Career Opportunities in the Sports Industry Third Edition

Praise for the previous edition:"This comprehensive updated edition...is a necessary reference book for all interested in a career in sports."-ChoiceWith America's continued quest for health and fitness, sports have become

Career Opportunities in the Sports Industry  Third Edition


The Comprehensive Guide to Careers in Sports

Provides information about careers in the sports industry, including educational requirements, salary, and prospects for each profession.

The Comprehensive Guide to Careers in Sports

Provides information about careers in the sports industry, including educational requirements, salary, and prospects for each profession.

Ferguson Career Coach

Presents a guide for those interested in pursuing a career in the visual arts, with advice and tips on assessing interests and skills, setting goals, planning career actions, searching for a job, networking, and pursuing success.

Ferguson Career Coach

Presents a guide for those interested in pursuing a career in the visual arts, with advice and tips on assessing interests and skills, setting goals, planning career actions, searching for a job, networking, and pursuing success.

Career Coach

Presents a guide for those interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement, with advice and tips on assessing interests and skills, setting goals, planning career actions, searching for a job, networking, and pursuing success in the ...

Career Coach

Presents a guide for those interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement, with advice and tips on assessing interests and skills, setting goals, planning career actions, searching for a job, networking, and pursuing success in the workplace.

Strategic Sport Communication

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Strategic Sport Communication

Strategic Sport Communication, Third Edition, presents a comprehensive examination of the evolving field of sport communication. With a complete approach to the multifaceted and interrelated applications of sport communication, this text will help the reader understand modern trends and industry demands. The book’s topics align with the Common Professional Component topics outlined by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA). Organized into three parts for easy understanding, part I familiarizes students with the field by defining sport communication, presenting historical analysis, and providing an extensive discussion of career opportunities. Part II focuses on the elements of the Strategic Sport Communication Model (SSCM). This model details the three main components of sport communication: personal and organizational aspects of communication, mediated communication in sport, and sport communication services and support systems. Students will understand how each component plays an integral role in sport management, sport marketing, and operational goals at all levels of sport organizations. Part III examines legal aspects and critical sociological and cultural issues. Significant updates throughout the third edition capture the evolution of sport communication: A look at emerging communication platforms and modern technologies such as fantasy sports and online gambling New content covering the cutting-edge topics of customer-centric marketing, influencer marketing, the rise of digital media in integrated marketing, and the use of data analytics in marketing communication A new discussion of digital public relations tools and new examples of crises in sport, including a case study that provides a real-world example of a crisis in sport communication Learning aids—including key terms, chapter objectives, and chapter wrap-ups with review questions and individual exercises—provide for an engaging and focused learning experience. Updated for this edition, Sport Communication at Work sidebars feature industry experts applying chapter content, and Profile of a Sport Communicator sidebars highlight professional opportunities. In Strategic Sport Communication, Third Edition, students will develop a thorough understanding of the vast and varied field of sport communication. As the exciting field of sport communication continues to present new challenges, the analysis provided within this text will provide the foundational and theoretical understanding necessary for aspiring sport communication professionals to succeed.

The Business of Sports Agents

Kenneth L. Shropshire, Timothy Davis, and N. Jeremi Duru, experts in the fields of sports business and law, examine the history of the sports agent business and the rules and laws developed to regulate the profession, and consider ...

The Business of Sports Agents

Kenneth L. Shropshire, Timothy Davis, and N. Jeremi Duru, experts in the fields of sports business and law, examine the history of the sports agent business and the rules and laws developed to regulate the profession, and consider recommendations for reform.

Principles and Practice of Sport Management

Chapters 7 through 20 present overviews of major sport industry segments in
which a sport manager could work, followed by ... This third edition is full of
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Principles and Practice of Sport Management

Principles and Practice of Sport Management, Third Edition, provides students with solid fundamental information on what they need to do to be successful in the sport industry. Updated and expanded, this best-selling text offers a unique blend of information on the foundations and principles on which sport management operates as well as how to apply those foundations and principles to the sport industry. The authors, all well-renowned professors in sport management or sport administration, have produced a text that is thorough, practical, and lively, and which lays the groundwork for students as they study and prepare for successful careers in sport management.

