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Author(s):Montgomery, Boyd
Author Affiliation:CSFM; Sylvania Recreation Commission
Title:Managing a crew
Source:Sports Turf Manager [STMA]. Vol. 21, No. 2, March/April 2003, p. 3, 6, 9.
# of Pages:3
Publishing Information:Council Bluffs, IA: Sports Turf Managers Association
Keywords:TIC Keywords: Sports turf maintenance crew; Crew training; Personnel management; Staff motivation; Communications
Abstract/Contents:Discusses "key aspects" to managing a sports turf maintenance team. Recommends that managers set goals and guidelines for the crew, and provide each person with a detailed job description. States that "team training is one of the single most important commitments [a] company or organization can make." Discusses the creation of a team training program, mentioning that "motivation is a key factor in the success of [the] training program." Also discusses the use of effective communication. Concludes that "the majority of Sports Turf Managers got into this business beacuse they loved to work outside and with people. In reality, 80-90% of [a manager's] time will be spent on managing people and 10-20% will be on working outside!"
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Montgomery, B. 2003. Managing a crew. Sports Turf Manager [STMA]. 21(2):p. 3, 6, 9.
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