Practical Ethics in Sport Management

ISBN-10: 0786463988

ISBN-13: 9780786463985

Edition: 2012

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Leaders and managers throughout the sporting world face many ethical challenges on a daily basis. Should an athletic director chastise an unruly but influential supporter? What factors should affect an athlete's eligibility? Is competitiveness acceptable in youth sports? This text shows aspiring sports management professionals how to identify the moral issues in sports and develop principle-centered leadership practices to lead with justice, honesty, and beneficence. Among the issues addressed are the conflict between sportsmanship and gamesmanship, violence in sports, racial and gender equity, performance-enhancing drugs, academics, and commercialization. Throughout, specific examples from real-world sports situations and reflective questions encourage students to think critically. By exploring practical application ethics at all competitive levels, this volume gives future athletic professionals the tools needed to navigate the tricky waters of ethics in sport.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 11/18/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 268
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.54" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Preface
Fundamentals of Ethics and Leadership in Sport Management
The Process of Making Morally Reasoned Decisions in Sports
Ethical Values and Principles versus the Challenges Facing Sport Managers and Leaders
The Conflict between Sportsmanship and Gamesmanship in Sports
Violence in Sports
Equity Issues in Sports
Competitive Advantages in Sports
Youth Sport Issues
Academics for Athletes in Colleges
Commercialized Sports in Schools and Colleges
Principle-Centered Leadership, Morality, and Ethical Decision-Making in Sports
Index
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