There are very few efforts that can be pointed to as a cooperative endeavor to improve the profession. The Consortium is an example to others of the type of effort that it will take to develop new ideas to place it in a leadership role.
"1983 Smoky Mountains Recreation Consortium,"
Visions in Leisure and Business: Vol. 2
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