Managing Sport Organizations: Responsibility for performance

1st Edition

Daniel Covell, Sharianne Walker, Curt Hamakawa

February 21, 2019 Forthcoming
Textbook - 370 Pages - 68 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138363434 - CAT# K396546

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Now in a fully revised and updated fourth edition, Managing Sport Organizations introduces the fundamentals of sport management across every industry sector, from youth and intercollegiate sport to professional leagues. Bridging the gap between theory and practice, it covers every key topic, issue and concept in contemporary sport management, including

  • understanding management and its relationship to sport
  • strategy
  • decision making
  • organizational design
  • leadership
  • human resource management
  • managing change
  • facility management
  • sport media and new technologies

This new edition contains expanded coverage of current topics such as international sport, ethics, new technologies and career pathways in sport management. Each chapter includes a full range of useful features, such as case studies, career insights, management exercises, study questions and definitions of key terms and concepts. No other textbook combines the rigor of the business school with the creativity and dynamism of modern sport business.

Accompanied by additional online resources, this is the perfect foundation for any course in sport management, sport administration or sport business.


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