Published September 19th 2005 by Routledge – 288 pages
Sport Management: principles and applications provides a comprehensive introduction to the practical application of management principles within sport organisations operating at the community, state, national and professional levels in club based sporting systems. It presents an international balanced view between accepted practice and what research evidence tells us about the application of a range of management principles and practices in sport.
Structured in three parts it investigates:
Each chapter has a coherent learning structure complete with international case studies as follows:
It provides the foundation for introductory sport management subjects, and is ideal for first and second year students studying sport management related courses and those studying sport management within business focussed courses, human movement / physical education courses seeking an overview of sport management principles.
Preface Contents List of cases 1. Sport Management 2. The role of the state in sport development 3. Nonprofit sport 4. Professional sport 5. Strategic Sport Management 6. Organizational structure 7 Human resource management 8 Leadership 9 Organizational Culture 10 Sport Governance 11 Performance Management 12 Future sport management challenges Index