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Contemporary Sport Management

Contemporary Sport Management - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0736063654

Cover of Contemporary Sport Management 3RD 07 (ISBN 978-0736063654)
ISBN13: 978-0736063654
ISBN10: 073606365X
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 07
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Published: 2007
International: No

List price: $78.00

Contemporary Sport Management - 3RD 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0736063654

Janet B. Parks, Jerome Quarterman and Lucie Thibault

ISBN13: 978-0736063654
ISBN10: 073606365X
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 07
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers

Published: 2007
International: No
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.

Table of Contents

Introduction to sport management p. 1
Managing sport in the 21st century p. 5
Developing a professional perspective p. 27
Thinking critically about sport management p. 47
Selected sport management sites p. 63
Intercollegiate athletics p. 67
Professional sport p. 97
Sport management and marketing agencies p. 125
Sport tourism p. 141
A North American perspective on international sport p. 163
Selected sport management functions p. 189
Sport marketing p. 193
Sport consumer behavior p. 219
Public relations in the sport industry p. 243
Finance, economics, and budgeting in the sport industry p. 267
Sport facility and event management p. 293
Organizational and managerial foundations of sport management p. 313
Management theory and practice in sport organizations p. 315
Managerial leadership in sport organizations p. 335
Current challenges in sport management p. 357
Legal considerations in sport management p. 359
Ethical challenges in sport management p. 375
Sociological aspects of sport p. 389
The future of sport management p. 415
Questions, answers, and sport management research p. 417
Understanding sport management research p. 441
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