Managing Sports Organizations: Responsibility for Performance

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Routledge, 2007 - Business & Economics - 408 pages
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Managing Sport Organizations, second edition, is a newly updated and comprehensive introduction to the themes and elements surrounding sport management. The book teaches management theory and principles in a coherent manner, helping to reinforce these concepts for students in schools of business, and serving to introduce them to students in other school settings (kinesiology, exercise science, sport science).

The features of this book include:

  • Important industry segment information is introduced chapter by chapter, allowing students to wed theory and application throughout
  • Effectively weaves sport industry issues with fundamental management theories and practices
  • Provides informative introductions to all fundamental aspects of sport management- Leadership, Information Technology, Media, Facility management, HR and much more

With an online Instructor's Manual and a Test Bank available as well, this book is an essential tool for students and teachers of sport management.

 

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Contents

THE SPORT MANAGEMENT CHALLENGE
1
GLOBALIZATION ETHICS AND THE SPORTING GOODS AND ATHLETIC FOOTWEAR AND APPAREL INDUSTRY
50
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT AND THE SPORTS MEDIA
82
DEVELOPING GOALS AND SCHOOL AND YOUTH SPORTS
116
DECISION MAKING AND THE HEALTH AND FITNESS INDUSTRY
151
STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT AND SPORT FACILITIES
185
DESIGNING THE ORGANIZATION AND SPORT AGENCY
222
MOTIVATION AND LEADERSHIP AND PROFESSIONAL LEAGUE SPORT
268
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND THE TOUR SPORT INDUSTRY
306
MANAGING CHANGE IN COLLEGIATE ATHLETICS
352
Index
391
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Daniel Covell is associate professor of Sport Management, School of Business, Western New England College, and editor of the Butterworth-Heinemann Fundamentals of Sport Management textbook series.

Sharianne Walker is associate professor of Sport Management, School of Business, Western New England College

Julian Siciliano is Dean of the School of Business, Western New England College

Peter Hess is professor of Management, School of Business, Western New England College

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