Selected Articles

1. Trend Statistics in Parks and Recreation

John L. Crompton & Juddson C. Culpepper (2006). Trends in Texas’ Expenditures for State Park and Recreation Services from 1990 through 2006. Unpublished manuscript. (Full Text)

Andrew T. Kaczynski & John L. Crompton (2006). Financing priorities in local governments: where do park and recreation services rank? Journal of Park and Recreation Administration 24(1), 84-103. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Andrew T. Kaczynski (2004). Trends in State Governments’ Expenditures on Parks and Recreation 1989/90 through 1999/2000. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration 22(2), 101-116. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Andrew T. Kaczynski (2003). Trends in Local Park and Recreation Department Finances and Staffing from 1964/65 to 1999/2000. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration 21(4), 124-144. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Brian P. McGregor (1994). Trends in the Financing and Staffing of Local Government Park and Recreation Services. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 12(3), 19-37. (Full Text)

Ronald E. McCarville & John L. Crompton (1988). Selected Local park and Recreation Financial Indicators in the First Half of the 1980s: A Challenge to Conventional Wisdom. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 6(3), 46-54. (Full Text)

2. Repositioning of Park and Recreation Services

John L. Crompton (2009). Strategies for Implementing Repositioning of Leisure Services. Managing Leisure, 14(2), 87-111. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2008). Evolution and the Implications of a Paradigm Shift in the Marketing of Leisure Services in the USA. Leisure Studies 27(2), 181-205. (Full Text)

Andrew T. Kaczynski & John L. Crompton (2004). Development of a Multi-Dimensional Scale for Implementing Positioning in Public Park and Recreation Agencies. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration 22(2), 1-27. (Full Text)

Andrew T. Kaczynski & John L. Crompton (2004). An Operational Tool for Determining the Optimum Repositioning Strategy for Leisure Services Departments. Managing Leisure: An International Journal 9(3), 127-144. (Full Text)

Stacy R. Tomas & John L. Crompton (2004). Repositioning Texas State Parks. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration 22(1), 115-128. (Full Text)

Edouard V. Novatorov & John L. Crompton (2001). A Revised Conceptualization of Marketing in the Context of Public Leisure Services. Journal of Leisure Research, 33(2), 160-201. (Full Text)

Edouard V. Novatorov & John L. Crompton (2001). Reformulating the Conceptualization of Marketing in the Context of Public Leisure Services. Leisure Studies 20(1), 61-75. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2000). Repositioning Leisure Services. Managing Leisure: An International Journal, 5(2), 65-76. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton, Paul C. Fakeye & Chi-Chuan Lue (1992). Positioning: The Example of the Lower Rio Grande Valley in the Winter Long Stay Destination Market. Journal of Travel Research, 31(2), 20-26. (Full Text)

3. Historical Evolution of Parks and Recreation

John L. Crompton (2014). Lessons from nineteenth-century advocacy in the USA for urban parks as antidotes for ill health. World Leisure Journal, 56(4), 267-280. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2013). The health rationale for urban parks in the nineteenth century in the USA. World Leisure Journal, 55(4), 333-346. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2007). The Role of the Proximate Principle in the Emergence of Urban Parks in the United Kingdom and in the United States. Leisure Studies 26(2), 213-234. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2006). The Genesis of the Proximate Principle in the Development of Urban Parks in England. Annals of Leisure Research 9(4), 214-244. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton and Peter A. Witt (1999). Insights from Our Past. Trends, 35(4), 4-9. (Full Text)

4. The Proximate Principle: Impact of Parks on Property Value

John L. Crompton (2008). Evolution and Implications of a Paradigm Shift in the Marketing of Leisure Services in the U.S. Leisure Studies, 27(2), 181-205. (Full Text)

William J. Boswell & John L. Crompton (2007). A City’s Strategy to Fund a Golf Course by Developing Homes on Proximate Property. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration 25(1), 115-127. (Full Text)

Sarah Nicholls & John L. Crompton (2007). The Impact of a Golf Course on Residential Property Values. Journal of Sport Management 21, 555-570. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2007). The Role of the Proximate Principle in the Emergence of Urban Parks in the United Kingdom and in the United States. Leisure Studies 26(2), 213-234. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2006). The Genesis of the Proximate Principle in the Development of Urban Parks in England. Annals of Leisure Research 9(4), 214-244. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Sarah Nicholls (2006). An Assessment of Tax Revenues Generated by Homes Proximate to a Greenway. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration 24(3), 103-108. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2005). The Impact of Parks on Property Values: Empirical Evidence from the Past Two Decades in the United States. Leisure Management 10, 203-218. (Full Text)

Sarah Nicholls & John L. Crompton (2005). The Impact of Greenways on Property Values: Evidence from Austin, Texas. Journal of Leisure Research 37(3), 321-341. (Full Text)

Sarah Nicholls & John L. Crompton. (2005). Impacts of Regional Parks on Property Values in Texas. Journal of Park and Recreation Management Administration 23(2), 87-108. (Full Text)

Sarah Nicholls & John L. Crompton. (2005). Why do People Choose to live in Golf Course Communities? Journal of Park and Recreation Administration 23(1), 37-52. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2001). The Impact of Parks on Property Values: A Review of the Empirical Evidence. Journal of Leisure Research 33(1),1-31. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2001). Perceptions of How the Presence of Greenway Trails Affects the Value of Proximate Properties. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration,19(3), 33-51. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2000). Designing Golf Courses to Optimize Proximate Property Values. Managing Leisure: An International Journal, 5(4), 192-199. (Full Text)

