.author Wearing, Stephen en_US
dc.contributor.editor Page S; Connell J en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-12T03:32:08Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-12T03:32:08Z
dc.date.issued 2012 en_US
dc.identifier 2010006817 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Schlenker Katie, Edwards Deborah, and Wearing Stephen 2012, 'Volunteering and events', Routledge, UK, pp. 316-325. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 978-0-415-58334-3 en_US
dc.identifier.other B1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/17840
dc.description.abstract An event workforce comprises a range of different types of employees including paid staff, external suppliers, contractors and volunteers. Event organisers depend on volunteers who are recognised as an integral part of the workforce at local, regional, national and international events. This chapter describes how event organisations face a series of unique challenges and additional complexity when they are recruiting, training, managing, rewarding and retaining a volunteer workforce. With events increasingly depending on the volunteer worker, it has become essential to develop mechanisms of management that ensure the provision of a positive and satisfying volunteer experience, and the retention of volunteers. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Routledge en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon en_US
dc.title Volunteering and events en_US
dc.parent The Routledge Handbook of Events en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 316 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 325 en_US
dc.cauo.name BUS.School of Leisure, Sport and Tourism en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 150603 en_US
dc.personcode 996738 en_US
dc.personcode 997315 en_US
dc.personcode 856692 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Tourism Management en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 1st en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords volunteer; volunteer labour; event management; en_US
dc.staffid 856692 en_US


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