This book helps you in understanding of the complex topic of leadership in sport. Contemporary Leadership in Sport Organizations combines recent research on leadership with practical application of the skills and knowledge that students will need to succeed in their chosen career. It provides sport management students with a comprehensive understanding of the complex topic of leadership in sport through a presentation of foundational and contemporary research, numerous practical examples and analytical exercises, and thought-provoking self-assessments and quotes. More than just leadership tips from a sport personality, Contemporary Leadership in Sport Organizations translates classic and contemporary research in leadership into leadership skills and behaviours that are useful in present-day sport settings.
Scott began his career as a teacher and coach of multiple sports in public schools and his university teaching has included undergraduate and graduate courses in exercise science and management concepts for sport and fitness. He has published research and conceptual articles in several refereed journals, including Journal of Sport Management, Quest, International Journal of Sport Management and International Journal of Sport Management & Marketing.
Part I. A Leadership Primer; Chapter 1. Defining Leadership; Chapter 2. Results, Relationships, and Responsibility; Part II. Contemporary Thought in Leadership Applications for Sport Organizations; Chapter 3. Emotional Intelligence and Leadership; Chapter 4. Building a Culture of Success; Chapter 5. Vision and Strategic Leadership; Chapter 6. Complexity and Problem Solving; Chapter 7. Change, Turnaround, and Crisis Leadership; Chapter 8. Diversity Leadership; Chapter 9. Globalization and Leadership; Part III. Developing Sport Leaders of the Future; Chapter 10. Leadership Learning and Development; Chapter 11. Future Considerations.