5. Economic Impacts of Park and Recreation Services

 

 

Ji Youn Jeong, John L. Crompton & Rebekka M. Dudensing (2015). The Potential Influence of Researchers’ “Hidden” Procedure Decisions on Estimates of Visitor Spending and Economic Impact. Journal of Travel Research. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton, Ji Youn Jeong & Rebekka M. Dudensing (2015). Sources of Variation in Economic Impact Multipliers. Journal of Travel Research. (Full Text)

Ji Youn Jeong & John L. Crompton (2015). Measuring the Economic Impact of a State Park System. Managing Sport and Leisure. 20(4) (Full Text)

Ji Youn Jeong & John L. Crompton (2014). The economic contributions of Texas State Parks. Unpublished manuscript. (Full Text)

Peter Harnik & John L. Crompton (2014). Measuring the total economic value of a park system to a community. Managing Leisure, 19(3). (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2012). Estimates of the Economic Benefits Accruing from an Expansion in Houston’s Bayou Greenway Network. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 30(4), 83-93. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2010). Measuring the Economic Impact of Park and Recreation Services. National Recreation and Park Association. (Executive Summary) (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2006). Economic Impact studies: Instruments for Political Shenanigans? Journal of Travel Research 45(1), 67-82. (Full Text).

Stacy R. Tomas & John L. Crompton (2004). Repositioning Texas State Parks. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration 22(1), 115-128. (Full Text)

Andrew T. Kaczynski, John L. Crompton & John E. Emerson (2003). A Procedure for Improving the Accuracy of Visitor Counts at State Parks. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration 21(3), 140-151. (Full Text)

Seokho Lee & John L. Crompton (2003). The Attraction Power and Spending Impact of Three Festivals in Ocean City, Maryland. Event Management (Research Note) 8(2), 109-112. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton, Seokho Lee & Thomas J. Shuster (2001). A Guide for Undertaking Economic Impact Studies: The Springfest Example. Journal of Travel Research, 40(1), 79-87. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Seokho Lee (2000). The Economic Impact of 30 Sports Tournaments, Festivals, and Spectator Events in Seven U.S. Cities. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 18(2), 107-126. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1995). Economic Impact Analysis of Sports Facilities and Events: Eleven Sources of Misapplication. Journal of Sport Management, 9(1), 14-35. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Stacey L. McKay (1994). Measuring the Economic Impact of Festivals and Events: Some Myths, Misapplications and Ethical Dilemmas. Festival Management and Event Tourism, 2(1), 33-44. (Full Text)

6. Community-wide Benefits of Parks and Recreation (beyond Economic Impact and No Proximate Principle)

John L. Crompton (2008). Empirical Evidence of the Contributions of Park and Conservation Lands to Environmental Sustainability: The Key to repositioning the Parks Field. World Leisure Journal, 50(3), 154-172. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2008). Empirical Evidence of the Contributions of Leisure Services to Alleviating Social Problems: A Key to Repositioning the Leisure Services Field. World Leisure Journal, 50(4), 243-258. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2001). Parks and Open Space: The Highest and Best Use of Public Land? Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 19(3), 133-154. (Full Text)

Lisa L. Love and John L. Crompton (1999). The Role of Quality of Life in Business (Re)Location Decisions. Journal of Business Research, 44(3), 211-222. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton, Lisa L. Love & Thomas A. More (1997). An Empirical Study of the Role of Recreation, Parks and Open Space in Companies’ (Re)Location Decisions. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 15(1), 37-58. (Full Text)

Traci L. Haigood & John L. Crompton (1997). The Role of Recreation Amenities in Retiree Relocation Decisions. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration 16(1), 25-45. (Full Text)

Jill M. Decker & John L. Crompton (1993). Attracting Footloose Companies: An Investigation of The Business Location Decision Process. Journal of Professional Services Marketing, 9(1), 69-94. (Full Text)

Jill M. Decker & John L. Crompton (1990). Business Location Decisions: The Relative Importance of Quality of Life and Recreation, Park, and Cultural Opportunities. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 8(2), 26-43. (Full Text)

7. Pricing Park and Recreation Services

 

John L. Crompton. (2015). Reference Price Based Strategies: a Key to Raising Revenues Without Alienating Users. Managing Sport and Leisure. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton. (2015). Complementing Scott: Justifying Discounts for Low Income Groups Through an Economic Lens. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration. 33(1), 1-15. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2014). The disappearing youth discount: Does it matter? Parks and Recreation, August, 73-74. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2013). Are your seniors moving to center stage? Parks and Recreation, December. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2013). Revisiting the Multi-Use Pass. Parks and Recreation, June, 59-62. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2011). Using External Reference Price to Reduce Resistance to Leisure Service Pricing Increases. Managing Leisure, 16(3), 207-215. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2011). A Theoretical Framework for Formulating Non-Controversial Prices for Public Park and Recreation Services. Journal of Leisure Research, 43(1), 1-29. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2010). Eleven Strategies for Reducing Negative Responses to Price Increases for Public Park and Recreation Services. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 28(3), 114-146. (Full Text)

Seong Seop-Kim & John L. Crompton (2002). The Influence of Selected Behavioral and Economic Variables on Perceptions of Admission Price Levels. Journal of Travel Research 41(2), 144-152. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Seong-Seop Kim (2001). Reactions to a Large Increase in Admission Price to State Parks. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 19(4), 42-59. (Full Text)

