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Managing People in Sport Organizations

By Alison Doherty, Peter McGraw, Tracy Taylor

Routledge – 2007 – 328 pages

Series: Sport Management Series

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    978-0-7506-8229-9
    August 27th 2007

Description

Managing People in Sport Organizations provides a comprehensive overview of the theory and practice of managing people within a human resource management framework. It provides the reader with the skills to understand and work with people in sport organizations and, given the significant changes in sport organizations over the past twenty years, it addresses the issues of managing organizational complexity and how human resources adds value. Written by a team of expert authors it:

  • Provides a systematic approach to managing people based on well established conceptual frameworks supported by substantial empirical research
  • Analysis and explains how to understand and work with people in organisationally complex situations
  • Outlines how HR can support organisational strategy, positively impact performance and deliver sustainable success
  • Designs a strategic human resource management plan that is effective, sustainable and able to adapt to changing conditions.
  • Covers the key research findings in the key area of HR in sport.

With each chapter including learning objectives, key issues, international cases studies and supported by online PowerPoint slides Managing People in Sport Organizations is the definitive text for this crucial area of sports management.

Contents

1. Introduction 2. Managing Human Resources in Sport Organisations 3. Job Analysis and Design in Sport Organisations 4. Recruiting and selecting candidates in Sport Organisations 5. Orienting New Employee and Volunteers in Sport Organisations 6. Training and Development in Sport Organisations 7. Performance Management and Appraisal in Sport Organisations 8. Motivation and Reward Systems in Sport Organisations 9. Sport Organisations and Managing Outsourcing Arrangements 10. Sport Organisations and Succession management11. Sport Organisations and Diversity Management 12. Sport Organisations and Employee Relations 13. Managing Change and Future Challenges

Author Bio

Tracy Taylor, Professor and Associate Dean in the Faculty of Business, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Alison Doherty, Associate Professor, School of Kinesiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario, Canada

Peter McGraw, Associate Professor, Director of Labour-Management Studies Foundation, Macquarie University, Australia

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Description: By Alison Doherty, Peter McGraw, Tracy Taylor. Managing People in Sport Organizations provides a comprehensive overview of the theory and practice of managing people within a human resource management framework. It provides the reader with the skills to understand and work with people in sport...
Categories: HRM in Sport, Sports Management