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Managing Sports Organizations

2nd Edition

By Daniel Covell, Sharianne Walker, Peter Hess, Julie Siciliano

© 2007 – Routledge

424 pages

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Paperback: 9780750682381
pub: 2007-02-23
Hardback: 9781138177659
pub: 2016-07-26

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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.

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.

About the Authors

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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Hospitality, Travel & Tourism

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