Russell Hoye, Aaron CT Smith, Matthew Nicholson and Bob Stewart
Sport Management: Principles and Application provides a comprehensive introduction to the practical application of management principles withint the sport industry. The book considers sport organisations operating at the community, state, and national levels, as well as professional club-based sporting systems. It presents an international view of accepted practice and what research evidence tells us about the application of management principles in sport. Sport Management investigates the history of the evolution of sport, the current drivers of change in the sport industry and the future management challenges it faces. The book also looks at core management principles and their application in sport, highlighting the unique features of how sport is managed compared to other sectors of the economy.