Principles and Practice of Sport Management

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Feb 12, 2008 - Sports & Recreation - 534 pages
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Principles and Practice of Sport Management, Third Edition, provides students with solid fundamental information on what they need to do to be successful in the sport industry. Updated and expanded, this best-selling text offers a unique blend of information on the foundations and principles on which sport management operates as well as how to apply those foundations and principles to the sport industry. The authors, all well-renowned professors in sport management or sport administration, have produced a text that is thorough, practical, and lively, and which lays the groundwork for students as they study and prepare for successful careers in sport management.

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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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