African Journal of
Business Management

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Bus. Manage.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1993-8233
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJBM
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 4131

Full Length Research Paper

The effects of motivation on leisure time management

Hüseyin Samet AÅŸikkutlu1 and Haldun MüderrisoÄŸlu2*
1Department of City and Regional Planning, University of Bozok, Turkey. 2Department of Landscape Architecture, University of Duzce, Turkey.  
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 31 December 2010
  •  Published: 30 September 2013


The purpose of this study was to determine recreational motivations and present its effects on user properties (socio-economic properties and land use habits). In line with this purpose, a questionnaire was applied to fifty users in Ankara Goksu Park. According to the analysis, it was stated that user properties (socio-economic properties and land use habits) have an impact on socialization, entertainment and escape motivation factors.


Key words: Recreation, motivation, urban park, satisfaction.