Managing Sport Organizations: Responsibility For Performance by Daniel CovellManaging Sport Organizations: Responsibility For Performance by Daniel Covell

Managing Sport Organizations: Responsibility For Performance

byDaniel Covell, Sharianne WalkerEditorDaniel Covell

Paperback | March 5, 2013

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Now in a fully revised and updated third edition,Managing Sports Organizationsis still the most interesting, challenging, and student-focused introduction to sport management currently available. Bridging the gap between theory and practice, this book explores every key topic, issue and concept in contemporary sport management, including:

  • Understanding management and its relationship to sport
  • The new sport management environment
  • Decision making
  • Strategy
  • Organizational design
  • Leadership
  • Human resource management
  • Managing change
  • Facility management
  • Innovation

This new edition contains expanded coverage of current topics such as corporate responsibility and ethics, social media, career pathways in sport management, and international sport. Each chapter includes a full range of useful features, such as case studies, management exercises, study questions, and definitions of key terms and concepts.

Managing Sports Organizationsis the only book to fully introduce the core concepts and principles of management theory and to demonstrate their application in the contemporary sport industry. No other textbook combines the rigour of the business school with the creativity and dynamism of modern sport business. This is the perfect foundation text for any course in sports management, sports administration or sports organization.

Daniel Covellis Associate Professor in the Department of Sport Management, University of Western New England, US.Sharianne Walkeris Professor and Chair, Department of Sport Management, University of Western New England, US.
Title:Managing Sport Organizations: Responsibility For PerformanceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 9.6 × 6.8 × 0.9 inPublished:March 5, 2013Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415626773

ISBN - 13:9780415626774


Table of Contents

Chapter 1. The Sport Management Challenge and the Branded and Licensed Sport Product Industry  Chapter 2. Globalization and Ethics and International and Olympic Sport Industry Segments  Chapter 3. Information Technology (It) Management and the Sports Media  Chapter 4. Developing Goals and School and Youth Sports  Chapter 5. Decision Making and the Health and Fitness Industry  Chapter 6. Strategic Management and the Sport Facilities Industry  Chapter 7. Designing the Organization and Sport Agency  Chapter 8. Motivation and Leadership and Intercollegiate Athletics  Chapter 9. Human Resource Management and the Tour Sport Industry  Chapter 10. Managing Change and the Professional League Sport Industry