Sport Facility Operations Management: A Global Perspective

2nd Edition

Eric C. Schwarz, Stacey A. Hall, Simon Shibli

Routledge
Published May 29, 2015
Textbook - 408 Pages
ISBN 9781138831056 - CAT# Y173331

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Summary

Anybody working in sport management will be involved in the operation of a sports facility at some point in their career. It is a core professional competency at the heart of successful sport business. Sport Facility Operations Management is a comprehensive and engaging textbook which introduces cutting-edge concepts in facilities and operations management, including practical guidance from professional facility managers.

Now in a fully revised and updated second edition—which introduces new chapters on capital investment and operational decision-making—the book covers all fundamental aspects of sport facility operations management from a global perspective, including:

  • ownership structures and financing options
  • planning, design, and construction processes
  • organizational and human resource management
  • financial and operations management
  • legal concerns
  • marketing management and event planning
  • risk assessment and security planning
  • benchmarking and performance management

Each chapter contains newly updated real-world case studies and discussion questions, innovative 'Technology Now!' features and step-by-step guidance through every element of successful sport facilities and operations management, while an expanded companion website offers lecture slides, a sample course syllabus, a bank of multiple-choice and essay questions, glossary flashcards links to further reading, and appendices with relevant supplemental documentation.

With a clear structure running from planning through to the application of core management disciplines, Sport Facility Operations Management is essential reading for any sport management course.

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