Personnel Management for Sport Directors / Edition 1

Personnel Management for Sport Directors / Edition 1

by Tim Flannery, Mike Swank, Michael L. Swank
     
 

ISBN-10: 0880117575

ISBN-13: 9780880117579

Pub. Date: 11/19/1998

Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers

If you handle any aspect of hiring, managing, or motivating staff, this unique resource can save you hours of frustration. Authored by two of the nation's premier athletic administrators, Personnel Management for SportDirectors is loaded with real-life examples of how athletic directors cope with problems in their sport

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If you handle any aspect of hiring, managing, or motivating staff, this unique resource can save you hours of frustration. Authored by two of the nation's premier athletic administrators, Personnel Management for SportDirectors is loaded with real-life examples of how athletic directors cope with problems in their sport programs.

Written specifically for practicing sport directors, this down-to-earth text shows you how to bring out the best in the people you work with. Part I provides practical guidelines for developing your leadership skills, helping you define your program philosophy, goals, and policies to build a strong foundation for your athletic program.

In Part II, you'll learn how to make the most of your people skills to help individuals develop their potential. The authors show you how to master the following techniques:
-Mentoring and educating people

-Communicating clearly

-Resolving conflicts

-Effectively interviewing and evaluating personnel
The section on management skills, Part III, gives you specific instructions for applying your skills in a variety of settings and situations throughout the calendar year. You'll find helpful guidelines and sample handouts for working with the distinct groups of people you deal with on the job:
-Student athletes

-Parents

-Coaches

-Officials

-Staff members
To save you time in planning, communicating, and record keeping, the authors provide lots of sample forms that you can copy or adapt—so you can focus less on paperwork, more on people. The authors also share true-life, personal experiences that show you how to apply your leadership, people, and management skills in the situations you encounter every day.

Take the stress out of managing personnel. Follow the practical guidelines in Personnel Management for SportDirectors, and tap the true potential of your staff and athletes.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880117579
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date:
11/19/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.41(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Part I: Leadership Skills
Chapter 1. Understanding Your Role as Personnel Manager
Chapter 2. Defining Goals and Policies
Chapter 3. Developing a Personnel Management Plan

Part II: People Skills
Chapter 4. Mentoring and Educating Personnel
Chapter 5. Communicating and Resolving Conflicts
Chapter 6. Interviewing and Evaluating Personnel

Part III: Management Skills
Chapter 7. Setting the Tone for Sport Participants
Chapter 8. Mentoring Coaches
Chapter 9. Involving Parents
Chapter 10. Supervising Officials and Support Staff

Appendix A. Directory of National Sport Organizations and National Governing Bodies
Appendix B. Resources for Sport Directors
Appendix C. Coach's Guidelines

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