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Contemporary Sport Management - 3rd Edition / Edition 3

Contemporary Sport Management - 3rd Edition / Edition 3

by Janet Parks
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    ISBN-13: 2900736063653
    Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
    Publication date: 11/30/2006
    Edition description: REV
    Pages: 520
    Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

    About the Author

    Janet B. Parks, DA, is a distinguished teaching professor emerita, former graduate studies coordinator, and former sport management division chair at Bowling Green State University in Ohio. She was a founding member of the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM), which has honored her with the Earle F. Zeigler Award for Professional Achievement (1992) and the NASSM Distinguished Service Award (2001). She is a NASSM research fellow; a fellow in the Research Consortium of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance; and the recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Sport Management Council (SMC) of the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE). In 1994-95 and 2002-03 she was an honorary fellow in the Women's Studies Research Center at the University of Wisconsin at Madison.

    Dr. Parks is a founding coeditor of the Journal of Sport Management and has served on NASPE's Task Force on Sport Management Curriculum Accreditation (1986-93) and Sport Management Program Review Council (1993-94). More recently, she was an SMC/NASPE representative on the Task Force on Sport Management Curriculum Standards (2005-2006).

    During her 39 years at Bowling Green, Dr. Parks taught physical education and sport management and coached tennis and golf. Her research interests include sport management career development, sexist language, and gender issues in sport. Her published works include textbooks, book chapters, journal articles, a computer program, and research reports. Widely respected in the field, Dr. Parks makes frequent presentations to universities and professional societies and serves as a reviewer for several scholarly journals.

    Dr. Parks received her doctor of arts degree in physical education from Middle Tennessee State University and completed postdoctoral study at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. An avid traveler, she makes her home in Bowling Green, Ohio, where she enjoys working on research that advances the sport management body of knowledge and projects that preserve the history of women in sport.

    Jerome Quarterman, PhD, is associate professor of sport management studies at Florida State University in Tallahassee. Before working at Florida State, he was a full-time faculty member at Bowling Green State University in Ohio. In 28 years of teaching, 16 have involved teaching students in sport management courses in undergraduate and graduate courses at both the master's and doctoral levels. He teaches students in a variety of courses, including Organizational Theory in Organizations of the Sport Industry, Intercollegiate Athletics Administration, Research Methods, Ethics in Organizations of the Sport Industry, Organizational Behavior in Organizations of the Sport Industry, Managing Human Resources in Organizations of the Sport Industry, and Managing Diversity in Organizations of the Sport Industry. He has also served as department chair at Southern, Alabama State, Kentucky State, and Hampton universities. His research has appeared in the International Journal of Sport Management, Sport Marketing Quarterly, Journal of Sport Management, and Journal of Teaching Physical Education. He is also a member of the editorial board for the International Journal of Sport Management, Athletic Academic Journal, The SMART ON-LINE Journal, and the ICHPER-SD Journal of Research. Dr. Quarterman holds a doctoral degree from Ohio State University, a master's degree from Kent State University, and a bachelor's degree from Savannah State University. He is an active researcher in organizational behavior, organizational theory, and research methods as applied to sport management studies. Dr. Quarterman is the proud parent of Terrance and Michele.

    Lucie Thibault, PhD, is associate professor and chair at Brock University in Ontario, Canada. Before working at Brock University, Dr. Thibault taught at the University of British Columbia for eight years and the University of Ottawa for five years. She is editor of the Journal of Sport Management and was named a North American Society for Sport Management research fellow in 2001. She teaches in the areas of sport policy, globalization of sport, and organizational theory as it applies to sport organizations. Her research interests lie in the formation, management, and evaluation of cross-sectoral partnerships in sport organizations. She also investigates the role of the Canadian government in sport excellence and sport participation and government involvement in developing sport policy. Her research has appeared in the Journal of Sport Management, the International Review for the Sociology of Sport, Journal of Sport and Social Issues, Human Relations, Leisure Studies, European Sport Management Quarterly, and International Journal for Sport Management and Marketing. Dr. Thibault completed her master of arts and doctoral degrees at the University of Alberta. Her bachelor's degree was completed at the Université d'Ottawa.

    Table of Contents

    A Letter to Students

    Part I. Introduction to Sport Management
    Chapter 1. Managing Sport in the 21st Century
    Janet B. Parks, DA; Jerome Quarterman, PhD; and Lucie Thibault, PhD
    Defining Sport and Sport Management
    Nature and Scope of the Sport Industry
    Unique Aspects of Sport Management
    Sport Management Competencies
    Future Challenges and Opportunities for Sport Managers
    Future of the Sport Industry
    Review Questions

    Chapter 2. Developing a Professional Perspective
    Kathryn S. Hoff, PhD; JoAnn Kroll, MEd; and Carol Fletcher, PhD
    Professional Preparation
    Professional Attitude
    Career Planning and Management
    Review Questions

    Chapter 3. Thinking Critically About Sport Management
    Stuart M. Keeley, PhD; Janet B. Parks, DA; and Lucie Thibault, PhD
    Becoming a Critical Thinker
    Understanding and Asking the Critical Thinking Questions
    Review Questions

