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Sport Management Principles and Applications

ISBN-10: 1138839604

ISBN-13: 9781138839601

Edition: 4th 2015 (Revised)

Authors: Russell Hoye, Aaron C. T. Smith, Matthew Nicholson, Bob Stewart

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Now available in a fully revised and updated fourth edition, Sport Management: Principles and Applications introduces the sport industry and examines the role of the state, non-profit and professional sectors in sport. It focuses on core management principles and their application in a sporting context, highlighting the unique challenges faced in a career in sport management. Written in an engaging and accessible style, each chapter has a clear structure designed to make key information and concepts simple to find and to utilize. Chapters contain a conceptual overview, references, further reading, links to important websites, study questions and up-to-date case studies from around the world to show how theory works in the professional world, and a companion website offers additional activities for students and guidance notes and slides for instructors. The book covers every core functional area of management, including: strategic planning organizational culture organizational structures human resource management leadership governance financial management marketing performance management. This fourth edition also includes expanded coverage of sport media, the Olympics, change management and other contemporary management issues, providing a comprehensive introduction to the practical application of management principles within sport organizations. It is ideal for first and second year students on sport management related courses, as well as those studying business-focused or human movement courses seeking an overview of applied sport management principles.
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Book details

List price: $43.99
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 4/2/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

Aaron Smith was a young English seaman taken captive on June 29, 1822, by Cuban pirates when his ship was boarded en route from Jamaica to England. He was returning home to marry his fiancee after this final visit the last of many to the West Indies.Bob Stewart was born in New Jersey, USA, but lived in Jamaica for a large part of his life. He taught in Kingston before working as a tutor at the University of the West Indies, where he acquired a doctorate in history. His poems appeared in a series of Caribbean and international publications, including Arts Review, Jamaica Journal, Savacou and Race Today. His own volume, Cane Cut, was published by Savacou Cooperative in 1988, after his return to the US.