Contemporary Sport Management 6th Edition PDF With Web Study Guide
Contemporary Sport Management, Fifth Edition With Web Study Guide, provides students with an overview of sport management by presenting extensive discussions of the foundational aspects of the profession and current topics from the field. The fifth edition continues to engage students with a full-color format and an integrated web study guide. The text also discusses the role of social media in revolutionizing the industry and the significance of sport as an international institution. Students will learn the relevance of legal, sociocultural, historical, political, and psychological concepts to the management of sport; the professional skills and attitudes of successful sport managers; and ways in which the globalization of sport continues to affect sport management professions.
One of the top-selling textbooks in the field, the fifth edition retains many of its popular learning tools for students and also offers several key additions:
• Social media sidebars in every chapter prepare future sport managers to confront some of the unique challenges and opportunities of this growing phenomenon.
• Professional profiles containing a biography, Q&A, and associated web study guide activity allow students to gain realistic views into the roles of sport managers.
• Enhanced ancillaries include a new image bank and chapter quizzes compatible with learning management systems to further support classroom instruction and testing.
• A student web study guide now contains more than 171 fully integrated activities to provide opportunities for real-world application.
• A retrospective from cofounding editor Janet Parks illustrating how the outstanding roster of contributors has been a hallmark of this title from the beginning.
The text also contains a variety of updated learning tools, including international sidebars with associated activities, a timeline, ethics and critical thinking sections, a running glossary, chapter objectives, end-of-chapter reviews, and references to help students stay engaged with the material and understand key concepts and terms. In addition, the web study guide (WSG) contains multiple interactive learning experiences that assist students in retaining the information. Each chapter of the text includes several cross-references to the WSG, allowing students to take advantage of the following features:
• Professional profile activities encourage students to test their expectations of the challenges that sport industry professionals face on a daily basis.
• Job announcement activities demonstrate the skills that prospective employers seek in particular sport settings.
• Web searches point students to the vast amount of information available online.
• Portfolio activities help students reflect on questions related to the critical thinking and ethics sections of each chapter. Upon completion of the activities, students will have constructed a portfolio of their reflections on issues they might face as future sport management professionals.
• Learning in Action activities help students understand and apply the concepts covered in each chapter.
With 20 chapters written by 44 expert contributors, Contemporary Sport Management, Fifth Edition, begins with an overview of the field and historical aspects of the industry. Next, the attributes of effective and professional sport managers and the relevance of managerial and leadership concepts applied to sport management are discussed. In part II, students learn about the major settings in which sport management professionals work today, including professional and amateur sport management sites, sport management agencies, and sport tourism venues. Part III offers information on key functional areas of sport management, such as marketing, communication, finance and economics, and facility and event management. In part IV, readers examine current challenges in the profession, such as issues related to consumer behavior, law, sociology, globalization, and the importance of continuing sport management research.
The updated and enhanced fifth edition of Contemporary Sport Management offers a varied and dynamic learning package to assist readers in understanding the many opportunities and challenges in the sport management field. From historical foundations and future directions to current issues and professional skill sets, this popular textbook continues to inform and inspire up-and-coming professionals to have a positive influence on the management of sport.
Text for undergraduate courses in sport management and sport business. Reference for libraries and students.
Table of Contents
Part I. Introduction to Sport Management
Chapter 1. Managing Sport
Paul M. Pedersen, PhD; Lucie Thibault, PhD
Defining Sport and Sport Management
Nature and Scope of the Sport Industry
Unique Aspects of Sport Management
Sport Management Competencies
Future Challenges and Opportunities
Chapter 2. Developing a Professional Perspective
Sally R. Ross, PhD; Brian P. McCullough, PhD
Career Planning and Management
Information for Occupational Success
Chapter 3. Historical Aspects of the Sport Business Industry
Lawrence W. Fielding, PhD; Brenda G. Pitts, EdD; Paul M. Pedersen, PhD
Historical Aspects of Commercialization in Sport
Historical Aspects of the Sport Market
Critical Thinking in the History of the Sport Business Industry
Ethics in the History of the Sport Business Industry
Chapter 4. Management Concepts and Practice in Sport Organizations
Kathy Babiak, PhD; Lucie Thibault, PhD; Jerome Quarterman, PhD
Structure and Design of Sport Organizations
Critical Thinking in Sport Organizations
Ethics in Sport Organizations
Chapter 5. Managing and Leading in Sport Organizations
Shannon Kerwin, PhD; Jerome Quarterman, PhD; Ming Li, EdD
Theoretical Approaches to Management
Decision Making, Authority, and Power
Human Resource Management
Critical Thinking in Sport Managing and Leading
Ethics in the Leadership of Sport Organizations
Part II. Selected Sport Management Sites
Chapter 6. Community and Youth Sport
Marlene A. Dixon, PhD; Jennifer E. Bruening, PhD
Origins of Community Sport
Youth Sport History
Definition of Community Sport
Size and Scope of Community Sport
Types of Community Sport Organizations
Adult Community Sport Offerings
Youth Sport Offerings
