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Contemporary Sport Management 7th Edition Ebook With HKPropel Access

Contemporary Sport Management 7th Edition Ebook With HKPropel Access

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    Keeping pace with the rapidly evolving field of sport management, Contemporary Sport Management, the authoritative introductory text in the field, returns with a thoroughly updated seventh edition. Over 50 contributors with a diverse array of cultural and educational backgrounds deliver a complete and contemporary overview of the field, presented in full color for a visually engaging read.

    With a simplified structure to reflect current demands of the profession and addressing all the Common Professional Component topics outlined by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA), Contemporary Sport Management, Seventh Edition With HKPropel Access, is organized into three parts. Part I, Introduction to Sport Management, provides an overview of the field and leadership concepts associated with it. Part II, Sport Management Sites, details the major settings in which many sport management careers are carried out, including new content on sport participation across the life span. In part III, Sport Management Functions, readers will learn about the key functional areas of sport management, including sport marketing, sport communication, sport facility and event management, and more, with new content on sales as a career path.

    New and updated content throughout this edition allows students to stay on the leading edge of the field:
    • Discussion of the evolution of esports, fantasy sports, and sport betting
    • Content covering emerging technologies in sport management, including streaming, artificial intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR), and virtual reality (VR)
    • New case study sidebars with short-answer questions
    • Recommended Case Studies in Sport Management journal articles for each chapter, designed to promote critical thinking and demonstrate understanding of chapter content
    Related student learning activities and recommended articles are now delivered through HKPropel. These supplemental materials are designed to increase student engagement and enhance understanding of chapter content. With more than 200 activities, including comprehension activities, web activities, and Day in the Life activities tied to professional profiles, students will be challenged to think critically about sport management as both a field of study and a vibrant professional environment with a variety of career paths, and they will develop insight into issues they will encounter in their careers. Chapter quizzes are also included and can be assigned by instructors.

    Contemporary Sport Management, Seventh Edition, will broaden students’ understanding of sport management issues, emphasizing critical thinking, ethics, and diversity while providing students with an introduction to all the aspects of the field they need to know as they prepare to enter the profession.

    Note: A code for accessing HKPropel is included with this ebook.


    Text for undergraduate courses in sport management and sport business. Reference for libraries and students.
    Part I. Introduction to Sport Management

    Chapter 1. Managing Sport
    Paul M. Pedersen and Lucie Thibault
    Defining Sport and Sport Management
    Nature and Scope of the Sport Industry
    Unique Aspects of Sport Management
    Sport Management Competencies
    Future Challenges and Opportunities
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 2. Developing a Professional Perspective
    Sally R. Ross, Brian P. McCullough, and Antonio S. Williams
    Professional Preparation
    Professional Attitude
    Career Planning and Management
    Career Readiness for Occupational Success
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 3. Management Concepts and Practice in Sport Organizations
    Kathy Babiak, Kathryn Heinze, and Lucie Thibault
    Organization Defined
    Types of Sport Organizations
    Organizational Environment
    Organizational Effectiveness
    Organizational Strategy
    Organizational Culture
    Organizational Structure and Design
    Organizational Change and Innovation
    Critical Thinking in Sport Organizations
    Ethics in Sport Organizations
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 4. Managing and Leading in Sport Organizations
    Shannon Kerwin, Ming Li, and Laura J. Burton
    Theoretical Approaches to Management
    Management Functions
    Classifications of Managers
    Managerial Skills
    Decision Making, Authority, and Power
    Organizational Diversity
    Critical Thinking in Sport Managing and Leading
    Ethics in the Leadership of Sport Organizations
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 5. Sociological Aspects of Sport Management
    Nicole M. LaVoi, Nancy L. Lough, and Dunja Antunovic
    Social Significance of Sport
    Benefits of Sport
    Dark Side of Sport
    Sport as a Vehicle for Social Transformation
    Implications for Sport Managers
    Critical Thinking in Sport Sociology
    Ethics in Sport Sociology
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 6. Sport Management Research
    Nola Agha, Jess C. Dixon, and Brendan Dwyer
    What Is Sport Management Research?
    Why Sport Managers Need to Understand Research
    Key Features of Quality Research
    Ethics in Sport Management Research
    Critical Thinking in Sport Management Research
    Current Challenges in Sport Management Research
    Future of Sport Management Research
    Learning Aids

