- Subject index
The Handbook of 21st Century Management provides authoritative insight into the key issues for students in college or corporate courses with a particular emphasis on the current structure of the topic in the literature, key threads of discussion and research on the topic, and emerging trends. This resource is useful in structuring exciting and meaningful papers and presentations and assists readers in deciding on management areas to take elective coursework in or to orient themselves towards for a career. Indeed, familiarity with many of the topics in this Handbook would be very useful in job interviews for positions in business.
Chapter 99: Unique Aspects of Managing Sport Organizations
Managing sport organizations at the start of the 21st century involves the application of management theories, principles, and strategies that are no different to managing organizations in the corporate, government, or nonprofit sectors. The sport industry, how-ever, does have several unique attributes that influence how these theories, principles, and strategies are applied by sport managers. Sport has become a significant industry that employs large numbers of people in a variety of roles, is used as a vehicle for economic development in tourism and major events by governments, and is a major part of modern culture as evidenced by the amount of media coverage attributed to professional sport and by the numbers of people engaged ...