Sport Management: Principles and Applications

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Butterworth-Heinemann, 2009 - Sports & Recreation - 318 pages
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Sport Management: principles and application second edition provides a comprehensive introduction to the practical application of management principles within sport organisations, ideal for all students studying sport management at an introductory level. It presents an international balanced view between accepted practice and what research evidence tells us about the application of a range of management principles and practices in sport.

Structured in two parts it:
* offers an introduction and explanation of the structure of the sport industry
* covers the fundamental management issues unique to sport including: strategy, human resource management, leadership, finance, marketing, governance and performance management

Each chapter has a coherent learning structure complete with international case studies and accompanying online lecturer and student support material which:
* presents a conceptual overview of the focus for the chapter
* presents accepted practice supported by specific organisational examples at the community, state/provincial, national and professional level, these organisations will include examples specifically from the UK, Australia and New Zealand
* presents one big case for analysis per chapter, which is supported by online diagnostics and tutor resource materials
* presents research findings from around the globe
* presents a summary of guiding principles for the focus of the chapter based on a balanced view of practice and research
* presents a section of teaching and learning resources including a review questions, further reading, relevant websites
* provides online access to PowerPoints per chapter, tutorial activities per chapter and test bank of multiple choice questions for students per chapter

So, if you are teaching or studying sport management this really is the first book which you need on your shelf as it provides the foundation for your studies. This second edition is set to make your teaching and studying easier, superior and more successful!


* The much anticipated second edition of this established and successful text, which offers the complete package for all sport management lecturers and students
* Includes all new case material, examples and chapters from the UK, European and Asia-Pacific - making the text completely relevant to the UK and Australian markets
* All new lecturer and companion materials include: PowerPoints per chapter, tutorial activities, test banks for students and a set of diagnostic and teaching notes on the cases for lecturers

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About the author (2009)

Dr. Russell Hoye, Associate Professor in Sport Management, School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management, Latrobe University, Victoria, Australia. Russell worked at Victoria University of Technology as a lecturer in recreation and sports management for six years from 1993 before assuming a position as a Project Manager with the Victorian State Government Department of Sport and Recreation. Since 1998, Russell has also managed his own consulting practice in recreation and community development, focussing on community based organisational development. In 2002/03 Russell worked as a Lecturer in Sports Management at Griffith University, before commencing at La Trobe University in 2004. Russell's main teaching areas comprise - sport management, and organisational behaviour. Russell serves as the Coordinator of Postgraduate Studies for the School of Tourism and Hospitality and is a member of the Faculty of Law and Management Research and Graduate Studies Committee. He is a former board member of the Australian and New Zealand Association for Leisure Studies (ANZALS) and the Guest Editor for a special issue of Sport Management Review on professional sport in Australia and New Zealand due for publication in 2005.

Dr Matthew Nicholson is a Senior Lecturer in Sport Management in the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia. His research and teaching interests focus on the contribution of sport to social capital, sport policy development and practice, the relationship between sport and the media, and the management of sport organisations. His most recent books include Sport and the Media: Managing the Nexus (2007) and Sport Management: Principles and Applications (2006) with Elsevier and Australian Sport: Better by Design? The Evolution of Australian Sport Policy (2004) with Routledge.

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