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Governance in Sport epub with Web Resource

Governance in Sport epub with Web Resource

Analysis and Application

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    Simplify the complexities of sport governance with an engaging and thought-provoking guide to how authority, policies, rules, and regulations can influence decision making in sport organizations. Governance in Sport: Analysis and Application With Web Resource examines the structure of governance within sport organizations across a breadth of levels and a variety of industry sectors to prepare students to practice principles of good governance and ethical decision making.

    The content is presented from three broad perspectives: (1) Students will first learn the foundation of legal and managerial practices in sport governance, encompassing ethical behavior, effective leadership, decision making, and policy development within sport organizations. (2) Once the groundwork is established, a geographical framework explores the structures and functions of regulatory agencies for sport at the local, state, national, regional, and global levels. Students will gain an appreciation for how agencies vary, as well as the differences in for-profit, nonprofit, and quasi-public sport organizations at the various levels. (3) Students will examine the nuances of sport governance across selected sectors of the sport industry. Professional sport, amateur sport, sport media, sporting goods and licensing, and fitness, wellness, and health are presented alongside the emerging and rapidly evolving sectors of sport marketing, legalized sport wagering, and esports for a realistic look at how governance is applied across different sectors.

    To enhance practical application, a related web resource presents 12 in-depth case studies and debates on relevant examples of governance in action within sports organizations. Each case study provides thought-provoking perspectives, authored by industry experts and scholars across sport business and academia. Students will gain real-world understanding of how governance varies across national and international levels by scrutinizing contemporary issues such as the NCAA college basketball corruption scandal, the NFL kneeling policy, Olympic host city selection, and poaching in esports. Critical thinking skills are encouraged with multiple-choice and discussion questions provided at the end of each case study.

    Additional learning aids also help to connect foundational knowledge to modern-day application. Governance in Action boxes highlight key concepts and provide context in relationship to recent events. Critical thinking questions encourage classroom discussion, and end-of-chapter applied activities help to solidify understanding.

    Providing an overview of managing sport at all levels and all sectors, Governance in Sport will help students develop an acute understanding of where power resides, how decisions are made, and the impact of those factors on the goals, purpose, and structure of sport organizations.

    Note: The web resource is included with all new print books and some ebooks. For ebook formats that don’t provide access, the web resource is available separately.


    A text for upper-level undergraduate and graduate-level courses in program curriculums such as sport and recreation management, sport administration, coaching, physical education, sport business, or recreation and leisure.
    Part I. Foundations of Governance and Authority

    Chapter 1. Legal Primer to Governance
    Kelley Walton
    Authority and Governance
    Basic Legal Principles
    Alternative Dispute Resolution
    Sources of Law
    International Perspective

    Chapter 2. Ethics, Decision Making, and Leadership in Sport Organizations
    Bonnie Tiell and Kelley Walton
    Decision Making

    Chapter 3. Board Governance and Policy Development in Sport Organizations
    Bonnie Tiell
    Best Practices in Board Governance
    Policies and Procedures in Sport Organizations
    Part II. Framework for Sport Governance

    Chapter 4. State and Local Sport
    Bonnie Tiell
    Governance and Authority in Sport Organizations at the Local Level
    Governance and Authority in Sport Organizations at the State Level
    Challenges for Sport Governance at the Local and State Levels

    Chapter 5. Regional and National Sport
    Kerri Cebula and Bonnie Tiell
    Defining and Classifying Regional and National Governing Sport Agencies
    Regulatory Agencies for National and Regional Sport Participants (Athletes)
    Regulatory Agencies for National and Regional Sports
    Regulatory Agencies Governing National and Regional Sport Competition
    Regulatory Agencies for National and Regional Sport Affiliates

    Chapter 6. Global Sports
    Bonnie Tiell
    Defining a Global Sport Agency
    Regulatory Agencies for International Multisport Competition
    Regulatory Agencies for Athletes in International Sports
    Regulatory Agencies Governing International and Global Sports
    Regulatory Agencies in Global Sports With a Specialist Function
    Part III. Governance and Authority in Sport Industry Sectors

    Chapter 7. Professional Sports
    Kerri Cebula
    Team Sports
    Individual Sports

    Chapter 8. Amateur Sports
    Kerri Cebula and Bonnie Tiell
    Amateur Athletic Union
    Youth Amateur Sports
    Adult Amateur Sports
    Intercollegiate Athletics

    Chapter 9. Sport Medi
    Galen Clavio and Matthew Zimmerman
    Overview of Political Governance in Sport Media
    Global and Commercial Governance in Sport Media
    Partnerships Between Media and Sport Entities
    Digital and Emerging Media in Sports
    Sports Journalists

