Aligning People and Resources: A Value-Based Approach to Leadership
Speakers: Jake Smithwick, Jeff Sawyer
Explains the difference between leadership and management, and the processes to align project
requirements with internal staff’s expertise. Highlights the attributes of effective leadership, including transparency, accountability, and empowerment, through discussion and recreation-specific examples. Recommends evoking the “best” from staff, citizens, and external parties by creating a performance environment. Shows techniques to increase team capability through risk identification and management, project preplanning, and project performance measurement.
Presentation from the 2014 Alberta Recreation and Parks Association Annual Conference and Energize Workshop