Principles and Practice of Sport Management

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Lisa Masteralexis, Carol Barr, Mary Hums
Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Mar 31, 2011 - Business & Economics - 616 pages
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Teaching sport management has never been more exciting and challenging. Principles and Practice of Sport Management, Fourth Edition, provides a comprehensive, current overview of the sport industry and the sport management field. Students are introduced to various segments of the industry providing them with a foundation of knowledge and understanding important for anyone interested in pursuing a career in sports. The Fourth Edition continues to offer historical perspectives as well as insight into current and future industry issues and trends. It has, however, undergone substantial content updates in every chapter, including discussion of new developments and managerial approaches happening in the sport world, and new chapters on club management and new media in sport. Instructor Resources - An Instructorís Manual, PowerPoint Presentations, and a TestBank are available as free downloads. Student Resources: Companion Website - Crossword Puzzles, Flashcards, Glossary, Practice Quizzes, and Web Links.
  

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Contents

Foundations of Sport Manag ement
1
Amateur Sport Iindustry
139
Professional Sport Industry
219
Sport Industry Support Segments
291
Lifestyle Sports
483
Career Preparation
541
Glossary
561
Photo Credits
581
Index
589
About the Authors
603
Copyright

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Masteralexis is the Department Head and an Associate Professor in the Sport Management Department in the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She holds a JD from Suffolk University School of Law and a BS in Sport Management from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She teaches courses in sport agencies, sport law, and labor relations in professional sport.

Barr is an Associate Professor and Associate Department Head in the Sport Management Department in the Isenberg School of Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She holds a BS in Athletic Administration from the University of Iowa, and an MS and Ph.D. in Sport Management from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Dr. Barr teaches courses in the areas of college athletics, event sponsorship, event management, and organizational behavior and development.

Hums is a Professor in the Sport Administration Program at the University of Louisville. She holds a Ph.D. in Sport Management from Ohio State University, an MA in Athletic Administration as well as an MBA from the University of Iowa, and a BBA in Management from the University of Notre Dame.

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