    Chapter 10. Sporting Goods and Sport Licensing
    Daniel A. Rascher and Mark S. Nagel
    Size and Scope of the Sporting Goods Industry
    Sport Licensing Landscape
    Regulating and Policing the Industry
    Future of the Industry

    Chapter 11. Fitness, Wellness, and Health
    Scott R. Jedlicka
    Private Fitness and Health Clubs
    Commercial Fitness and Health (For Profit)
    Trainers: Certification and Licensure
    Public Health
    Nutritional Supplements

    Chapter 12. Sport Marketing
    Justin B. Kozubal, David W. Walsh, and Michael A. Odio
    Marketing the Sport Product
    Sport Marketing Organizations
    Marketing Through Sport
    Marketing Through Sport Mega-Events
    Legal Issues in the Marketing Environment
    Ambush Marketing

    Chapter 13. Sport Wagering
    Bonnie Tiell and Kerri Cebula
    History of Sport Wagering in the United States
    Status of Sport Wagering in the United States
    Status of Sport Wagering Internationally
    Regulatory Agencies for Sport Wagering
    The Future of Sport Wagering

    Chapter 14. Esports
    Steve Borawski, Michael Kidd, and Bonnie Tiell
    Esports Compared to Traditional Sport
    History of Competitive Video Gaming
    Esports Governing Agencies and Authorities
    Areas of Esports Governance and Legislation

    Case Study Abstracts
    Bonnie Tiell, EdD, is a professor of sport management at Tiffin University (TU). She has served as the faculty’s NCAA athletic representative, dean of graduate studies, and MBA chair. Prior to her faculty appointment, she served as an administrator and an assistant athletic director. She is a member of the TU Hall of Fame in recognition of her extensive accolades for coaching volleyball, softball, and tennis.

    Tiell also serves as a nonresident faculty member for the United States Sports Academy as an instructor in their doctoral program. She routinely travels abroad to instruct in the academy's international sport administration certificate programs. On behalf of the academy and select sport ministries, she has extensive experience working with executives, military leaders, elite coaches, and administrators representing international and national sport federations and associations.

    Widely recognized for her contributions to intercollegiate athletic administration and global sport governance, Tiell is the founder and codirector of Academic Experience with Olympians, a program initiated in Athens, Greece, in 2004 that offers students from around the world the opportunity for on-site study of the organization, supervision, and management of international sport venues and elite competition in an Olympic host city. She is also cofounder of the Women’s Leadership Symposium in Intercollegiate Athletics, a program partially financed and now administrated by the NCAA and Women Leaders in College Sports.

    Tiell holds a bachelor’s degree in physical education from Troy University, a master’s degree in sport administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a doctorate of education in sport management from the United States Sports Academy (USSA). She writes a monthly column for the Advertiser-Tribune that focuses on economic, global, and social issues in sport, and she is also the author of the textbook Human Resources in Sports: A Managerial Approach.

    Kerri Cebula, JD, is an associate professor of sport management at Kutztown University of Pennsylvania. She holds a juris doctorate from Marquette University Law School (MULS), where she also earned the certificate in sports law from the National Sports Law Institute (NSLI). While at MULS, she was a member of the Marquette Sports Law Review and served as a research assistant to Professor Paul Anderson, the director of the NSLI. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and justice from American University. She has presented at the conferences of the College Sport Research Institute, the Sport Marketing Association, the Sport and Recreation Law Association, and the European Association of Sport Management. She has been published in the Journal of Brand Strategy, Journal of NCAA Compliance, and Concussion Litigation Alert. Her work also appears in the Handbook of International Sport Business and Sports Leadership: A Concise Reference Guide.

    Prior to coming to Kutztown, Kerri worked as a compliance officer in the athletic departments of Villanova University and the University of Delaware.
    All ancillaries are free to adopting instructors and available online.

    Instructor guide. Includes chapter objectives, outlines, and summaries for each chapter, as well as a sample syllabus that includes ideas for assignments and class projects. Also included are end-of-chapter critical thinking questions and answers, applied activity solutions, and possible answers to the case study discussion questions from the web resource.

    Test package. Contains a bank of 280 questions in true-false, fill-in-the-blank, and multiple-choice formats.

    Chapter quizzes. Contains ready-made quizzes (10 questions per chapter) to assess student comprehension of the most important concepts. Quizzes can be imported into learning management systems.

    Presentation package. Includes more than 300 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 for distribution to students. Instructors can easily add, modify, and rearrange the order of the slides.

    Web resource. Features 12 case studies that touch on interesting topics related to recent controversies, plus 3 to 10 multiple-choice questions per case study.

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