Key Concepts in Sport Management (Sage Key Concepts Series)

Key Concepts in Sport Management (Sage Key Concepts Series)

By: Terri Byers (author), Milena M. Parent (author), Trevor Slack (author)Hardback

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Sharp, clear and relevant this book meets the needs of those studying and researching within the growing discipline of sport management. The intelligently cross-referenced entries provide a concise overview of the key concepts in the field guiding you through the important debates, sources and research methods in the management and delivery of sport. The book introduces readers to the concepts at the centre of their studies; it suggests relevant further reading and thoughts for future research and applies academic theory to business and organizational problems in a real-world context. The entries are designed to meet study needs and include clear definitions, comprehensive examples, practical applications and effective research methods.

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Milena M. Parent, Ph.D. obtained her doctorate from the University of Alberta. Currently an Associate Professor in the School of Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa (Ottawa, Canada) and at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences (Oslo, Norway), she is also a lecturer in the MEMOS (Executive Masters in Sport Organizations Management) program. A Research Fellow of the North American Society for Sport Management, she also sits on the Canadian Sport Policy 2012's Policy Implementation and Monitoring Work Group, and is a former Early Researcher Award holder from the Government of Ontario. Her expertise is in organization theory and strategic management of sports events, particularly in terms of governance, network and stakeholder management. Her research has been supported by numerous organizations, including the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and the International Olympic Committee, and she has consulted for a number of organizations, such as the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages and the Aquatic Federation of Canada. She teaches in English and French at the undergraduate and graduate levels and has published 6 books (e.g., The Routledge Handbook of Sports Event Management, with Jean-Loup Chappelet, 2015, Routledge; Managing Major Sports Events: Theory and Practice, with Sharon Smith-Swan, 2013, Routledge; and Key Concepts in Sport Management, with Terri Byers and Trevor Slack, 2012, SAGE), 18 book chapters, and over 35 peer-reviewed articles in journals such as the European Sport Management Quarterly, Journal of Sport Management, Sport Management Review, Journal of Business Ethics, Corporate Reputation Review, and Event Management. Finally, she sits on the editorial boards of the Journal of Sport Management and Sport Management Review.


Introduction Organizational Theory Structure Change Commercialization Competitive Balance Conflict Context Control Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Corruption Critical Theory and Critical Management Studies Decision-Making Demand Effectiveness or Efficiency Employability Entrepreneurship Ethics Globalization Governance Image, Identity and Reputation Knowledge Transfer Leadership Legacy Media / Broadcasting Mega-Events Networks Organizational Culture Organizational Goals Performance Management Power Quality Sponsorship Sport Development (and Sport for Development, Development through Sport) Sports Funding and Finance Sports Law Sport Marketing Sport Organization Sport Participation Sport Policy Sport Tourism Stakeholders Strategic Planning Strategy Strategic Alliances Structure Technology Typologies and Taxonomies Voluntary Conclusions Keeping up to Date: Useful Sources

Product Details

  • publication date: 16/08/2012
  • ISBN13: 9781412928410
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9781412928410
  • weight: 499
  • ISBN10: 1412928419

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