9780415274562

Sports Management and Administration

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415274562

  • ISBN10:

    0415274567

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2003-11-19
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

Written by a leading sports management consultant, the second edition ofSports Management and Administration, presents a comprehensive overview of the management of sport at every level. Fully revised and updated to reflect the rapid evolution of many of the sporting structures in the UK, the book offers an invaluable introduction to the key management processes in sports provision and delivery, from human resources to finance, marketing and strategy.

Table of Contents

List of figures and table ix
List of case studies x
Acknowledgements xi
About the author xii
Introduction 1(8)
Background
2(4)
Sport and politics
6(3)
1 Sport - what it's all about 9(14)
Parameters and definitions
9(2)
The history of sport
11(2)
Trends in sports participation
13(3)
Pricing of sports participation
16(1)
The economic impact of sport
16(1)
Sports clubs
17(2)
Sports clubs' effectiveness
19(2)
Issues facing sport
21(1)
Trends affecting sport
21(2)
2 The sporting context 23(24)
Sport
24(2)
The role and importance of sport in our society
26(2)
The benefits of sport
28(2)
The aims and objectives of sport
30(1)
Current issues
31(5)
Sport and society
36(2)
Sport and health
38(2)
The European dimension
40(2)
Where we practise our sport
42(5)
3 The voluntary sector 47(18)
Voluntary organizations
47(2)
Sport is a voluntary concept
49(2)
Voluntary ethos
51(1)
Voluntary sports organizations
52(1)
Management of voluntary organizations
53(2)
The nature of voluntary organizations
55(1)
Organizational structures and personalities
56(3)
Governing bodies
59(1)
Volunteerism and change
60(1)
Voluntary commitment paid staff dynamic
61(2)
How to retain volunteers
63(2)
4 Sports development 65(11)
The many roles of the sports development officer
69(7)
5 Leadership 76(6)
Transactional or transformational?
77(2)
Leadership qualities in the sports situation
79(3)
6 Working together 82(14)
Partnerships and liaisons
82(2)
Agencies involved in sport in the UK
84(12)
7 People 96(19)
Performance appraisal
96(1)
Managing people
97(2)
What makes a manager?
99(1)
Staff appraisal
100(1)
Staff motivation
101(3)
Delegation
104(1)
Communication
105(1)
Getting the right people
106(1)
Team building
107(4)
Team development
111(1)
Personnel management
112(3)
8 Organizational management 115(24)
The role of the sports manager
115(1)
General management approaches
116(1)
Quality management
117(7)
Strategic management
124(6)
Measuring performance
130(1)
The complexity of sports management
130(1)
Planning
131(1)
Objectives
131(1)
Control
132(1)
Organizational change
133(1)
The management of change
133(3)
Decision-making
136(3)
9 Management in practice 139(18)
Management processes
139(1)
Financial management
140(3)
Legislation
143(6)
Management of safety
149(1)
Health and safety at work
149(3)
Managing support services
152(1)
Administration
153(1)
The management of sport as a public service
154(3)
10 Management challenges 157(9)
Citizens' Charter
157(1)
Competition
158(1)
Best Value
159(1)
Financial control
160(1)
National standards
161(1)
Pressure for change
161(1)
Voluntary input and management
162(1)
Philosophical challenges
162(1)
Investors in People
163(1)
Leisure trusts
163(1)
Ageing facilities
164(1)
Performance indication
164(2)
11 Marketing 166(20)
Marketing ethics
173(1)
Marketing participation
173(1)
Implementing the marketing process
174(2)
Marketing activities
176(1)
Public relations
177(1)
Fundraising
178(3)
Tax relief for voluntary sports clubs
181(1)
Sports sponsorship
182(4)
12 Event management 186(25)
Event feasibility
186(9)
Event planning
195(1)
Event requirements
196(7)
Characteristics of the best events
203(1)
Event evaluation
204(7)
13 Education and training 211(17)
Coaching awards
212(2)
Education versus training
214(2)
Sports management education
216(4)
Running Sport
220(5)
Volunteering in sport
225(3)
14 Personal skills 228(12)
Time management
229(1)
Time management action plan
229(1)
Managing meetings
230(3)
Meetings in practice
233(3)
Personal management
236(4)
15 Into the future 240(2)
Conclusion 242(2)
Appendix: Useful sports contacts and addresses 244(21)
Government agencies - local and national
244(1)
International agencies
245(1)
Sports councils
246(1)
National sports centres
246(1)
English sports councils
247(1)
Other official organizations
248(9)
Media addresses
257(2)
Independent regional television
259(2)
Newspapers
261(1)
Press agencies
262(1)
Sports photographic agencies
263(1)
Useful websites
263(2)
Bibliography 265(10)
Index 275

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