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Contemporary Sport Management

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9780736063654

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Pub. Date:
11/30/2006
Publisher(s):
Human Kinetics
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Summary

Contemporary Sport Management, Third Edition,provides an excellent overview of the principles and possibilities in this dynamic industry. A top-selling book in its field, this third edition continues to engage readers by offering a global perspective, current research and developments in the field, and personalized contributions from more than 30 stellar scholars and professionals in sport management. The text is written at a reader-friendly yet challenging level and will provide students with a solid foundation in the field, allowing them to successfully progress through their curriculum toward a career in sport management.Contemporary Sport Management, Third Edition,offers a mix of established theory and new thinking from a highly respected and diverse group of contributing authors. To make the text even more useful, the authors have made several changes to this new edition. The chapters have been revised and updated, with significantly expanded information on international sport, legal issues, and ethics in sport management. The following are new features of the book:-Sidebars in every chapter are written by international sport practitioners and scholars.-Historical time lines aid readers in putting into context the events, trends, and people who have helped shape sport management over the years.-Professional profiles and learning activities help readers apply the information and experience how practitioners operate in the world of sport management.-A wealth of ancillaries, including an expanded presentation package, an instructor guide, and a test package, can be easily accessed through a product-specific Web site. The international sidebars in each chapter emphasize the increasing globalization of the sports industry, giving readers an understanding of the similarities and differences in sport management practices and applications around the world. By providing real-world examples, readers will be encouraged to broaden their horizons and to view sport management as the global enterprise that it truly is.Each chapter features learning objectives, expanded learning activities, a running glossary, and review questions to reinforce the key points. Many chapters contain real-life scenarios, case studies, sample job descriptions, and profiles of sport managers to enable readers to understand sport management as it is experienced by those in the field. This new edition directs readers to a number of Web sites to further emphasize the practicality of the information and to allow readers to capitalize on the vast amount of additional information available online.The revised and expanded ancillary package makes it easier than ever for instructors to introduce students to the world of sport management. The instructor guide includes brief interviews with industry professionals that can be used in the classroom to provide a practical foundation for the material as well as additional learning activities. The presentation package includes a series of PowerPoint slides that can be revised to accommodate different teaching styles. The instructor guide, presentation package, and test package are all easily accessible to instructors via a product-specific Web site at www.HumanKinetics.com/ContemporarySportManagement.Contemporary Sport Management, Third Edition,covers areas such as sociocultural dimensions, management and leadership at every level from amateur to professional, ethics, marketing, communication, budget and finance, legal issues, economics, governance, research, and field experience in sport management. After reading the text and completing the learning activities, readers should be able to do the following:-Define sport management and discuss its international significance-Describe the nature an

