International Perspectives on the Management of Sport

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Milena M. Parent, Trevor Slack
Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann, 2007 - Sports & Recreation - 327 pages
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International Perspectives on the Management of Sport is the first multi-contributed book that addresses the various aspects of sport management by some of the most brilliant experts throughout the world. Drawing on the knowledge of international sport management gurus, this book provides cutting-edge ideas from those at the forefront of the industry. A particular emphasis is placed on the rapidly evolving fields of Organizational Theory and Economic Policy and their relation to sport.

Contributors include Wladimir Andreff, Laurence Chalip, Jean-Loup Chappelet, Packianathan Chelladurai, Rodney Fort, Bill Gerard, Dennis Howard, Trevor Slack and many others.

· The first internationally, multi-contributed work catering to the academic sport management market world-wide
· Features some of the brightest minds from all over the world working in and teaching sport management today
· Cutting-edge topics are presented from those people at the vanguard of the industry, with a particular emphasis on the topics of Organizational Theory and Economics

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About the author (2007)

Trevor Slack is a widely published authority on sport management and sport organisations. He currently holds the position of Canada Research Chair and the International Institute for the Study of Sport Management. A former competitive figure skater and coach,

Milena Parent is working on a PhD in sport management. Her doctoral research relates to organisation theory and strategic management of large-scale sporting events.

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