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Managing Sport Facilities

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ISBN13:

9780736044837

ISBN10:
0736044833
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
7/1/2005
Publisher(s):
Human Kinetics

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This is the edition with a publication date of 7/1/2005.
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Summary

When most people enter a sport facility, they are usually unaware of the host of decisions that have been made before and during the event to ensure an enjoyable experience. Sport facility managers make these decisions, which range from ordinary maintenance issues to more critical issues such as how much staffing is necessary for various events.Unique in its complete coverage of the profession, >Managing Sport Facilities> will help future and current sport facility managers make the proper decisions in all areas of facility management. The book contains a comprehensive, reader-friendly examination of the various responsibilities of facility managers, and it covers the essential knowledge and skills required for operating a sport facility:--Facility planning, site selection and design, and construction-Facility systems, operations, and maintenance-Facility administration, including marketing and sales, finance and budgeting, human resources, and legal issues-Event planning, security, and proceduresTo help students learn the material and prepare them to apply it to real-world situations, >Managing Sport Facilities> includes "Behind the Scenes" sidebars that demonstrate how professionals have applied theory to practice to solve various facility management dilemmas. The text also features chapter objectives, summaries, discussion questions and activities, and a glossary as study aids to highlight the most important discussion topics to reinforce understanding. "Facility Focus" boxes throughout the text feature interesting facts, trivia, and statistics associated with well-known sport facilities. Numerous photos, figures, and tables capture readers' attention in a visually appealing manner as well.>Managing Sport Facilities> is the ideal resource for students desiring to gain a working knowledge of all aspects of facility management. It will help sport facility managers make all the right decisions-from developing a facility and operating it to planning, promoting, and managing events in a facility.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Acknowledgments xii
PART I Introduction to Sport Facility Management
History of Sport and Public Assembly Facilities
3(20)
Facilities in Ancient Times
4(4)
Facilities From the Middle Ages to the 1800s
8(1)
Facility Management From Ancient to Modern Times
9(1)
Evolution of Professional and Collegiate Facilities
9(5)
Facility Focus
14(5)
The Future of Sport Facilities
19(1)
Trends That Will Affect Future Facilities
20(1)
Summary
21(1)
Discussion Questions and Activities
21(2)
Facility Management
23(16)
What Is Facility Management?
24(1)
The Facility Manager
24(3)
Constituents
27(3)
Managerial Functions
30(6)
Summary
36(1)
Discussion Questions and Activities
37(2)
Management Theory and Practice
39(18)
Management Theory
40(3)
Computer-Aided Facility Management
43(1)
Strategies
44(2)
Leadership
46(2)
Outsourcing
48(5)
Summary
53(1)
Discussion Questions and Activities
54(3)
PART II Facility Development
Facility Planning
57(22)
Fundamentals of Planning
58(1)
Planning for Existing Facilities
58(2)
Planning for Future Facilities
60(17)
Summary
77(1)
Discussion Questions and Activities
78(1)
Facility Site and Design
79(22)
Site Location
80(10)
Site Cost
90(2)
Site Selection
92(3)
Facility Design
95(5)
Summary
100(1)
Discussion Questions and Activities
100(1)
Facility Construction
101(28)
Construction Planning
102(4)
Preconstruction Phase
106(1)
Construction Elements
107(9)
Project Costs
116(8)
Completion and Analysis
124(2)
Summary
126(1)
Discussion Questions and Activities
126(3)
PART III Facility Systems and Operations
Facility Systems
129(22)
Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning
130(3)
Air Quality
133(1)
Energy Systems
134(4)
Plumbing
138(3)
Interior Systems
141(2)
Exterior Systems
143(3)
Combined Interior/Exterior Systems
146(2)
Summary
148(1)
Discussion Questions and Activities
148(3)
Facility Operations
151(20)
Space Management
152(1)
Specialized Components in Sport Facilities
153(5)
Establishing Grass Fields
158(3)
Maintaining Grass Fields
161(5)
Additional Outdoor Concerns
166(3)
Summary
169(1)
Discussion Questions and Activities
169(2)
Facility Maintenance
171(16)
Maintenance and Repair Program
172(3)
Maintenance Audits
175(1)
Maintenance Department
176(1)
Facility Repair Management
177(4)
Basic Maintenance
181(3)
Summary
184(1)
Discussion Questions and Activities
184(3)
PART IV Facility Administration
Marketing and Sales
187(22)
Marketing Concepts
188(4)
The Marketing Process
192(5)
Facility Marketing
197(3)
Sales
200(6)
Summary
206(1)
Discussion Questions and Activities
207(2)
Finance and Budgeting
209(20)
Financial Concepts
210(1)
Revenue and Expenses
210(1)
Financial Analysis
211(4)
Budgeting
215(6)
New Facility Financing
221(6)
Selling a Facility
227(1)
Summary
228(1)
Discussion Questions and Activities
228(1)
Human Resources
229(20)
Sport Facility Jobs
230(1)
Employment Options
231(4)
Hiring Process
235(2)
Employee Management
237(2)
Training
239(1)
Legal Concerns
240(6)
Summary
246(1)
Discussion Questions and Activities
247(2)
Legal Responsibilities
249(20)
Basic Law
250(1)
Tort Law
250(2)
Risk Management and Insurance
252(2)
Contracts
254(4)
Property Law
258(1)
Constitutional Law
258(1)
Government Regulations
259(5)
Summary
264(1)
Discussion Questions and Activities
264(5)
PART V Event and Activity Management
Facility Preparation
269(24)
Revisiting Planning
270(1)
Attracting Events
270(9)
Event Preparation
279(12)
Summary
291(1)
Discussion Questions and Activities
292(1)
Implementing a Security Plan
293(26)
What Is Security?
294(11)
Crowd Management
305(7)
Other Safety Concerns
312(1)
Crisis Management
312(4)
Summary
316(1)
Discussion Questions and Activities
316(3)
Event Management in the Facility
319(16)
Event Analysis
320(3)
Post-Event Surveys
323(1)
Marketing for the Future
324(2)
Marketing Efforts and Costs
326(1)
Facility Analysis
327(7)
Summary
334(1)
Discussion Questions and Activities
334(1)
Appendix: Risk Management Audit 335(6)
Glossary 341(8)
References 349(8)
Index 357(6)
About the Author 363


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