    Part II. Sport Management Sites

    Chapter 7. Managing Sport Participation Across the Lifespan
    Marlene A. Dixon, Jennifer E. McGarry, and Justin Evanovich
    Origins of Community Sport
    Youth Sport History
    Definition of Community Sport
    Size and Scope of Community Sport
    Types of Community Sport Organizations
    Management Challenges
    Adult Community Sport Offerings
    Youth Sport Offerings
    Critical Thinking in Community and Youth Sport
    Ethics in Community and Youth Sport
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 8. Interscholastic Athletics
    Eric W. Forsyth, Tywan G. Martin, and Warren A. Whisenant
    Arrival of Interscholastic Athletics
    Governance of Interscholastic Athletics
    Value of Interscholastic Athletic Programs
    Participation Numbers
    Operating Models
    Careers in Interscholastic Athletics
    Issues Facing Interscholastic Athletics
    Critical Thinking in Interscholastic Athletics
    Ethics in Interscholastic Athletics
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 9. Intercollegiate Athletics
    Ellen J. Staurowsky, Robertha Abney, and Nicholas M. Watanabe
    Origins of Intercollegiate Athletic Governance
    College Sport Finance
    Intercollegiate Athletic Administrators
    Critical Thinking in Intercollegiate Athletics
    Ethics in Intercollegiate Athletics
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 10. Professional Sport
    Jacqueline McDowell, Amy Chan Hyung Kim, and Natasha T. Brison
    Historical Aspects of Professional Sport
    Unique Aspects of Professional Sport
    Revenue Sources for Professional Sport Teams
    Future Challenges Facing Professional Sport
    Career Opportunities in Professional Sport
    Critical Thinking in Professional Sport
    Ethics in Professional Sport
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 11. Sport Management and Marketing Agencies
    Danielle Smith, Catherine Lahey, and Cindy Lee
    Functions of Sport Management and Marketing Agencies
    Types of Sport Management and Marketing Agencies
    Careers in Agencies
    Challenges Facing Agencies
    Critical Thinking in Agency Activities
    Ethical Issues in Sport Management and Marketing Agencies
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 12. International Sport Management
    Ceyda Mumcu, Elsa Kristiansen, and Ashleigh-Jane Thompson
    What Is International Sport?
    Expansion of International Sport
    Current Issues in International Sport
    Guidelines for Future International Sport Management Leaders
    Critical Thinking in International Sport
    Ethics in International Sport
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 13. Emerging Developments in Sport Management
    Gashaw Abeza, BerNadette Lawson-Williams, and Elizabeth Wanless

    Part III. Sport Management Functions

    Chapter 14. Sport Marketing
    Ketra L. Armstrong, Brian Turner, and Kim Miloch
    Developing a Sport Marketing Plan
    Market Research
    Critical Thinking in Sport Marketing
    Ethics in Sport Marketing
    Future of Sport Marketing
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 15. Sport Sales and Consumer Behavior
    Andrea N. Geurin, Cara Holdsclaw, and James J. Zhang
    Understanding the Individual as a Sport Consumer
    Group Influences on the Sport Consumer
    Situational Influences on the Sport Consumer
    Consumer Decision Making in Sport
    Sport Consumer Behavior Challenges and Issues
    Critical Thinking in Sport Consumer Behavior
    Ethics in Promoting Sport Consumer Behavior
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 16. Analytics in the Sport Industry
    Kevin Mongeon, David P. Hedlund, and Ryan Spalding
    The Sport Analytics Process
    Sport Analytics Techniques
    Critical Thinking in Sport Analytics
    Ethics in Sport Analytics
    Sport Analytics in Practice
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 17. Communication in the Sport Industry
    G. Clayton Stoldt, Stephen W. Dittmore, and Paul M. Pedersen
    Theoretical Framework of Sport Communication
    Strategic Sport Communication Model
    Media Relations in Sport
    Community Relations in Sport
    Critical Thinking in Sport Communication
    Ethics in Sport Communication
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 18. Finance and Economics in the Sport Industry
    Timothy D. DeSchriver, Sarah Williams, and Daniel F. Mahony
    Current Financial Situation of U.S. Professional Sport
    Current Financial Situation of U.S. College Athletics
    Economics of Sport
    Overview of Financial Management
    Sources of Revenue and Expenses for Sport Organizations
    Careers in Financial Management for Sport Organizations
    Critical Thinking in Sport Finance and Economics
    Ethics in Sport Finance and Economics
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 19. Sport Facility and Event Management
    Brianna L. Newland, Stacey A. Hall, and Thomas J. Aicher
    Overview of Facility Management
    Facility Management
    Event Management
    Critical Thinking in Sport Facility and Event Management
    Ethics in Sport Facility and Event Management
    Learning Aids

    Chapter 20. Legal Considerations in Sport Management
    Lauren McCoy, Amanda M. Siegrist, and R. Christopher Reynolds
    Basics of Law
    U.S. Constitution
    Federal Legislation
    State Legal Systems
    Future Challenges
    Critical Thinking in Sport Law
    Ethics in Sport Law
    Learning Aids
    Paul M. Pedersen, PhD, is a professor of sport management within the department of kinesiology in the School of Public Health at Indiana University at Bloomington (IU). He has worked as a sports writer, sport management consultant, and sports business columnist. Pedersen’s primary areas of scholarly interest and research are the symbiotic relationship between sport and communication and the activities and practices of various sport organization personnel.

