UNDERSTANDING SPORT ORGANIZATIONS. APPLICATIONS FOR SPORT MANAGERS. 3RD EDITION

UNDERSTANDING SPORT ORGANIZATIONS. APPLICATIONS FOR SPORT MANAGERS. 3RD EDITION

Editorial:
HUMAN KINETICS
Año de edición:
Materia
Ciencias del Deporte
ISBN:
978-1-4925-0080-3
Páginas:
536
N. de edición:
3
Idioma:
Inglés
Disponibilidad:
Disponible en 2-3 semanas

Descuento:

-5%

Antes:

103,58 €

Despues:

98,40 €

• Part I. Introducing Sport Management
Chapter 1. The Management of Sport Organizations
Chapter 2. Doing Research in Sport Management
• Part II. Fundamentals of Managing Sport Organizations
Chapter 3. Organizational Goals and Effectiveness
Chapter 4. Sport Organizations and Their Environments
Chapter 5. Dimensions of Organizational Structure
Chapter 6. Design Options in Sport Organizations
Chapter 7. Sport Organizations and Their Responses to Policy
Chapter 8. Strategy in Sport Organizations
Chapter 9. Sport Marketing
• Part III. Dynamics and Complexity of Managing Sport
Chapter 10. Control in Sport Organizations
Chapter 11. Gender and Sport Organizations
Chapter 12. Volunteers in Sport Organizations
Chapter 13. Governance of Sport Organizations
Chapter 14. Decision Making in Sport Organizations
Chapter 15. Power and Politics in Sport Organizations
Chapter 16. Managing Conflict in Sport Organizations
Chapter 17. Managing Culture in Sport Organizations
Chapter 18. Organizational Change in Sport
Chapter 19. Leadership and Sport Organizations
• Part IV. Contemporary Issues in Sport Organizations
Chapter 20. Mental Health and Sport Organizations
Chapter 21. Technology in Sport Organizations
Chapter 22. Sports Analytics
Chapter 23. Corporate Social Responsibility and Sport Organizations
Chapter 24. Procurement and Sport Organizations

The classic groundbreaking text for understanding organizational theory in the sport industry is back in an extensively revised new edition. With an added emphasis on organizational behavior and practical applications of the theory, Understanding Sport Organizations: Applications for Sport Managers, Third Edition, provides a logical progression to understanding the many components of and processes in sport organizations. Readers will gain a strong theoretical foundation while learning how it applies within the context of the ever-changing field of sport management.

In this third edition, new chapters incorporate critical concepts that sport managers in the current era must be familiar with:
• Different policy types and the responses of sport organizations to policy
• Perspectives of marketing of sport and marketing through sport
• Control in sport organizations
• Sex and gender in sport organizations
• Volunteer management in sport
• Dimensions and assessment of governance in sport organizations
• Mental health difficulties and management strategies within sport environments
• Applying statistical analysis to support analytic decision making in sport
• Corporate social responsibility
• Procurement and sport organizations
To facilitate comprehension and application, each chapter opens with a list of key concepts and a real-world, contemporary scenario to demonstrate the relevance of theory and behavior in the sport industry. Time Out sidebars offer accounts from actual sport organization situations or from research findings to further illustrate issues being discussed. Chapter summaries and review questions are provided to stimulate discussion about the central issues from each chapter. Key Issues for Sport Managers boxes highlight how chapter content is applied at the level of sport manager, and closing Case for Analysis examples allow readers to directly apply information from each chapter.

Real-world examples throughout the text provide opportunities for additional exploration and application of relevant concepts. Every chapter references key articles that build on the foundational framework presented and includes suggestions for further reading within general management and sport management literature. This thorough presentation of subject matter will guide readers to a greater and more practical understanding of core issues.

Synthesizing modern conceptual and empirical research from many fields of management into a practical, engaging look at the sport management field, Understanding Sport Organizations: Applications for Sport Managers, Third Edition, is an invaluable resource for students and current practitioners alike.
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Textbook for graduate and upper-undergraduate courses in organizational theory and organizational behavior as it relates to sport and sport/recreation management degree programs; reference for practicing sport managers around the world.