Understanding Sports Organizations

By: Trevor Slack,Milena M. Parent

Catalogue Number: EW9-K8EY

Understanding Sports Organizations

  • Format: Hardback
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
  • ISBN: 9780736056397
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Synopsis

This is a text for students on Sport Management Courses, and a reference for sport administrators and managers. It aims to provide the reader with a greater understanding of the issues and theoretical construction behind sport organisations. Case studies and profiles allow reader to apply knowledge from each chapter to a real life example. It features new chapters on strategic alliances and doing research in sport management and includes a new section in each chapter on key issues for sport managers.

Author's Biography

Trevor Slack is a widely published authority on sport management and sport organisations. He currently holds the position of Canada Research Chair and the International Institute for the Study of Sport Management. A former competitive figure skater and coach, Milena Parent is working on a PhD in sport management. Her doctoral research relates to organisation theory and strategic management of large-scale sporting events.

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