Sport Marketing

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Sport Marketing

This student text provides a foundation of theory and principles for those seeking sports management position. It provides an overview of the reasons and foundations for sport marketing as well as theoretical and research issues, and why market segmentation is important.

Governance and Policy in Sport Organizations

The third edition of Governance and Policy in Sport Organizations introduces readers to the power and politics of sport organizations.

Governance and Policy in Sport Organizations

The third edition of Governance and Policy in Sport Organizations introduces readers to the power and politics of sport organizations. It explores the managerial activities essential to governance and policy development, and it looks at the structure and function of organizations like those with which readers will interact in the workplace. It also demonstrates where the power lies in an organization or industry segment and how individual sport organizations fit in to the greater industry. Current policy issues and the ethical questions they raise are also addressed. Real-world case studies demonstrate the types of dilemmas that sport managers face every day. In addition, professional administrators from a wide variety of sport organizations contribute their perspectives, giving readers a glimpse into the real concerns of sport professionals and the impact of governance and policy on their jobs. The book's practical foundations, readability, and logical organization all help readers to understand the big picture of the sport industry and their place in it as future sport managers. New to the third edition is a chapter on individual professional sport, which explores how this industry segment differs from professional sport leagues. In addition, contributions from Thierry Zintz, from the Universite catholique de Louvain, offer insights into European sport organizations.

Applied Sport Management Skills

The text explains important concepts but then takes the student beyond theories, to applying those management principles and developing management skills.

Applied Sport Management Skills

Applied Sport Management Skills, Third Edition With Web Study Guide, takes a unique and effective approach to teaching students how to become strong leaders and managers in the world of sport. Organized around the central management functions—planning, organizing, leading, and controlling—this third edition addresses the Common Professional Component topics outlined by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation (COSMA). The text explains important concepts but then takes the student beyond theories, to applying those management principles and developing management skills. This practical how-to approach, accompanied by unmatched learning tools, helps students put concepts into action as sport managers—developing the skills of creative problem solving and strategic planning, and developing the ability to lead, organize, and delegate. Applied Sport Management Skills, Third Edition, has been heavily revised and touts a full-color format with 1,300 new references. Content updates keep pace with industry trends, including deeper discussions of legal liability, risk management and equipment management, servant leadership, sport culture, and social media. Particularly valuable are the special elements and practical applications that offer students real opportunities to develop their skills: Features such as Reviewing Their Game Plan and Sport Management Professionals @ Work (new to this edition) provide a cohesive thread to keep students focused on how sport managers use the concepts on the job. Applying the Concept and Time-Out sidebars offer opportunities for critical thinking by having the student think about how specific concepts relate to a sport situation or to the student’s actual experiences in sports, including part-time jobs, full-time jobs, internships, and volunteer work. Self-Assessment exercises offer insight into students’ strengths and weaknesses and how to address shortcomings. An enhanced web study guide is integrated with the text to facilitate a more interactive setting with which to complete many of the learning activities. Several of the exercises require students to visit a sport organization and answer questions to gain a better understanding of sport management. Skill-Builder Exercises present a variety of scenarios and provide step-by-step guidance on handling day-to-day situations such as setting priorities, conducting job interviews, handling conflict, and coaching employees to better performance. Sports and Social Media Exercises offer Internet-based activities that expose students to the role of social media in managing a sport organization. Students are required to use popular social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn and visit sport websites. Game Plan for Starting a Sport Business cases put students in the driver’s seat and ask them to perform managerial activities such as developing an organization structure and formulating ideas on how to lead their employees. The web study guide allows students to complete most of the learning activities online or download them and then submit them to the instructor. Instructors will also have access to a suite of ancillaries: an instructor guide, test package, and presentation package. Applied Sport Management Skills, Third Edition, is a critical resource that provides students with a thorough understanding of the management principles used in sport organizations while also helping students developing their practical skills. Students will appreciate the opportunity to begin building a solid foundation for a fulfilling career in sport management.