Managing Sports Organizations

Managing Sports Organizations

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

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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

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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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A number of North American colleges and universities are creating sport management programs that emphasize management learning and organizational issues. This textbook was written for use in introductory classes in such programs. Chapters cover global licensing and social responsibility, information technology and sports media, decision-making, strategic planning, operational planning, organization design, motivation and leadership, human resource management, and managing change in collegiate athletics. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781136382116
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/25/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
424
File size:
2 MB

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