Sports Management and Administration

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Sport is a rapidly expanding business and a key sector of the national economy. Better training for sports administrators and managers and improved standards of sports organisation are essential if this growth is to be sustained.

This practical, ground-breaking

handbook examines key issues previously unexplored in a sport context. By outlining management principles and ...

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Overview

Sport is a rapidly expanding business and a key sector of the national economy. Better training for sports administrators and managers and improved standards of sports organisation are essential if this growth is to be sustained.

This practical, ground-breaking

handbook examines key issues previously unexplored in a sport context. By outlining management principles and procedures it aims to improve the knowledge of those studying or working in sport.

Sports Management and Administration will be of benefit to those working in

the voluntary or private sectors, in local or national agencies, as well as those employed by local authorities. It will be particularly useful for sport development officers, sports administrators and managers, and those working for governing bodies of sports and national or local

sports councils.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415274562
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/19/2003
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 284
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Table of Contents

List of figures and table
List of case studies
Acknowledgements
About the author
Introduction 1
1 Sport - what it's all about 9
2 The sporting context 23
3 The voluntary sector 47
4 Sports development 65
5 Leadership 76
6 Working together 82
7 People 96
8 Organizational management 115
9 Management in practice 139
10 Management challenges 157
11 Marketing 166
12 Event management 186
13 Education and training 211
14 Personal skills 228
15 Into the future 240
App Useful sports contacts and addresses 244
Bibliography 265
Index 275
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