Seong-Seop Kim & John L. Crompton (2001). The Effects of Different Types of Information Messages on Perceptions of Price and Stated Willingness-to-pay. Journal of Leisure Research 33(3), 299-318. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Lisa L. Love (1994). Using Inferential Evidence to Determine Likely Reaction to a Price Increase at a Festival. Journal of Travel Research, 32(4), 32-36. (Full Text)

Ronald E. McCarville, John L. Crompton & Jane A. Sell (1993). The Influence of Outcome Messages on Reference Prices. Leisure Sciences, 15(2), 115-130. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Charles W. Lamb (1987). Establishing a Price for Government Services. Journal of Professional Services Marketing, 2(3), 67-82. (Full Text)

Ronald E. McCarville & John L. Crompton (1987). Propositions Addressing Perceptions of Reference Price for Public Recreation Services. Leisure Sciences, 9(4), 281-292. (Full Text)

Ronald E. McCarville & John L. Crompton (1987). An Empirical Investigation of the Influence of Information on Reference Prices for Public Swimming Pools. Journal of Leisure Research, 19(3), 223-235. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1984). The Equitability of Full Price Policies for Senior Citizens. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 2(1), 3-8. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1984). Treating Equals Equally: Common Abuses in Pricing Public Services. Parks and Recreation Sep., 67-71. (Full Text)

Dennis R. Howard & John L. Crompton (1984). Who are the Consumers of Public Park and Recreation Services? Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 2(3), 33-48. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Sharon Bonk (1981). Pricing Objectives for Public Library Services. Public Library Quarterly, 2(1), 5-22. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1981). The Role of Pricing in the Delivery of Community Services. Community Development Journal 16(1), 44-54. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1980). Public Services‑‑To Charge or Not to Charge. Business, 30(2), 31-40. (Full Text)

8. Service Quality and Evaluation of Park and Recreation Services

So Yon Lee, James F. Petrick & John L. Crompton (2007). The Roles of Quality and Intermediary Constructs in Determining Festival Attendees’ Behavioral Intention. Journal of Travel Research 45(4), 402-412. (Full Text)

Andrew T. Kaczynski, John L. Crompton & John E. Emerson (2003). A Procedure for Improving the Accuracy of Visitor Counts at State Parks. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration 21(3), 140-151. (Full Text)

Stacy R. Tomas, David Scott & John L. Crompton (2003). Assessing Service Quality and Benefits Sought Among Zoological Park Visitors. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration 21(2), 105-124. (Full Text)

Shu tian-Cole and John L. Crompton (2003). A Conceptualization of the Relationships Between Service Quality and Visitor Satisfaction and their links to Destination Selection. Leisure Studies 22(1), 65-80. (Full Text)

Stacy R. Tomas, David Scott & John L. Crompton (2002). An Investigation of the Relationships Between Service Quality, Satisfaction, and Intention to Visit Among Visitors to a Zoo. Managing Leisure: An International Journal 7(4), 239-250. (Full Text)

Shu Tian-Cole, John L. Crompton & Victor L. Willson (2002). An Empirical Investigation of the Relationships Between Service Quality, Satisfaction and Behavioral Intentions Among Visitors to a Wildlife Refuge. Journal of Leisure Research 34(1), 1-24. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2001). On-site Sampling: A Potential Source of Overestimating Visitor Use. (Research Note). Journal of Travel Research, 39(3), 321-322. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Shu Tian-Cole (2001). An Analysis of Thirteen Tourism Surveys: Are Three Waves of Data Collection Necessary? Journal of Travel Research, 39(4), 356-368. (Full Text)

Dwayne A. Baker & John L. Crompton (2000). Quality, Satisfaction and Behavioral Intentions. Annals of Tourism Research, 27(3), 785-804. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Shu Tian (1999). What Response Rate Can be Expected from Questionnaire Surveys that Address Park and Recreation Issues? Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 17(1), 60-72. (Full Text)

Edouard V. Novatorov, Seong Seop Kim, Kent Wall & John L. Crompton (1998). The Index of Recreation Marketing Excellence: An Audit Instrument for Measuring the Effectiveness of Marketing Efforts at a Student Recreation Center. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 16(3), 58-80. (Full Text)

Rebecca D. Childress & John L. Crompton (1997). A Comparison of Alternative Direct and Discrepancy Approaches to Measuring Quality at a Festival. Journal of Travel Research, 36(2), 43-57. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Lisa L. Love (1995). The Predictive Validity of Alternative Approaches to Evaluating Quality of a Festival. Journal of Travel Research 34(1), 11-24. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton, Kelly J. MacKay & Daniel R. Fesenmaier (1991). Identifying Dimensions of Service Quality in Public Recreation. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 9(3), 15-28. (Full Text)

Julia A. Hamiltion, John L. Crompton and Thomas A. More (1991). Identifying the Dimensions of Service Quality in a Park Context. Journal of Environmental Management 32(3), 211-220. (Full Text)

Kelly J. MacKay & John L. Crompton (1990). Measuring the Quality of Recreation Services. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 8(3), 47-56. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Kelly J. MacKay (1989). Users’ Perceptions of the Relative Importance of Service Quality Dimensions in Selected Public Recreation Programs. Leisure Sciences, 11(4), 367-375. (Full Text)

Kelly J. MacKay & John L. Crompton (1988). Alternative Typologies for Leisure Programs. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration. 6(4), 52-64. (Full Text)

