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The SAGE Handbook of Sport Management

The SAGE Handbook of Sport Management

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December 2016 | 594 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
The SAGE Handbook of Sport Management draws together the best current research on the major topics relevant to the field of sports management, including leadership, gender, diversity, development, policy, tourism, and media. Edited by two of the most respected figures in the field, the handbook includes contributions from leading sport management academics from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, USA, the UK and Europe.

Russell Hoye & Milena M. Parent
Chapter 1: Sport Management
Russell Hoye
Chapter 2: Sport Governance
Mike Szymanski & Richard A. Wolfe
Chapter 3: Strategic Management
Danny O’Brien and Lisa Gowthorp
Chapter 4: Organizational Structure
Tracy Taylor
Chapter 5: Human Resource Management
Packianathan Chelladurai and John J. Miller
Chapter 6: Leadership in Sport Management
Eric MacIntosh
Chapter 7: Organizational Culture
Dennis Coates and Pamela Wicker
Chapter 8: Financial Management
Aaron C.T. Smith
Chapter 9: Sport Marketing
Joanne MacLean
Chapter 10: Performance Management
Barrie Houlihan
Chapter 11: Sport Policy and Politics
Bob Stewart
Chapter 12: Regulating Sport
Michael P. Sam
Chapter 13: Sports Development
Simon C. Darnell and David Marchesseault
Chapter 14: Sport for Development and Peace
Katie Misener
Chapter 15: Program Evaluation
Kathy Babiak and Annick Willem
Chapter 16: Interorganizational Relationships in Sport: From Theory to Practice
Sally Shaw
Chapter 17: Gender Issues
George B. Cunningham
Chapter 18: Diversity and Inclusion in Sport
Matthew Nicholson and Merryn Sherwood
Chapter 19: Sport and the Media
Dana Ellis
Chapter 20: Sport Brands and Consumers
T. Bettina Cornwell
Chapter 21: Sport Sponsorship and Endorsements
Mike Weed
Chapter 22: Sports Tourism
Laurence Chalip
Chapter 23: Event Bidding, Legacy, and Leverage
Milena M. Parent
Chapter 24: Event Management
Graham Cuskelly
Chapter 25: Volunteer Management
Robin Ammon
Chapter 26: Stadia Management
Stephanie Gerretsen and Mark S. Rosentraub
Chapter 27: The Economics of Sport
Dan Mason
Chapter 28: Industrial Relations in Sport
Aubrey Kent
Chapter 29: Corporate Social Responsibility
Greg Dingle
Chapter 30: Sport, the Natural Environment, and Sustainability

The Sage Handbook of Sport Management is a what’s what from the who’s who of sport management academia. This book provides a comprehensive review of what we know about sport management.  The handbook provides a detailed yet accessible overview of the many fields within the sport management discipline.  I will be keeping my copy close at hand.

Geoff Dickson
Assistant Professor of Sport Management, Auckland University of Technology

This is a very welcome volume with contributions from many of the leading authorities in sport management covering the full range of issues addressed by sport management. As well as providing a great guide to the traditional core of the subject such as organisational behaviour, governance, marketing and sponsorship, economics and finance, HR and event management, the Handbook also covers several of the cutting-edge developments including corporate social responsibility, equality and diversity, sustainability, and the political dimension. Russell and Milena have to be congratulated on producing a high-quality book that will engage academics, students and practitioners alike.

Bill Gerrard
Professor of Business and Sports Analytics, Leeds University Business School

The editors of the SAGE Handbook of Sport Management have succeeded in compiling a highly attractive combination of experts’ views on a broad range of critical topics in international sport management. Their book is a valuable contribution to this rapidly developing field that provides fruitful insights to scientists, practitioners, and students alike. It is in particular a good book to deliver a comprehensive overview on a great variety of topics. Thus, I highly recommend the SAGE Handbook of Sport Management to anybody who has a scientific interest in the field or is involved in it in others way, such as managers or politicians but also to students that want to get an updated basic understanding of topics in sport management.

Holger Preuss
Professor of Sport Economics and Sport Sociology, Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz

In this outstanding Handbook of Sport Management, Drs. Hoye and Parent, two leading sport management scholars, have invited a diverse group of established or rising scholars to provide fundamental explanations and in-depth analyses of a wide range of sport business concepts and challenging issues contemporarily faced by various sectors of the global sport industry. I have enjoyed reading through the chapters containing theories derived from empirical evidences and application principles generated from best practices. This handbook can be a wonderful textbook for an introduction to sport management course or used as a reference resource by students, instructors, researchers, and practitioners.

James J. Zhang
Professor and Director, International Center for Sport Management, University of Georgia

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