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Contemporary Sport Management, Fourth Edition, 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. This thoroughly revised edition brings enhanced content to students with a full-color format and an integrated online study guide. The text also discusses the significance of sport as an international social institution. Students will learn the relevance of sociological, cultural, historical, political, psychological, and legal concepts to the management of sport; the necessary professional skills and attitudes of 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 fourth edition retains many of its popular learning tools for students and also offers several key enhancements:
Three new chapters covering sport management issues in youth and community sport, interscholastic sport, and the history of the sport business industry address the growing needs in the field.
International sidebars and associated activities within each chapter have been updated, providing readers with fresh ideas regarding cultural differences in sport as well as the effects of the globalization of sport on the sport management profession.
A historical timeline, now in every chapter, puts major events into context.
New ethics and critical thinking sections expand on the chapter topics to help students develop the competencies to make sound decisions and become ethical and principled sport managers.
A running glossary, chapter objectives, and end-of-chapter reviews help students understand key concepts and terms.
In addition, a new online study guide (OSG) provides multiple interactive learning experiences that assist students in retaining the information. Each chapter of the text includes several cross-references to the OSG, allowing students to take advantage of the following features:
Job opportunity activities demonstrate the skills that prospective employers are seeking within particular sport settings.
Web searches point students to the vast amount of information available online.
Portfolio activities help students reflect on specific questions related to the critical thinking and ethics sections of each chapter. Upon completion, students will have constructed a portfolio of their reflections on issues they may face as future sport management professionals.
Comprehension checks with interactive activities help students more fully understand and apply the concepts covered in each chapter.
Quizzes help students ensure they have mastered the major concepts of each chapter.
Reorganized in a four-part format, Contemporary Sport Management, Fourth Edition, begins with an overview of the field and important historical aspects of the industry. Next, the attributes of an effective and professional sport manager and the relevance of managerial and leadership concepts applied to sport management are discussed. In the second part, readers 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. The third part offers information on key functional areas of sport management, such as sport marketing, sport communication, finance and economics in sport, and sport facility and event management. In the final part, 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 fourth 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.
Part I. Introduction to Sport Management
Chapter 1. Managing Sport in the 21st Century Janet B. Parks, DA; Jerome Quarterman, PhD; and 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; Kathryn S. Hoff, PhD; and JoAnn Kroll, MEd
Career Planning and Management
Chapter 3. Historical Aspects of the Sport Business Industry Lawrence W. Fielding, PhD; Paul M. Pedersen, PhD; and Brenda G. Pitts, EdD
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 Lucie Thibault, PhD; and Jerome Quarterman, PhD
Structure and Design of Sport Organizations
Critical Thinking in Sport Organizations
Ethics in Sport Organizations
Chapter 5. Managerial Leadership in Sport Organizations Jerome Quarterman, PhD; Ming Li, EdD; and Lucie Thibault, PhD
Theoretical Approaches to Management
Decision Making, Authority, and Power
Human Resource Management
Critical Thinking in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management
Ethics in the Leadership of Sport Organizations
Part II. Selected Sport Management Sites
Chapter 6. Professional Sport James M. Gladden, PhD; and William A. Sutton, EdD
Nature of Professional Sport
History of Major American 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 7. Intercollegiate Athletics Ellen J. Staurowsky, EdD; and Robertha Abney, PhD
Origins of Intercollegiate Athletics Governance
Basics of College Sport Finance
Intercollegiate Athletics Administrators
Critical Thinking in Intercollegiate Athletics
Ethics in Intercollegiate Athletics
Chapter 8. Interscholastic Athletics Warren A. Whisenant, PhD; and Eric W. Forsyth, PhD
Arrival of Interscholastic Athletics
Governance of Interscholastic Athletics
Value of Interscholastic Athletics Programs
Careers in Interscholastic Athletics
Issues Facing Interscholastic Athletics
Critical Thinking in Interscholastic Athletics
Ethics in Interscholastic Athletics
Chapter 9. Youth and Community Sport Marlene A. Dixon, PhD; and Jennifer E. Bruening, PhD
Origins and History of Community Sport in North America
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 Community Sport
Ethics in Community Sport