Kelly J. MacKay & John L. Crompton (1988). A Conceptual Model of Consumer Evaluation of Recreation Service Quality. Leisure Studies, 7(1), 41-50. (Full Text)

Seoho Um, John L. Crompton & Daniel R. Fesenmaier (1988). Additional Considerations in Sample Size Decisions for Recreation Participation Surveys. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 6(3), 55-59. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Charles W. Lamb (1986). The Marketing Audit: A Starting Point for Strategic Planning. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 4(1), 19-34. (Full Text)

Seoho Um & John L. Crompton (1986). The Importance of Testing for a Significant Difference Between Two Pearson Product-Moment correlation Coeffiecients. (Research Note). Journal of Leisure Research, 18(3), 206-209. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Nick Duray (1985). An Investigation of the Relative Efficacy of Four Alternative Approaches to Importance‑Performance Analysis. Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, 13(4), 69-80. (Full Text)

9. Equity in the Delivery of Park and Recreation Services

Stephanie T. West & John L. Crompton (2013). Who Ought to Receive What? An Instrument to Assess a Community’s Preferred Strategy for Allocating Leisure Service Resources. World Leisure Journal, 55(1), 1-20. (Full Text)

Stephanie T. West & John L. Crompton (2008). A Comparison of Preferences and Perceptions of Alternate Equity Operationalizations. Leisure Sciences, 30(5), 409-428. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Stephanie T. West (2008). The Role of Moral Philosophies, Operational Criteria and Operational Strategies in Determining Equitable Allocation of Resources for Leisure Services in the United States. Leisure Studies, 27(1), 25-58. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Chi-Chuan Lue (1992). Patterns of Equity Preferences Among Californians for Allocating Park and Recreation Resources. Leisure Sciences, 14(3), 227-246. (Full Text)

Bruce E. Wicks & John L. Crompton (1990). Predicting the Equity Preferences of Park and Recreation Department Employees and Residents of Austin, Texas. Journal of Leisure Research, 22(1), 18-35. (Full Text)

Bruce E. Wicks & John L. Crompton (1989). Allocating Services for Parks and Recreation: A Model for Implementing Equity Concepts in Austin, Texas. Journal of Urban Affairs, 11(2), 169-188. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Bruce E. Wicks (1988). Implementing a Preferred Equity Model for the Delivery of Leisure Services in the United States Context. Leisure Studies, 7(3), 267-304. (Full Text)

Bruce E. Wicks & John L. Crompton (1988). Implementing Equity in the Urban Recreation and Park Context. Trends, 125(3), 34-39. (Full Text)

Bruce E. Wicks & John L. Crompton (1987). An Analysis of the Relationship Between Equity Choice Preferences, Service Type and Decision Making Groups in a Large U.S. City. Journal of Leisure Research, 19(3), 189-204. (Full Text)

Bruce E. Wicks & John L. Crompton (1986). Citizen and Administrator Perspectives of Equity in the Delivery of Park Services. Leisure Sciences, 8(4), 341-366. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Charles W. Lamb (1983). The Importance of the Equity Concept in the Allocation of Public Services, Journal of Macromarketing, 3(1), 28-48. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Charles W. Lamb (1983). The Importance of the Equity Concept Revisited. Journal of Macromarketing, 3(1), 46-48. (Full Text)

10. Marketing Park and Recreation Services (other than Pricing and Evaluation)

Jamie Rae Walker & John L. Crompton (2013). The Impacts of Five Potential Institutional Constraints on Park Visitation. Managing Leisure, 18(1). (Full Text)

Jamie Rae Walker & John L. Crompton (2012). The Relationship of household Proximity to Park Use. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 30(3), 52-63. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2008). Evolution and Implications of a Paradigm Shift in the Marketing of Leisure Services in the U.S. Leisure Studies, 27(2), 181-205. (Full Text)

Kam Hung & John L. Crompton (2006). Benefits and Constraints Associated with the Use of an Urban Park Reported by a Sample of Elderly in Hong Kong. Leisure Studies, 25(3), 291-311. (Full Text)

Kam Hung & John L. Crompton (2005). Exploration of the Aging Phenomenon in Hong Kong and its Implications for Leisure Service Delivery. World Leisure Journal, 47(3), 42-53. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Seong-Seop Kim (2004). Temporal Changes in Perceived Constraints to Visiting State Parks. Journal of Leisure Research, 36(2), 160-182. (Full Text)

Peter A. Witt & John L. Crompton (2003). Positive Youth Development Practices in Recreation Settings in the United States. World Leisure Journal, 45(2), 4-11. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2002). The Time for Kids Initiative in Portland, Oregon: Challenges of Effective Multi-Partnering. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 20(3), 81-99. (Full Text)

Edouard V. Novatorov & John L. Crompton (2001). A Revised Conceptualization of Marketing in the Context of Public Leisure Services. Journal of Leisure Research, 33(2), 160-201. (Full Text)

Edouard V. Novatorov & John L. Crompton (2001). Reformulating the Conceptualization of Marketing in the Context of Public Leisure Services. Leisure Studies 20(1), 61-75. (Full Text)

Stephanie T. West & John L. Crompton (2001). A Review of the Impact of Adventure Programs on At-Risk Youth. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 19(2), 113-140. (Full Text)

Seong-Seop Kim, David Scott & John L. Crompton (1997). An Exploration of the Relationships Among Social Psychological Involvement, Behavioral Involvement, Commitment, and Future Intentions in the Context of Birdwatching. Journal of Leisure Research, 29(3), 320-341. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Peter A. Witt (1997). Programs that Work: The Roving Leader Program in San Antonio. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 15(2), 84-92. (Full Text)