Critical Thinking in Youth and Community Sport
Ethics in Community and Youth Sport
Chapter 7. Interscholastic Athletics
Warren A. Whisenant, PhD; Eric W. Forsyth, PhD; Tywan G. Martin, PhD
Arrival of Interscholastic Athletics
Governance of Interscholastic Athletics
Value of Interscholastic Athletics Programs
Participation Numbers and Operating Models
Careers in Interscholastic Athletics
Issues Facing Interscholastic Athletics
Critical Thinking in Interscholastic Athletics
Ethics in Interscholastic Athletics
Chapter 8. Intercollegiate Athletics
Ellen J. Staurowsky, EdD; Robertha Abney, PhD
Origins of Intercollegiate Athletics Governance
College Sport Finance
Intercollegiate Athletics Administrators
Critical Thinking in Intercollegiate Athletics
Ethics in Intercollegiate Athletics
Chapter 9. Professional Sport
James (“Jay”) M. Gladden, PhD; William A. Sutton, EdD
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
Chapter 10. Sport Management and Marketing Agencies
Catherine (“Kt”) Lahey, MBA, MSMB; Jezali Ratliff, MBA, MSBM; William A. Sutton, EdD
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
Chapter 11. Sport Tourism
Heather Gibson, PhD; Sheranne Fairley, PhD
Tourism and the Tourism Industry
Defining Sport Tourism
Sustainability and Sport Tourism
Critical Thinking in Sport Tourism
Ethics in Sport Tourism
Part III. Selected Sport Management Functions
Chapter 12. Sport Marketing
Ketra L. Armstrong, PhD
Defining Sport Marketing
Developing a Sport Marketing Plan
Critical Thinking in Sport Marketing
Ethics in Sport Marketing
Chapter 13. Sport Consumer Behavior
Andrea N. Eagleman, PhD; Cara Wright, PhD; B. Christine Green, PhD
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 Sport Consumer Behavior
Chapter 14. Communication in the Sport Industry
G. Clayton Stoldt, EdD; Stephen W. Dittmore, PhD; Paul M. Pedersen, PhD
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
Chapter 15. Finance and Economics in the Sport Industry
Timothy D. DeSchriver, EdD; Daniel F. Mahony, PhD; Marion E. Hambrick, PhD
Current Financial Situation of US Professional Sport
Current Financial Situation of US College Athletics
Economics of Sport
Overview of Financial Management
Sources of Revenues 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
Chapter 16. Sport Facility and Event Management
David K. Stotlar, EdD; Coyte G. Cooper, PhD
Types of Facilities
Critical Thinking in Sport Facility and Event Management
Ethics in Sport Facility and Event Management
Part IV. Current Challenges in Sport Management
Chapter 17. Legal Considerations in Sport Management
Anita M. Moorman, JD; R. Christopher Reynolds, PhD, JD; Samuel Olson, JD
Basics of Law
State Legal Systems
Summary of Fundamental Sport Law Components
Critical Thinking in Sport Law
Ethics in Sport Law
Chapter 18. Sociological Aspects of Sport
Nicole M. LaVoi, PhD; Mary Jo Kane, PhD
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
Chapter 19. A North American Perspective on International Sport
Ted Fay, PhD; Luisa Velez, PhD; Lucie Thibault, PhD
What is International Sport?
Expansion of International Sport
Current Issues in International Sport
Essentials for Aspiring International Sport Managers
Forecasting the Future: International Sport 2014 and Beyond
Critical Thinking in International Sport
Ethics in International Sport
Chapter 20. Sport Management Research
Jess C. Dixon, PhD; Wendy Frisby, PhD
Why Sport Managers Need to Understand Research
What is Sport Management Research?
Current Challenges in Sport Management Research
Future of Sport Management Research
Critical Thinking in Sport Management Research
Ethics in Sport Management Research
About the Editor
Paul M. Pedersen, PhD, is a professor of sport management and the director of the sport management program in the School of Public Health at Indiana University at Bloomington (IU). He has worked as a sports writer, sport management consultant, and sport 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 eight books (including Handbook of Sport Communication, Research Methods and Design in Sport Management, and Strategic Sport Communication) and over 95 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 100 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 10 journals. A 2011 inductee into the Golden Eagle Hall of Fame (East High School in Pueblo, Colorado), Pedersen lives in Bloomington, Indiana, with his wife, Jennifer, and their two youngest children, Brock and Carlie. Their two oldest children also live in Bloomington and attend IU: Zack is an undergraduate student, and Hallie is a graduate student.
Lucie Thibault, PhD, is a professor in the department of sport management at Brock University in Ontario, Canada. She has taught at Brock since 2002. Thibault has also taught at the University of British Columbia and the University of Ottawa. In her quarter century 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 serves on the editorial board of the International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics as well as the European Sport Management Quarterly. She has held the roles of associate editor and 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 and 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 the Niagara region of Ontario.
ExcerptsCritical Thinking In Sport Sociology
AncillariesAll ancillary materials for this text are FREE to course adopters and available online at www.HumanKinetics.com/ContemporarySportManagement6E.
Instructor guide. Includes a sample syllabus, a special section on promoting critical thinking in sport management, lecture outlines, and chapter summaries.
Test package. Feature hundreds of questions, in multiple choice, true/false, fill-in-the-blank, and short answer formats.
Chapter quizzes. Contains a bank of questions, approximately 10 per chapter, which instructors can use to track student progress and comprehension.
Presentation package plus image bank. Features 350 slides that cover the key points of each chapter. The image bank contains the art, tables, and content photos from the book.
The presentation package plus image bank is also available for purchase separately • ISBN 978-1-4925-5782-1
Web study guide. Contains activities in various formats, as well as assignments.
The web study guide is also available for purchase separately • ISBN 978-1-4925-5783-8