Chapter 10. Sport Management and Marketing Agencies William A. Sutton, EdD; Nicole Fowler, MBA; and Mark A. McDonald, PhD
Functions of Sport Management and Marketing Agencies
Types of Sport Management and Marketing Agencies
Careers and Challenges
Critical Thinking in Agency Activities
Ethics in Agencies and Revenue Sources
Chapter 11. Sport Tourism Heather Gibson, PhD; and 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 F. Wayne Blann, EdD; and Ketra L. Armstrong, PhD
Developing a Sport Marketing Plan
Critical Thinking in Sport Marketing
Ethics in Sport Marketing
Chapter 13. Communication in the Sport Industry G. Clayton Stoldt, EdD; Stephen W. Dittmore, PhD; and 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 14. Finance and Economics in the Sport Industry Timothy D. DeSchriver, EdD; and Daniel F. Mahony, PhD
Current Financial Situation of US Professional Sport
Current Financial Situation in 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 15. Sport Facility and Event Management Robin Ammon, Jr., EdD; and David K. Stotlar, EdD
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 16. Sport Consumer Behavior B. Christine Green, PhD; and Carla A. Costa, 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
Critical Thinking in Sport Consumer Behavior
Ethics in Sport Consumer Behavior
Chapter 17. Legal Considerations in Sport Management Anita M. Moorman, JD; and R. Christopher Reynolds, 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; and Mary Jo Kane, PhD
Defining Sport Sociology
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; and Janet B. Parks, DA
What is International Sport?
Expansion of International Sport
Current Issues in International Sport
Essentials for Aspiring International Sport Managers
Forecasting the Future: International Sport 2010–2020
Critical Thinking in International Sport
Ethics in International Sport
Chapter 20. Sport Management Questions and Research Jess C. Dixon, PhD; Wendy Frisby, PhD; and Robert Boucher, PhD
Research Questions and Their Origins
Why Sport Managers Need to Understand Research
What is Sport Management Research?
Current Challenges in Sport Management Research
The Future of Sport Management Research
Critical Thinking in Sport Management Research
Ethics in Sport Management Research
About the Editors
About the Contributors
A textbook for introductory-level sport management courses; a reference for sport management professionals and university libraries.
Paul M. Pedersen, PhD, the newest member of the editorial team, is an associate professor of sport management and the director of the sport management doctoral program at Indiana University at Bloomington. Previously, Pedersen taught sport communication and management courses at several colleges and universities, including Bowling Green State University and Palm Beach Atlantic University.
A former sportswriter and sports business columnist, Pedersen has researched, published, and presented on the activities and practices of many sport organization personnel, specifically those associated with the print media (i.e., newspaper editors and reporters) and affiliated with intercollegiate and interscholastic sports (i.e., athletic directors and student-athletes). He has lectured and presented on sport communication and management topics around the world, including China and Korea. His primary area of scholarly interest is the symbiotic relationship between sport and communication.
Pedersen has published over 55 peer-reviewed articles in journals such as the Journal of Sport Management, Sociologyof Sport Journal, International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship, and Journal of Sports Economics. Pedersen has authored or coauthored Strategic Sport Communication (2007) and two sport history texts.
Founder and editor in chief of the International Journal of Sport Communication, Pedersen also serves as an editorial review board member of five national and international sport journals. He is a research fellow for the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM), a member of the North American Society for Sport History (NASSH) and the European Association for Sport Management (EASM), and a charter member of Sport Marketing Association (SMA).
Pedersen lives in Bloomington, Indiana, with his wife, Jennifer, and their four children. He enjoys spending time with his family as well as traveling, photography, cycling, and watching sporting events.
Janet B. Parks, DA, is distinguished teaching professor emerita, former graduate studies coordinator, and former sport management division chair at Bowling Green State University in Ohio. She was a founding member of the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM), which has honored her with the Earle F. Zeigler Award for Professional Achievement (1992) and the NASSM Distinguished Service Award (2001). She is a NASSM research fellow; a fellow in the Research Consortium of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD); and the recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Sport Management Council (SMC) of the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) and the President’s Award from the National Association for Girls and Women in Sport (NAGWS). She was twice selected as an honorary fellow in the Women’s Studies Research Center at the University of Wisconsin at Madison.