Peter A. Witt & John L. Crompton (1997). The Protective Factors Framework: A Key to Programming for Benefits and Evaluating for Results. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 15(3), 1-18. (Full Text)

Lorina Espericueta Schultz, John L. Crompton & Peter A. Witt (1995). A National Profile of the Status of Public Recreation Services for At-Risk Children and Youth. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 13(3), 1-25. (Full Text)

Ian S. Reid & John L. Crompton (1993). A Taxonomy of Leisure Purchase Decision paradigms Based on Level of Involvement. Journal of Leisure Research, 25(2), 182-202. (Full Text)

Sheila J. Backman & John L. Crompton (1991). Differentiating between High, Spurious, Latent and Low Loyalty Participants in Two Leisure Activities. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 9(2), 1-17. (Full Text)

Sheila J. Backman & John L. Crompton (1991). The Usefulness of Selected Variables for Predicting Activity Loyalty. Leisure Sciences, 13(3), 205-220. (Full Text)

Mark E. Havitz & John L. Crompton (1990). The Influence of Persuasive Messages on Propensity to Purchase Selected Recreational Services from Public or from commercial Suppliers. Journal of Leisure Research, 22(1), 71-88. (Full Text)

Sheila J. Backman & John L. Crompton (1990). Differentiating Between Active and Passive Discontinuers of Two Leisure Activities. Journal of Leisure Research, 22(3), 197-212. (Full Text)

Sheila J. Backman & John L. Crompton (1989). Discriminating Between Continuers and Discontinuers of Two Public Leisure Services. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 7(4), 56-71. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1988). A Citizen Sensitive Approach to Retrenching Services in the Public Sector. American Review of Public Administration, 18(1), 79-94. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton, Ian S. Reid & Muzaffer Uysal (1987). Empirical Identification of Product Life Cycle Patterns In the Delivery of Municipal park and Recreation Services. Journal of Park and recreation Administration, 5(1), 17-34. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Mark E. Havitz (1987). A Recreation project that was Rejected: Lessons from a Failure. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 5(2), 10-26. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Charles W. Lamb (1986). Contrasting Marketing and Selling Orientations in Government Organizations. Journal of Professional Services Marketing, 2(2), 157-168. (Full Text)

David J. Snepenger & John L. Crompton (1985). A review of Leisure Participation Models Based on the Level of Discourse Taxonomy. Leisure Sciences, 7(4), 443-466. (Full Text)

Charles W. Lamb & John L. Crompton (1985). Distribution Decisions for Public Services. Journal of Academy of Marketing Science, 13(3), 107-123. (Full Text)

Carlton S. Van Doren, Stephen M. Holland & John L. Crompton (1984). Publishing in the Primary Leisure Journals: Insight into the Structure and Boundaries of Our Research. Leisure Sciences, 6(2), 239-256. (Full Text)

David J. Snepenger & John L. Crompton (1984). Leisure Activity Participation Models and the Level of Discourse Theory. Journal of Leisure Research, 16(1), 22-33. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1984). Voluntary Retrenchment of Park and Recreation Services: Opportunities and Problems. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 2(3), 10-20. (Full Text)

Sheila J. Backmann & John L. Crompton (1984). Education Experiences Contribute to Cognitive Development. Journal of Environmental Education, 16(2), 4-13. (Full Text)

T. David Botterill & John L. Crompton (1984). Day Care: Is an Opportunity Being Missed? Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 2(2), 37-45. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1983). A Sympathetic Organizational Environment–A Key to Developing New Programs. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 1(3), 11-22. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1983). Selecting Target Markets–A Key to Effective Marketing. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 1(1) 7-26. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton, Charles W. Lamb & Patrick Schul (1982). Rejoinder to McMillen’s Comments on “The Attitudes of Recreation and Park Administrators Toward Public Involvement.” Leisure Sciences, 5(1), 67-72. (Full Text)

Charles W. Lamb & John L. Crompton (1981). The Status of the Marketing Concept in Public Recreation and Park Agencies. Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, 9(1), 1-14. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton, Charles W. Lamb & Arnold Veditz (1981). Recreational Activity Clustering Among Adolescents, The Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 52(4), 449-457. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton, Charles W. Lamb & Patrick Schul (1981). The Attitude of Public Agencies Toward Public Participation as Perceived by Their Senior Administrators. Journal of the Community Development Society, 12(1), 21-32. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Christine Sellar (1981). Do Outdoor Education Experiences Contribute to Positive Development in the Affective Domain? The Journal of Environmental Education, 12(4), 21-29. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Charles W. Lamb (1980). Eliminating Community Services – – The Leisure Services Example. Community Development Journal, 15(2), 138-145. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton, Charles W. Lamb & Patrick Schul (1980). The Attitudes of Recreation and Park Administrators Toward Public Involvement. Leisure Sciences, 4(1), 67-76. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton, Charles W. Lamb & Arnold Vedlitz (1979). Age and Sex Differences Among Adolescent Participants in Nine Outdoor Recreation Activities. Research Quarterly, 50(4), 589-598. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Sharon Bonk (1978). An Empirical Investigation of the Appropriateness of the Product Life Cycle to Municipal Library Services. Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, 6(1/2), 77-90. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1978). Development of a Taxonomy of a Leisure Service’s Delivery System. Research Note. Journal of Leisure Research, 10(3), 214-218. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & David M. Hensarling (1978). Some Suggested Implications of the Product Life Cycle for Public Recreation and Park Agency Managers. Leisure Sciences, 1(3), 295-308. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1977). A Recreation Management System Model. Leisure Sciences, 1(1), 53-66. (Full Text)

