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The Importance Of Play Behavior In The Leisure Industry


  • Catrinel Dridea

    (Assistant Professor at the Romanian American University in Bucharest)

  • Stefania Murgoci

    (Ph.D student at the Academy of Economic Studies)


The leisure industry encompasses a large variety of segments and has a large addressability to the general audience. Talking about sports, entertainment, crafts, hobbies, etc. the leisure services are widely spread and more and more appealing to the masses, influencing the character of leisure in a positive way. The play is an essential part of any leisure activity and knowing the motivation for play determines multiple opportunities to enhance the leisure services world wide. Further more not only the play theories are important, but also the play concepts and its involvement in the leisure activities.

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  • Catrinel Dridea & Stefania Murgoci, 2010. "The Importance Of Play Behavior In The Leisure Industry," Romanian Economic Business Review, Romanian-American University, vol. 5(2), pages 196-201, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:rau:journl:v:5:y:2010:i:2:p:196-201

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