The second edition of this ground-breaking text continues to guide students toward greater understanding of human resources management in the sport and recreation environment. The book provides updated references and studies, more emphasis on managerial competencies, and the strategic importance of human resource management and human resource practices. Also provided is, 'In Their View' and 'In A Nutshell' sideboxes and 'In Practice' sidebars within each chapter, front-of-chapter, back-of-chapter study aids, objectives, summaries, key terms and activities all help student comprehension of this subject area. This will be an ideal textbook for both lecturers and students, those working within the sport and recreation industry and within the fitness industry in general.
Packianathan Chelladurai, PhD, is a professor in the School of Physical Activity and Educational Services at Ohio State University. Widely recognised as a leader in the field of sport management, Chelladurai has taught human resource management in sport and recreation for the past 30 years in both Canada and the United States. He is the author of three books, including Sport Management: Macro Perspectives, which was the first book to apply organisational theory to sport management. He has also written more than 80 journal articles and 21 book chapters. His writings on leadership and decision making are particularly well known; perhaps best known is his Leadership Scale for Sports (LSS), which has been translated into more than 15 languages. In 1991 he served as editor of the Journal of Sport Management. He is a founding member of the North American Society for Sport Management and the European Association of Sport Management and is a member the Academy of Management.
Part I. Human Resources in Sport and Recreation; Chapter 1. Volunteers and Volunteerism; Chapter 2. Professional and Professionalism; Chapter 3. Clients as Human Resources; Part II. Individual Differences in Human Resources; Chapter 4. Abilities; Chapter 5. Personality; Chapter 6. Values; Chapter 7. Motivation; Part III. Human Resource Practices; Chapter 8. Organisational Justice; Chapter 9. Job Design; Chapter 10. Staffing and Career Considerations; Chapter 11. Leadership; Chapter 12. Performance Appraisal; Chapter 13. Reward Systems; Chapter 14. Internal Marketing; Part IV. Attitudinal Outcomes; Chapter 15. Satisfaction; Chapter 16. Commitment.