11. Financing and Acquisition of Park and Recreation Resources

John L. Crompton (2010). An Analysis of Parkland Dedication Ordinances in Texas. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 28(1), 70-102. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2010) The Commercial Property Endowment Model for Delivering Park and Recreation Services. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 28(1), 103-111. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2009). How Well Do Purchase of Development Rights Programs Contribute to Park and Open Space Goals in the United States? World Leisure Journal, 51(1), 54-71. (Full Text)

Jamie Rae Walker & John L. Crompton (2005) A Review of Real Estate Transfer Tax Legislation Enacted by 13 States and 3 Local Areas to Fund Parks and Conservation. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration 23(3), 100-114. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2002). The Rest of the Story. Journal of Leisure Research 34(1), 93-102. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1999). Beyond Grants: Other Roles of Foundations in Facilitating Delivery of Park and Recreation Services in the U.S. Managing Leisure 4(1), 1-23. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1998). Emergence of the Unfair Competition Issue in the United States. Managing Leisure 3(2), 57-70. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1998). Partnering: The Complementary Assets of Businesses and Park and Recreation Agencies. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration 16(4), 73-84. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1998). Forces Underlying the Emergence of Privatization in Parks and Recreation. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration 16(2), 88-101. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1997). Partnering with Business: What is in it for them?. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration 15(4), 38-60. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1997). Alternative Approaches to Securing Recreation and Park Amenities Through Exactions. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration 15(1), 16-36. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1996). The Potential Contributions of Sports Sponsorship in Impacting the Product Adoption Process. Managing Leisure: An International Journal, 1(4), 199-212. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1996). Tax Incentives for Making Donations to Park and Recreation Agencies. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 14(4), 65-81. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1995). Factors that Have Stimulated the Growth of Sponsorship of Major Events. Festival Management and Event Tourism, 3(2), 99-103. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1994). Measuring the Returns on Sponsorship Investments at Major Recreation Events. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 12(2), 73-85. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1994). Benefits and Risks Associated with Sponsorship of Major Events. Festival Management and Event Tourism, 2(2), 66-74. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1993). Understanding a Business Organization’s Approach to Entering a Sponsorship Partnership. Festival Management and Event Tourism 1(3), 98-109. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1993). Sponsorship of Sport by Tobacco and Alcohol Companies: A Review of the Issues. Journal of Sport and Social Issues, 17(3), 148-167. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1990). Protecting Park and Natural Areas without Purchasing Them: A Review of Methods Adopted in the USA. Society and Leisure 13(2), 431-454. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1990). The Perspectives of Impacted Stakeholder Groups Toward Park and Recreation Exactions. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration 8(4), 1-22. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Jill M. Decker (1989). Establishing a Federal Recreation Trust Fund: An Analysis of the Options with Special Emphasis on a Manufacturers’ Excise Tax. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 7(1), 1-14. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Jill M. Decker (1989). Administrative Issues Associated with a Federal Recreation Trust Fund supported by a Manufacturers’ Excise Tax. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 7(2), 47-55. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1989). A Taxonomy of Public‑Commercial Joint Ventures. Society and Leisure, 12(1), 107-122. (Full Text)

Leon E. Younger, John L. Crompton, and Jill M. Decker (1988). Developing a Comprehensive Sponsorship Program: A Case Study. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration 6(1), 12-21. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton and Susan R. Orton (1987). The Real Estate Transfer Tax: An Alternative Source of Park Acquisition and Development Funds. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration 5(3), 73-84. (Full Text)

Sheila J. Backman and John L. Crompton (1986). Developing Public Recreation and Park Facilities with Tax Increment Financing. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration 4(3), 40-48. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1983). Recreation Vouchers: A Case Study in Administrative Innovation and Citizen Participation. Public Administration Review, 43(6), 537-546. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Carlton S. Van Doren (1978). Changes in the Financial Status of Leisure Services in Major Cities in the U.S. 1964-1974. Journal of Leisure Research, 10(1), 37-46. (Full Text)

12. Financing Sport

John L. Crompton (2015). Potential Negative Outcomes from Sport Sponsorship for a Company. International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship. 16(3). 179-193. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2014). Potential negative outcomes from sponsorship for a sport property. Managing Leisure. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2014). Proximate development: an alternate justification for public investment in major sport facilities? Managing Leisure, 19(4). (Full Text)

Crompton, J. L., & Howard, D. R. (2013). Costs: The Rest of the Economic Impact Story. Journal Of Sport Management27(5), 379-392. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2004). Beyond Economic Impact: An Alternative Rationale for the Public Subsidy of Major League Sports Facilities. Journal of Sport Management 18, 40-58. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2004). Conceptualization and Alternate Operationalizations of the Measurement of Sponsorship Effectiveness in Sport. Leisure Studies 23(3), 267-281. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2004). Sponsorship Ambushing in Sport. Managing Leisure 9, 1-12. (Full Text)

Dennis R. Howard & John L. Crompton (2004). Tactics used by Sports Organizations in the United States to Increase Ticket Sales. Managing Leisure: An International Journal 9(2), 87-95. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton, Dennis R. Howard & Turgut Var (2003). Financing Major League Facilities: Status, Evolution and Conflicting Forces. Journal of Sport Management 17(2), 156-184. (Full Text)

