By Alex Kosseff
This thoroughly revised and up to date advisor from the Appalachian Mountain membership info the severe abilities and ideas each expert or volunteer outside chief must comprehend. via easy-to-remember management versions, case reports, and his personal large management adventure, writer Alex Kosseff explores such subject matters as potent decision-making, workforce dynamics and communique, self-awareness and assessment, backcountry ethics, and extra. additionally integrated are a brand new bankruptcy on suggestions for prime and motivating formative years and improved insurance of threat and concern management.
INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:
■ obtainable suggestions for brand new and skilled leaders
■ entire insurance of management concepts
■ Case stories, recommendation, and anecdotes from specialists on journey making plans, determination making, management kinds, educating, and communication
■ crucial studying lists for additional study
ALEX KOSSEFF is director of the outside security Institute, the place he advises outdoors schooling and activity enterprises on hazard administration, employees education, and volunteer-based courses. He has two decades of outside management adventure, having labored as an Outward certain leader teacher and employees coach, backpacking and canoeing journey chief, environmental educator, and desolate tract medication teacher. He lives in Bozeman, Montana.
“A thorough, field-tested exam of what makes the simplest open air leaders . . . and the way certainly one of them may be you.”—Robert Birkby, writer of the Boy Scout instruction manual, Mountain insanity, and evenly at the Land
"An awesome source for either leaders and fans . . . Vignettes from a wide selection of outside journeys successfully illustrate Kosseff's points."—Trail & Timberline, Colorado Mountain membership magazine
"An first-class source for leaders new and previous. . . . this can be a well-written, stress-free management source that would be precious to an individual chargeable for major journeys . . ."—Dan Garvey, President, Prescott university (1st version review)
"Whether you're an aspiring or skilled open air chief, this paintings might be on your library--where you could achieve it."—Jed Williamson, Editor of injuries in North American mountain climbing (1st version review)
". . . tackles a fancy subject in a transparent & enticing demeanour. tales of actual management events support boost critical-thinking talents . . . ."—Ian Wade, govt Director, Outward certain overseas, Inc (1st version review)
TABLE OF CONTENTS
2 Getting Started
4 determination Making
5 management Styles
6 educating and Facilitation
7 box Safety
9 best Youth
11 day trip Behavior
12 crew habit and Development
14 journey Planning
15 Organizational threat Management
16 Environmental Stewardship
17 you should definitely Have Fun
Appendix: additional Reading
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AMC Guide to Outdoor Leadership: Trip Planning * Group Dynamics * Decision Making * Leading Youth * Risk Management by Alex Kosseff