A Revised Conceptualization of Marketing in the Context of Public Leisure Services
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This study evaluates the legitimacy of the premises underlying the prevailing conceptualization of public leisure services marketing. A critical theory approach was used, involving investigative research, negative case analysis, and theoretical triangulation. The investigative research revealed three main premises underpinning the prevailing conceptualization: an open-system model of formal organizations, voluntary exchange, and self-interest motivation. The negative case analysis identified three alternate premises: closed-system and contingency-choice models of organizations; redistribution and reciprocity exchange; and alternate motivations. A triangulation of the prevailing and alternative premises suggested a revised conceptualization of public leisure services marketing. Copyright 2001 National Recreation and Park Association.
Journal of Leisure Research
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Novatorov, E. V., & Crompton, J. L.
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Novatorov, Edouard V||Crompton, John L