Dennis R. Howard & John L. Crompton (2003). An Empirical Review of the Stadium Novelty Effect. Sport Marketing Quarterly 12(2), 111-116. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Dennis R. Howard (2003). The American Experience with Facility Naming Rights: Opportunities for English Professional Football Teams. Managing Leisure: An International Journal 8, 212-226. (Full Text)

Dennis R. Howard & John L. Crompton (2002). The Growth and Financial Status of Professional Sports in North America: Insights for English Soccer Leagues? Managing Leisure: An International Journal 7(3), 145-163. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1996). The Potential Contributions of Sports Sponsorship in Impacting the Product Adoption Process. Managing Leisure: An International Journal, 1(4), 199-212. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1993). Sponsorship of Sport by Tobacco and Alcohol Companies: A Review of the Issues. Journal of Sport and Social Issues, 17(3), 148-167. (Full Text)

13. Tourism Decision Making

Maria J. Carneiro & John L. Crompton (2010). The Influence of Involvement, Familiarity and constraints on the Search for Information about Destinations. Journal of Travel Research, 49(4), 451-470. (Full Text)

Michael A. Hunt & John L. Crompton (2008). Investigating Attraction Compatibility in an East Texas City. International Journal of Tourism Research 10(3), 237-246. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2005). Issues Related to Sustaining a Long-Term Research Interest in Tourism. Journal of Tourism Studies, 16(2), 34-43. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (2003). Adapting Herzberg: A Conceptualization of the Effects of Hygiene and Motivator Attributes on Perceptions on Event Quality. (Research Note). Journal of Travel Research, 41(3), 305-310. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Seong Seop Kim (2001). The Influence of Cognitive Distance in Vacation Choice. (Research Note). Annals of Tourism Research 28(2), 512-515. (Full Text)

John Ap & John L. Crompton (2001). A response to Lankford. (Research Note). Journal of Travel Research 39(3), 317-318. (Full Text)

Seong-Seop Kim, Christel Botha & John L. Crompton (2000). Responding to Competition: A Strategy for Sun/Lost City, South Africa. Tourism Management 21(1), 33-42. (Full Text)

Christel Botha, John L. Crompton & Seong-Seop Kim (1999). Developing a Revised competitive Position for Sun/Lost City, South Africa. Journal of Travel Research 37(4), 341-352. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton, Christel Botha & Seong-Seop Kim (1999). Testing Selected Choice Set Propositions. (Research Note). Annals of Tourism Research 26(1), 210-212. (Full Text)

John Ap & John L. Crompton (1998). Developing and Testing a Tourism Impact Scale. Journal of Travel Research 37(2), 120-130. (Full Text)

Edward G. McWilliams & John L. Crompton (1997). An Expanded Framework for Measuring the Effectiveness of Destination Advertising. Tourism Management 18(3), 127-138. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Stacey L. McKay (1997). Motives of Visitors Attending Festival Events. Annals of Tourism Research 24(2), 425-439. (Full Text)

Shu Tian, John L. Crompton & Peter A. Witt (1996). Integrating Constraints and Benefits to Identify Responsive Target Markets for Museum Attractions. Journal of Travel Research 35(2), 34-45. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1996). Priorities in Tourists’ Decision Making Research in the 1990s and Beyond: From a North American Perspective. Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research 1(1), 18-24. (Full Text)

Paul K. Ankomah, John L. Crompton & Dwayne A. Baker (1996). Influence of Cognitive Distance in Vacation Choice. Annals of Tourism Research 23(1), 138-150. (Full Text)

T. David Botterill & John L. Crompton (1996). Two Case Studies Exploring the Nature of the Tourist’s Experience. Journal of Leisure Research 28(1), 57-82. (Full Text)

Chi-Chuan Lue, John L. Crompton & William P. Stewart (1996). Evidence of Cumulative Attraction in Multidimensional Recreational Trip Decisions. Journal of Travel Research 35(1), 41-49. (Full Text)

Paul K. Ankomah, John L. Crompton & Dwayne A. Baker (1995). A Study of Pleasure Travelers’ Cognitive Distance Assessments. Journal of Travel Research 34(2), 12-18. (Full Text)

Teri L. Mayfield & John L. Crompton (1995). The Status of the Marketing Concept Among Festival Organizers. Journal of Travel Research 33(4), 14-22. (Full Text)

Teri L. Mayfield & John L. Crompton (1995). Development of an Instrument for Identifying Community Reasons for Staging a Festival. Journal of Travel Research 33(3), 37-44. (Full Text)

John Ap & John L. Crompton (1993). Residents’ Strategies for Responding to Tourism Impacts. (Research Note). Journal of Travel Research 32(1), 47-49. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Paul K. Ankomah (1993). Choice Set Propositions in Destination Decisions. Annals of Tourism Research 20(3), 461-476. (Full Text)

Chi-Chuan Lue, John L. Crompton & Daniel R. Fesenmaier (1993). Conceptualization of Multi-Destination Pleasure Trips. Annals of Tourism Research 20(2), 289-301. (Full Text)

Tae-Hee Lee & John L. Crompton (1992). Measuring Novelty Seeking in Tourism. Annals of Tourism Research 19(4), 732-751. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton, Paul C. Fakeye & Chi-Chuan Lue (1992). Positioning: The Example of the Lower Rio Grande Valley in the Winter Long Stay Destination Market. Journal of Travel Research 31(2), 20-26. (Full Text)