Table of Contents

A Letter to Students ix
Acknowledgments xii
PART I Introduction to Sport Management
1(62)
Managing Sport in the 21st Century
5(22)
Defining Sport and Sport Management
6(2)
Nature and Scope of the Sport Industry
8(4)
Unique Aspects of Sport Management
12(3)
Sport Management Competencies
15(3)
Future Challenges and Opportunities for Sport Managers
18(4)
Future of the Sport Industry
22(2)
Summary
24(1)
Review Questions
25(2)
Developing a Professional Perspective
27(20)
Professional Preparation
28(7)
Professional Attitude
35(7)
Career Planning and Management
42(3)
Summary
45(1)
Review Questions
46(1)
Thinking Critically About Sport Management
47(16)
Becoming a Critical Thinker
48(4)
Understanding and Asking Critical Thinking Questions
52(10)
Summary
62(1)
Review Questions
62(1)
PART II Selected Sport Management Sites
63(126)
Intercollegiate Athletics
67(30)
Governance of Intercollegiate Athletics
68(11)
Intercollegiate Athletics Administrators
79(10)
Careers in Intercollegiate Athletics Administration
89(6)
Summary
95(1)
Review Questions
96(1)
Professional Sport
97(28)
Nature of Professional Sport
98(1)
History of the Major American Professional Sports
98(3)
Unique Aspects of Professional Sport
101(8)
Revenue Sources for Professional Sport Teams
109(4)
Future Challenges Facing Professional Sport
113(2)
Career Opportunities in Professional Sport
115(7)
Summary
122(1)
Review Questions
123(2)
Sport Management and Marketing Agencies
125(16)
Functions of Sport Management and Marketing Agencies
126(4)
Types of Sport Management and Marketing Agencies
130(6)
Sport Management and Marketing Agencies Careers and Challenges
136(3)
Summary
139(1)
Review Questions
139(2)
Sport Tourism
141(22)
Tourism and the Tourism Industry
142(1)
Defining Sport Tourism
143(14)
Sociocultural, Economic, and Environmental Impacts of Sport Tourism
157(3)
Summary
160(2)
Review Questions
162(1)
A North American Perspective on International Sport
163(26)
What is International Sport?
164(1)
Expansion of International Sport
165(6)
China, an Awakening Sport Superpower
171(8)
Careers in International Sport
179(7)
International Sport 2006 Through 2015: Forecasting the Future
186(2)
Summary
188(1)
Review Questions
188(1)
PART III Selected Sport Management Functions
189(124)
Sport Marketing
193(26)
Evolution of Sport Marketing
195(2)
Mission, Ethics, and Social Responsibility
197(2)
Developing a Sport Marketing Plan
199(15)
Challenges and Directions in Sport Marketing
214(3)
Summary
217(1)
Review Questions
217(2)
Sport Consumer Behavior
219(24)
Understanding the Individual as a Sport Consumer
220(12)
Group Influences on the Sport Consumer
232(4)
Situational Influences on the Sport Consumer
236(1)
Consumer Decision Making in Sport
237(2)
Challenges
239(1)
Summary
240(1)
Review Questions
241(2)
Public Relations in the Sport Industry
243(24)
Relevant Concepts and Skills
244(3)
Media Relations in Sport
247(9)
Community Relations in Sport
256(4)
Other Public Relations Positions
260(1)
Communication Technology and Its Effect on Sport
261(3)
Summary
264(1)
Review Questions
265(2)
Finance, Economics, and Budgeting in the Sport Industry
267(26)
Current Financial Situation of US Professional Sport
268(2)
Current Financial Situation in US College Athletics
270(1)
Economics of Sport
271(8)
Overview of Financial Management
279(7)
Sources of Revenues and Expenses for Sport Organizations
286(3)
Careers in Financial Management for Sport Organizations
289(2)
Summary
291(1)
Review Questions
291(2)
Sport Facility and Event Management
293(20)
Types of Facilities
293(4)
Risk Management
297(1)
Facility Management
298(1)
Event Management
299(13)
Summary
312(1)
Review Questions
312(1)
PART IV Organizational and Managerial Foundations of Sport Management
313(44)
Management Theory and Practice in Sport Organizations
315(20)
Defining the Term Organization
316(2)
Organizational Effectiveness
318(2)
Organizational Structure and Design
320(4)
Environment
324(1)
Strategy
325(2)
Organizational Culture
327(2)
Organizational Change
329(4)
Summary
333(1)
Review Questions
333(2)
Managerial Leadership in Sport Organizations
335(22)
Management and Leadership
335(1)
Management As a Process in Sport Organizations
336(1)
Leadership As a Process in Sport Organizations
337(8)
Managerial Leadership
345(9)
Summary
354(1)
Review Questions
355(2)
PART V Current Challenges in Sport Management
357(58)
Legal Considerations in Sport Management
359(16)
The Basics of Law
360(1)
Federal Constitution
361(4)
Federal Legislation
365(2)
State Legal Systems
367(6)
Future Challenges
373(1)
Summary
373(1)
Review Questions
373(2)
Ethical Challenges in Sport Management
375(14)
Values Defined
376(3)
Existential Leadership in Sport Organizations
379(5)
Existentialism and Work
384(3)
Summary
387(1)
Review Questions
388(1)
Sociological Aspects of Sport
389(26)
Defining Sport
389(1)
Defining Sport Sociology
390(1)
The Role of Theory in Understanding Sport
391(1)
The Social Significance of Sport
392(1)
The Benefits of Sport
393(1)
The Dark Side of Sport
394(16)
Sport as a Vehicle for Social Transformation
410(2)
Implications for Sport Managers
412(1)
Summary
412(1)
Review Questions
413(2)
PART VI The Future of Sport Management
415(46)
Questions, Answers, and Sport Management Research
417(24)
Why Sport Managers Need to Understand Research
419(2)
Techniques of Good Research
421(7)
Commercial Research in Sport Management
428(1)
Academic Research in Sport Management
429(4)
Current Challenges in Sport Management Research
433(5)
What Else Do You Need to Ask?
438(1)
Summary
438(1)
Review Questions
439(2)
Understanding Sport Management Research
441(20)
What Is Sport Management Research?
442(1)
Key Concepts
443(9)
The Research Process
452(7)
Judging the Quality of Research
459(1)
The Future of Sport Management Research
459(1)
Summary
460(1)
Review Questions
460(1)
References 461(32)
Index 493(6)
About the Editors 499(2)
About the Contributors 501


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