    Part II. Selected Sport Management Sites
    Chapter 4. Intercollegiate Athletics
    Ellen J. Staurowsky, EdD; and Robertha Abney, PhD
    Governance of Intercollegiate Athletics
    Intercollegiate Athletics Administrators
    Careers in Intercollegiate Athletics Administration
    Review Questions

    Chapter 5. Professional Sport
    James M. Gladden, PhD; and William A. Sutton, EdD
    Nature of Professional Sport
    History of the Major American Professional Sports
    Unique Aspects of Professional Sport
    Revenue Sources for Professional Sport Teams
    Future Challenges Facing Professional Sport
    Career Opportunities in Professional Sport
    Review Questions

    Chapter 6. Sport Management and Marketing Agencies
    Mark A. McDonald, PhD; and William A. Sutton, EdD
    Functions of Sport Management and Marketing Agencies
    Types of Sport Management and Marketing Agencies
    Sport Management and Marketing Agencies Careers and Challenges
    Review Questions

    Chapter 7. Sport Tourism
    Heather Gibson, PhD
    Tourism and the Tourism Industry
    Defining Sport Tourism
    Sociocultural, Economic, and Environmental Impacts of Sport Tourism
    Review Questions

    Chapter 8. North American Perspective on International Sport
    Ted G. Fay, PhD; and David Snyder, JD
    What Is International Sport?
    Expansion of International Sport
    China, an Awakening Sport Superpower
    Careers in International Sport
    International Sport 2006 Through 2015: Forecasting the Future
    Review Questions

    Part III. Selected Sport Management Functions
    Chapter 9. Sport Marketing
    F. Wayne Blann, EdD; and Ketra L. Armstrong, PhD
    Evolution of Sport Marketing
    Mission, Ethics, and Social Responsibility
    Developing a Sport Marketing Plan
    Challenges and Directions in Sport Marketing
    Review Questions

    Chapter 10. Sport Consumer Behavior
    B. Christine Green, PhD; and Carla A. Costa, PhD
    Understanding the Individual As a Sport Consumer
    Group Influences on the Sport Consumer
    Situational Influences on the Sport Consumer
    Consumer Decision Making in Sport
    Review Questions

    Chapter 11. Public Relations in the Sport Industry
    G. Clayton Stoldt, EdD; Catherine Pratt, PhD; and Stephen W. Dittmore, MA
    Relevant Concepts and Skills
    Media Relations in Sport
    Community Relations in Sport
    Other Public Relations Positions
    Communication Technology and Its Effect on Sport
    Review Questions

    Chapter 12. Finance, Economics, and Budgeting in the Sport Industry
    Timothy D. DeSchriver, EdD; and Daniel F. Mahony, PhD
    Current Financial Situation in the US Professional Sport Industry
    Current Financial Situation in US College Athletics
    Economics of Sport
    Overview of Financial Management
    Sources of Revenues and Expenses for Sport Organizations
    Careers in Financial Management for Sport Organizations
    Review Questions

    Chapter 13. Sport Facility and Event Management
    Robin Ammon, Jr., EdD; and David K. Stotlar, EdD
    Types of Facilities
    Risk Management
    Facility Management
    Event Management Summary
    Review Questions

    Part IV. Organizational and Managerial Foundations of Sport Management
    Chapter 14. Management Theory and Practice in Sport Organizations
    Lucie Thibault, PhD; and Jerome Quarterman, PhD
    Defining the Term Organization
    Organizational Effectiveness and Efficiency
    Organizational Structure and Design
    Organizational Culture
    Organizational Change
    Review Questions

    Chapter 15. Managerial Leadership in Sport Organizations
    Jerome Quarterman, PhD; and Ming Li, EdD; and Janet B. Parks, DA
    Management and Leadership
    Management As a Process in Sport Organizations
    Leadership As a Process in Sport Organizations
    Managerial Leadership
    Review Questions

    Part V. Current Challenges in Sport Management
    Chapter 16. Legal Considerations in Sport Management
    Lori K. Miller, JD, EdD; and Anita M. Moorman, JD
    The Basics of Law
    Federal Constitution
    Federal Legislation
    State Legal Systems
    Future Challenges
    Review Questions

    Chapter 17. Ethical Challenges in Sport Management
    Joy T. DeSensi, EdD; and David Cruise Malloy, PhD
    Values Defined
    Existential Leadership in Sport Organizations
    Existentialism and Work
    Review Questions

    Chapter 18. Sociological Aspects of Sport
    Mary Jo Kane, PhD
    Defining Sport Sociology
    The Role of Theory in Understanding Sport
    The Social Significance of Sport
    The Benefits of Sport
    The Dark Side of Sport
    Sport as a Vehicle for Social Transformation
    Implications for Sport Managers
    Review Questions

    Part VI. The Future of Sport Management
    Chapter 19. Questions, Answers, and Sport Management Research
    Robert Boucher, PhD; and Jess C. Dixon, PhD
    Why Sport Managers Need to Understand Research
    Techniques of Good Research
    Commercial Research in Sport Management
    Academic Research in Sport Management
    Current Challenges in Sport Management Research
    What Else Do You Need to Ask?
    Review Questions

    Chapter 20. Understanding Sport Management Research
    Wendy Frisby, PhD
    What Is Sport Management Research?
    Key Concepts
    The Research Process
    Judging the Quality of Research
    The Future of Sport Management Research
    Review Questions

    About the Editors
    About the Contributors

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