Seoho Um & John L. Crompton (1992). The Roles of Perceived Inhibitors and Facilitators in Pleasure Travel Destination Decisions. Journal of Travel Research 30(3), 18-25. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1992). Structure of Vacation Destination Choice Sets. Annals of Tourism Research 19(3), 420-434. (Full Text)

Paul C.Fakeye & John L. Crompton (1992). The Importance of Socialization to Repeat Visitation. Annals of Tourism Research 19(2), 364-366. (Full Text)

Paul K. Ankomah & John L. Crompton (1992). Tourism Cognitive Distance: A Set of Research Propositions. Annals of Tourism Research 19(2), 323-342. (Full Text)

Pauol C. Fakeye & John L. Crompton (1991). Image Differences Between Prospective, First-Time and Repeat Visitors to the Lower Rio Grande Valley. Journal of Travel Research 30(2), 10-16. (Full Text)

Seoho Um & John L. Crompton (1991). Development of Pleasure Travel Attitude Dimensions. (Research Note). Annals of Tourism Research 18(3), 500-503. (Full Text)

Yong-Kwan Kim & John L. Crompton (1990). Role of Tourism in Unifying the Two Koreas. Annals of Tourism Research 17(3), 353-366. (Full Text)

Seoho Um & John L. Crompton (1990). Attitude Determinants in Tourism Destination Choice. Annals of Tourism Research 17(3), 432-448. (Full Text)

Paul K. Ankomah & John L. Crompton (1990). Unrealized Tourism Potential: The Case of Sub-Saharan Africa. Tourism Management 11(1), 11-28. (Full Text)

Wei Lu, John L. Crompton & Leslie M. Reid (1989). Cultural Conflicts: Experiences of U.S. Visitors to China. Tourism Management 10(4), 322-332. (Full Text)

Sarah L. Richardson & John L. Crompton (1988). Vacation Patterns of French and English Canadians. Annals of Tourism Research 15(3), 430-435. (Full Text)

Sarah L. Richardson & John L. Crompton (1988). Cultural Variations in Perceptions of Vacation Attributes. Tourism Management 9(2), 128-136. (Full Text)

Sarah L. Richardson & John L. Crompton (1988). Latent Demand for Vacation Travel: A Cross-Cultural Analysis of French- and English-Speaking Residents of Ontario and Quebec. Leisure Sciences 10(1), 17-26. (Full Text)

Muzaffer Uysal & John L. Crompton (1987). Deriving a Relative Price Index for Inclusion in International Tourism Demand Estimation Models Revisited. (Research Note). Journal of Travel Research 25(3), 40. (Full Text)

Seoho Um & John L. Crompton (1987). Measuring Residents’ Attachment Levels in a Host Community. (Research Note). Journal of Travel Research 26(1), 27-29. (Full Text)

T. David Botterill & John L. Crompton (1987). Personal Constructions of Holiday Snapshots. (Research Note). Annals of Tourism Research 14(1), 152-156. (Full Text)

Muzaffer Uysal & John L. Crompton (1985). Deriving a Relative Price Index for Inclusion in International Tourism Demand Estimation Models. (Research Note). Journal of Travel Research 24(1), 32-34. (Full Text)

Muzaffer Uysal & John L. Crompton (1985). An Overview of Approaches Used to Forecast Tourism Demand. Journal of Travel Research 23(4), 7-15. (Full Text)

Muzaffer Uysal & John L. Crompton (1984). Determinants of Demand for International Tourist Flows to Turkey. Tourism Management 5(4), 288-297. (Full Text)

Richard J. Gitelson & John L. Crompton (1984). Insights into the RepeaT Vacation Phenomenon. Annals of Tourism Research 11(2), 199-218. (Full Text)

Patrick Schul & John L. Crompton (1983). Search Behavior of International Vacationers: Travel Specific Lifestyle and Sociodemographic Variables. Journal of Travel Research 22(2), 25-30. (Full Text)

Richard J. Gitelson & John L. Crompton (1983). The Planning Horizons and Sources of Information Used by Pleasure Vacationers. Journal of Travel Research 21(3), 2-7. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1981). Dimensions of the Social Group Role in Pleasure Vacations. Annals of Tourism Research 8(4), 550-568. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Richard J. Gitelson (1981). Consumer Reactions to the Standby Motor Fuel Rationing Plan. Journal of Travel Research 19(4), 27-36. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1979). Motivations for Pleasure Vacations. Annals of Tourism Research 6(4), 408-424. (Full Text)

B. Dan Kamp, John L. Crompton & David M. Hensarling (1979). The Reactions of Travelers to Gasoline Rationing and to Increases in Gasoline Prices. Journal of Travel Research 18(1), 37-41. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton & Richard J. Gitelson (1979). The Theory of Cumulative Attraction and Compatibility: A Case Study of Two Major commercial Leisure Enterprises. Baylor Business Studies 119, 7-16. (Full Text)

John L. Crompton (1979). An Assessment of the Image of Mexico as a Vacation Destination and the Influence of Geographic Location Upon that Image. Journal of Travel Research 17(4), 18-23. (Full Text)

Pamela Thomason, John L. Crompton & B. Dan Kamp (1979). A Study of the Attitudes of Impacted Groups within a Host Community Toward Prolonged Stay Tourist Visitors. Journal of Travel Research 17(3), 2-6. (Full Text)

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