    A research fellow of the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM), Pedersen has published 10 books (including Sport and the Pandemic, Strategic Sport Communication, Handbook of Sport Communication, and Research Methods and Design in Sport Management) and over 110 articles in peer-reviewed outlets such as the Journal of Sport Management, European Sport Management Quarterly, Sport Marketing Quarterly, International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship, Sociology of Sport Journal, International Review for the Sociology of Sport, and Journal of Sports Economics. He has also been a part of more than 125 refereed presentations at professional conferences and more than 50 invited presentations, including invited addresses in China, Denmark, Hungary, Norway, and South Korea. He has been interviewed and quoted in publications as diverse as the New York Times and China Daily.

    Founder and editor in chief of the International Journal of Sport Communication, he serves on the editorial board of seven other journals. A 2020 distinguished alumni award (Florida State University, College of Education) recipient and 2011 Golden Eagle Hall of Fame (East High School in Pueblo, Colorado) inductee, Pedersen lives in Bloomington, Indiana, with his wife, Jennifer, and their two youngest children, Brock and Carlie. Their oldest children and their spouses (Hallie, Liam, Zack, and Megan) live in Bloomington and Chicago.

    Lucie Thibault, PhD, is a professor in sport management and dean of the faculty of health sciences at the University of Ottawa in Ontario, Canada. She has previously taught sport management at Brock University as well as at the University of British Columbia and the University of Ottawa.

    In her 30 years of teaching, Thibault has taught courses in organizational theory, organizational behavior, ethics in sport, globalization of sport, and policy and social issues in sport. Thibault has served on the editorial board of the International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, the European Sport Management Quarterly, and the Journal of Sport Management. She was also the editor of the Journal of Sport Management. She is a member of the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) and was named a research fellow of NASSM in 2001. In 2008, Thibault was awarded the Earle F. Zeigler Lecture Award from NASSM for her scholarly and leadership contributions to the field.

    Thibault’s research interests lie in the formation, management, and evaluation of cross-sectoral partnerships in sport organizations. She also investigates the role of the Canadian government in sport excellence and sport participation as well as government involvement in developing sport policy. She has been an invited speaker at many conferences around the world. Her research has appeared in numerous scholarly journals, including the Journal of Sport Management, International Review for the Sociology of Sport, Journal of Sport and Social Issues, Human Relations, Leisure Studies, European Sport Management Quarterly, International Journal for Sport Policy and Politics, and Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly. Thibault resides in Ottawa.

    All ancillaries are free to adopting instructors through HKPropel.

    Instructor guide. Includes an introduction, sample syllabus, and an explanation on using case studies from Case Studies in Sport Management (CSSM) in the classroom, plus PDFs and teaching notes for the case studies.

    Test package. Contains approximately 30 questions per chapter in multiple-choice, true-false, fill-in-the-blank, and short-answer formats. The files may be downloaded for integration with a learning management system or printed as paper-based tests. Instructors may also create their own customized quizzes or tests from the test bank questions to assign to students directly through HKPropel. Multiple-choice and true-false questions are automatically graded and student scores can be reviewed by instructors in the platform.

    Chapter quizzes. Contains ready-made quizzes, approximately 10 per chapter, which instructors can use to track student progress and comprehension. Each quiz may be downloaded or assigned to students directly through HKPropel. The chapter assessments are automatically graded and student scores can be reviewed by instructors in the platform.

    Presentation package. Features more than 370 PowerPoint slides of text, artwork, and tables from the book that can be used for class discussion and presentation. The slides in the presentation package can be used directly within PowerPoint or printed to make handouts for students. Instructors can easily add, modify, and rearrange the order of the slides.

    Image bank. Includes most of the figures, profile photos, and tables from the text, sorted by chapter. These can be used in developing a customized presentation based on specific course requirements.

    Instructors also receive access to all student materials in HKPropel. For Contemporary Sport Management, Seventh Edition, this includes more than 200 learning activities, including comprehension activities, web activities, Day in the Life activities tied to professional profiles, and chapter quizzes. It also features 20 cases studies from the Case Studies in Sport Management (CSSM) journal. All the activities are designed to challenge students to think about careers in sport management and demonstrate an understanding of chapter content.

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