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Managing Sports Organizations: Responsibility for Performance

Managing Sports Organizations: Responsibility for Performance

Paperback Fundamentals of Sport Management

By (author) Daniel Covell, By (author) Sharianne Walker, By (author) Peter Hess, By (author) Julie Siciliano

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  • Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 424 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 224mm x 25mm | 567g
  • Publication date: 23 February 2007
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 0750682388
  • ISBN 13: 9780750682381
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 1, black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 839,038

Product description

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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Author information

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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"Using the authors' breadth of experiences in the field of sport management, Managing Sport Organizations, Second Edition provides a comprehensive discussion of the fundamentals of management within the sport industry. By beginning each chapter with discussion of a major sector of the industry, students are exposed to the diverse opportunities available to them. Using practical examples from these different sectors, students are provided the principles of management and how these principles apply to real world settings. Written in an engaging and straightforward manner, anyone with interest in sport will find this text to be accessible and informative." -- Laura J. Burton, Assistant Professor, Sport Management, Department of Kinesiology, University of Connecticut "Managing Sport Organizations, Second Edition is an engaging and informative look at the business of sport and the organizations that shape the industry . Students and practitioners will benefit from the extensive research, the real world examples, and the insightful observations. This book is a top-notch and practical guide for those in the business and students looking to become the next great managers in the sport industry." - Wade Martin, President & General Manager, Dew Action Sports Tour

Table of contents

Chapter 1. The Sport Management Challenge Chapter 2. Globalization, Ethics, and the Sporting Goods and Athletic Footwear and Apparel Industry Chapter 3. Information technology management and sport media Chapter 4. Developing goals and school and youth sports Chapter 5. Decision making and the health and fitness industry Chapter 6. Strategic Management and Sport Facilities Chapter 7. Designing the Organization and Sport Agency Chapter 8. Motivation and Leadership and Professional League Sport Chapter 9. Human Resource Management and the Tour Sport Industry Chapter 10. Managing change in intercollegiate athletics.