Human Resource Management in the Sport and Leisure Industry

ISBN-10: 0415421799

ISBN-13: 9780415421799

Edition: 2012

Authors: Chris Wolsey, Jeffrey Abrams, Helen Whitrod Brown, Terry Owens, Sue Minten

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List price: $60.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 10/13/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

List of figures
List of tables
List of exhibits
Human resource management in the sport and leisure industry
Sport and leisure
Sport and management
The unique characteristics of sport
The psychological contract
The management of human resources in sport and leisure
Systems theory
Towards a more integrative approach
The market for labour in leisure and sport
The sport and leisure industry
Generic influences on the labour market for sport and leisure
Labour market issues specific to sport and leisure
Summary and conclusion
Organisational structure and culture
Control and trust
Organisational culture
How is culture achieved?
The McKinsey 7S Framework
Summary and conclusion
Individual and group behaviour
Historical context of individual and group performance
The development of organisational theory
The nature of groups and group behaviour
Individual motivation
Summary and conclusion
The changing nature of sport management and the personal skills required by sport managers
Defining competencies and skills
Historical overview of sport management and its changing skill requirements
Contemporary sport management skills
Skills development and National Occupational Standards in sport
Management of self and personal skills for sport management
Developing self-awareness
Summary and conclusion
Recruitment and selection in sport and leisure
Overview and definitions
Job analysis
Job descriptions, person specifications and role profiles
Summary and conclusion
Learning, training and development
Learning, training and development at a national level
Investors in People
Using sport for training and development
Definition of terms
The learning process
Learning and development in organisations
Assessing learning and development needs
Planning, delivery and evaluation
Continuing professional development
Summary and conclusion
Evaluation and performance appraisal in sport and leisure organisations
The context of performance appraisal
What is performance?
The characteristics of performance indicators and SMART objectives
Lifting the lid on the 'black box' of performance appraisal, evaluation and development
Methods of performance appraisal
Stakeholder analysis
Summary and conclusion
Organisational development and the management of change
Organisational development
Techniques to improve individual and group performance
OD and sport organisations
The management of change
Managing resistance
Summary and conclusion
Coaching, mentorship and the learning organisation
The rise and potential significance of coaching
Coach or mentor or both?
Coaching and mentoring for individual success and performance improvement
Embedding a coaching philosophy into a learning organisation
Summary and conclusion
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