Managing Voluntary Sport Organisations

Managing Voluntary Sport Organisations


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415489454
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/22/2010
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Leigh Robinson is a Senior lecturer in Sport Management in the Department of Sport and Exercise Science, Loughborough University. She has carried out research with a wide range of organisations in the commercial, public and voluntary sectors, including Olympic Solidarity, Sport England, British Judo and the Amateur Swimming Association. She works extensively with the International Olympic Committee funded MEMOS network.

Richard Palmer is an independent sports consultant, based in the UK. He was Technical Director of the London 2012 Olympic Bid and an adviser to the Commonwealth Games Federation serving on their Co-ordination Commission for the Games of Kuala Lumpur, Manchester and Melbourne. He was also International Consultant to the successful Glasgow Bid for the 2014 Commonwealth Games. He remains an Executive Vice President of the British Olympic Association and a Board Director of the British Olympic Foundation and Sports Coach UK.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Introducing the Voluntary Sport Sector 1. The Voluntary Sport Sector 2. The Operating Environment of Voluntary Sport Organizations 3. The Governance of Voluntary Sport Organizations Part 2: The Management of Voluntary Sport Organisations 4. Strategy Development and Planning 5. Managing Human Resources 6. Managing Finances 7. Managing Performance 8. Managing Change 9. Managing Marketing Part 3: Issues in the Management of Voluntary Sport Organisations 10. Event Management 11. Voluntary Sport Organisations and the Law 12. Risk Management and Protection 13. Information Technology and Voluntary Sport Organizations 14. The Future of Management

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