Summary: Sport Law: A Managerial Approach, is a law textbook that is uniquely organized around management functions. Its clear and informative approach will help readers understand how legal concepts relate to specific managerial functions and will help prepare students to assume a broad range of responsibilities in sport, education, or recreation.
Whether a student becomes a coach or teacher; is a program administrator in a professional program; manages a fitness/heal ...show moreth club; or works in a high school, college, Olympic, or professional sport organization, legal concerns will inevitably be woven into his or her managerial concerns. This book shows how knowledge of the law creates a competitive advantage and helps build a more efficient and successful operation that better serves the needs of its constituents. The text is organized around four broad business functions: (1) strategic management/governance, (2) human resources management, (3) operations management, and (4) marketing management. It provides relevant examples and explanations and has an accessible writing style and tone. It covers the legal areas currently suggested in the NASPE/NASSM program approval guidelines and includes such topics as governance in professional sport, governance in Olympic sport, employment discrimination, sporting facility and event management, participant violence, and intellectual property rights.
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