Sport Management: The Basics

Robert Wilson, Mark Piekarz

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Sport Management: The Basics is an engaging and accessible introduction to sport management which considers a range of contemporary philosophical, social, cultural and political matters as they impact on this growing field. Drawing links between academic theory and practice, it explores the current challenges facing managers in the sport industry, addressing topics including:

the history of sport management
the role of the manager
levels of management
the public, private and voluntary sectors
sport management in the global marketplace

With suggestions for further reading throughout the text, a comprehensive chapter on employment and employability, and case studies which explore both theory and practice, Sport Management: The Basics offers a clear and concise introduction for anyone seeking to study or work in sport management.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages212
ISBN (Electronic)9781315762999
ISBN (Print)9781138791169 hbk, 9781138791176 pbk
Publication statusPublished - 29 Sept 2015


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