Understanding Sport Organizations 3rd Edition

- By Slack, Trevor
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The classic groundbreaking text for understanding organizational theory in the sport industry is back in an extensively revised new edition. With an added emphasis on organizational behavior and practical applications of the theory, Understanding Sport Organizations: Applications for Sport Managers, Third Edition, provides a logical progression to understanding the many components of and processes in sport organizations. Readers will gain a strong theoretical foundation while learning how it applies within the context of the ever-changing field of sport management.In this third edition, new chapters incorporate critical concepts that sport managers in the current era must be familiar with:Different policy types and the responses of sport organizations to policyPerspectives of marketing of sport and marketing through sportControl in sport organizationsSex and gender in sport organizationsVolunteer management in sportDimensions and assessment of governance in sport organizationsMental health difficulties and management strategies within sport environmentsApplying statistical analysis to support analytic decision making in sportCorporate social responsibilityProcurement and sport organizationsTo facilitate comprehension and application, each chapter opens with a list of key concepts and a real-world, contemporary scenario to demonstrate the relevance of theory and behavior in the sport industry. Time Out sidebars offer accounts from actual sport organization situations or from research findings to further illustrate issues being discussed. Chapter summaries and review questions are provided to stimulate discussion about the central issues from each chapter. Key Issues for Sport Managers boxes highlight how chapter content is applied at the level of sport manager, and closing Case for Analysis examples allow readers to directly apply information from each chapter.Real-world examples throughout the text provide opportunities for additional exploration and application of relevant concepts. Every chapter references key articles that build on the foundational framework presented and includes suggestions for further reading within general management and sport management literature. This thorough presentation of subject matter will guide readers to a greater and more practical understanding of core issues.Synthesizing modern conceptual and empirical research from many fields of management into a practical, engaging look at the sport management field, Understanding Sport Organizations: Applications for Sport Managers, Third Edition, is an invaluable resource for students and current practitioners alike.

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  • Model NO : 1492500801
  • UPC : 9781492500803
  • Understanding Sport Organizations 3rd Edition

  • Product Code: 1492500801
    SKU: HUMA-1492500801

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