Parks is a founding coeditor of the Journal of Sport Management and has served on NASPE's Task Force on Sport Management Curriculum Accreditation (1986-93) and Sport Management Program Review Council (1993-94). In 2005 to 2006, she was an SMC/NASPE representative on the Task Force on Sport Management Curriculum Standards.
During her 39 years on faculty at BGSU, Parks taught physical education and sport management and coached tennis and golf. Her published works include textbooks, book chapters, journal articles, and a computer program on sport management career guidance. Since retiring from teaching in 2004, Parks has written and produced Title IX: Implications for Women in Sport and Education, a three-disc DVD set designed for classroom use. Her most recent book, written in collaboration with Addi Muti and Ann Bowers, chronicles the history of women’s sports at BGSU.
An avid traveler, she makes her home in Bowling Green, Ohio, where she enjoys working on projects that preserve the history of women in physical education and sport. She also volunteers for several social service agencies in her community.
Jerome Quarterman, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of health, human performance, and leisure studies at Howard University in Washington, DC. Prior to that, he was on the faculty at Florida State University and taught graduate students in research methods, organizational theory, and diversity in organizations of the sport industry. He was a tenured faculty member at Bowling Green State University of Ohio for 11 years. Prior to his position at Bowling Green, his teaching and administrative experiences were at historically black colleges and universities, including Southern, Alabama State, Kentucky State, Central State, Hampton, Florida A&M, and Lincoln universities. He is a member of the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) and the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD).
Quarterman is an active researcher who has authored or coauthored 45 scholarly publications, including peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, and edited books. His research has appeared in the International Journal of Sport Management, Sport Marketing Quarterly, Journal of Sport Management, Academic Athletic Journal, Journal of Teaching Physical Education, Applied Research in Coaching and Athletics Annual, The Physical Educator, International Journal of Sport Marketing and Sponsorship, Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, and College Student Journal. He has also served on the editorial boards for International Journal of Sport Management, Athletic Academic Journal, and ICHPERSD Journal of Research.
He has served on and chaired numerous master and doctoral committees at Bowling Green, Florida State, and Howard universities. He teaches students in a variety of courses at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral levels, including organizational theory, intercollegiate athletic administration, research methods in sport management, ethics and social issues in sport, human resources management, sport marketing, and diversity in sport organizations.
Quarterman holds a doctoral degree from Ohio State University, a master’s degree from Kent State University, and a bachelor’s degree from Savannah State University. He is the proud parent of Terrance and Michele.
Lucie Thibault, PhD, is an associate professor at Brock University in Ontario, Canada. Before working at Brock University, Thibault taught at the University of British Columbia for 8 years and the University of Ottawa for 5 years. In more than 20 years of teaching, Thibault has instructed 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 as well as the Journal of Sport Management where she previously held the posts of associate editor and editor. She is a member of the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) and was named a NASSM research fellow in 2001. In 2008, Thibault was awarded the Earle F. Zeigler Award from NASSM for her scholarly and leadership contributions to the field.
Her 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. Her research has appeared in 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, and International Journal for Sport Management and Marketing.
Instructor guide. Specifically developed for instructors of Contemporary Sport Management, Fourth Edition, the instructor guide includes a sample class syllabus, an explanation of how to more fully incorporate critical thinking skills during class, and guidance on how instructors can incorporate the online study guide into their courses. The instructor guide also includes chapter-specific files that contain chapter summaries, chapter objectives, lecture outlines, and supplemental learning activities.
Test package. The test package includes more than 620 questions in true-or-false, fill-in-the-blank, multiple-choice, essay, and short-answer formats. The test package is available for use through multiple formats, including a learning management system, Respondus, and rich text.
Presentation package. The presentation package includes more than 370 slides of text, artwork, and tables from the book that instructors can use for class discussion and presentation.
The slides in the presentation package can be used directly within PowerPoint or printed to make transparencies or handouts for distribution to students. Instructors can easily add, modify, and rearrange the order of the slides as well as search for images based on key words.
The presentation package is also available for purchase • ISBN 978-0-7360-9168-8