Managing Sports Organizations: Responsibility for Performance / Edition 2

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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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Editorial Reviews

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 (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750682381
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 2/23/2007
  • Series: Fundamentals of Sport Management Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 424
  • Sales rank: 1,036,696
  • Product dimensions: 6.38 (w) x 8.97 (h) x 0.89 (d)

Meet the Author

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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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.

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