Overview:Contemporary Leadership in Sport Organizations - Contemporary Leadership in Sport Organizations blends research onleadership with practical application of the skills and knowledge thatstudents will need on the job. This text provides sport managementstudents with a comprehensive understanding of the complex topic ofleadership in sport through a presentation of foundational andcontemporary research, numerous practical examples and analyticalexercises, and thought-provoking self-assessments and quotes.More than leadership tips from a sport personality, ContemporaryLeadership in Sport Organizations translates classic and contemporaryresearch in leadership into leadership skills and behaviors that areuseful in present-day sport settings. Synopses of research findings arepresented in table format for an accessible approach to understandingthe three Rs of leadership: relationships, results, and responsibility.In addition, a variety of learning features reinforce content:* Practical examples provide opportunities to critically consider theconcepts under discussion.* Chapter-opening objectives, as well as pre- and postchapterself-assessments, help students measure their understanding of chaptercontent.* Specific examples and case studies applicable to a broad range ofsport leadership roles put research into practice.* On the Sidelines stories, Your Thoughts boxes, and questions at theend of chapters are incorporated throughout the book to provide examplesand stimulate discussions applicable to a broad range of sportleadership roles across youth, amateur, intercollegiate, professional,and commercial sport organizations.Part I of the text offers a leadership primer, introducing the elementsof business and educational environments in which sport organizationsoperate. Students will learn how leaders in sport organizationstypically assume both managerial and leadership roles and how theseroles integrate and diverge, and they will review the historicalfoundation and evolution of leadership theories from the academicliterature. Part II covers applied leadership thought and action and howleaders can become more effective in addressing critical challenges ofthe present and future. Key topics such as decision making,organizational change, emotional intelligence, vision, strategicplanning, and crisis management are discussed. Professional growth anddevelopment are the focus of part III, considering multiple approachesand tools for improving self-understanding, personal development, andleadership mentoring.Contemporary Leadership in Sport Organizations provides afoundational and contextualized body of information regarding thoughtand practice in leadership to inform and inspire students of sportmanagement. Whether preparing for leadership roles in sportorganizations or preparing for teaching, research, and academic study inthe field of sport leadership, students will gain a solid understandingof the theoretical foundations of leadership in sport and how it isapplied to sport-related organizations of all types and sizes.
This book is on page /8632b3e1a1dff30e8e8c5a8b2f18042c/book/1603725640-9780736096423. It was written by the following authors: David Scott. Book Contemporary Leadership in Sport Organizations, which can be read online, published by the company: Human Kinetics Publishers. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books. The book was published on 2014-03-03 00:00:00. It has 264 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 953 g. File for download Contemporary Leadership in Sport Organizations has PDF format and is called contemporary-leadership-in-sport-organizations.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our bostick.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.
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