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    Author(s): Lee. K. Cerveny
    Date: 2008
    Source: Society & Natural Resources. 21(4): 363-365
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
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    Description

    Thinking Like a Manager is a unique book that offers students and wildlife professionals a fresh format for considering a. complex array of themes associated with the contemporary wildlife management. The title refers to Aldo Leopold's classic essay, Thinking Like a Mountain, which promotes the integration of ecological and sociocultural processes in natural resource decisions. Thinking Like a Manager assumes the form of a fictional novel featuring six wildlife managers stranded on a remote beach. While waiting for the fog to lift, the characters draw from their experiences to discuss the changing role of the wildlife manager. The result is a highly readable and provocative account that, despite a few shortcomings, raises important issues about human dimensions of natural resource management.

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    Citation

    Cerveny, Lee. K. 2008. A Review of: "Organ, John F., Daniel J. Decker, Len H. Carpenter, William F. Siemer, and Shawn J. Riley. Thinking Like a Manager: Reflections on Wildlife Management.". Society & Natural Resources, Volume 21, Issue 4, April, p. 363-365

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