Chapter 1Introduction to Sports and Management Sport Management: Responsibility for Performance Daniel D. Covell, Peter W. Hess, Julie Siciliano, Sharianne Walker
An Introduction to Sport Management • Size and Scope of Sport Industry • Economic and Social Significance of the American Sport Industries • The Profession and Practice of Sport Management
Defining Organizations and Management • An organization is a group of people working together to achieve a common purpose. • Management is defined as the coordination of human, material, technological, and financial resources needed for an organization to achieve its goals.
A Definition of Sport Management • Sport organizations exist to perform tasks through cooperative effort that could not be achieved by the individual. • Sport management is responsibility for the performance and success of sport organizations.
Understanding Management • Managerial Functions (Henri Fayol) • Roles of Managers (Henry Mintzberg) • Team-based Management.
The New Management Environment • Challenge to Compete • Quality • Speed and Flexibility • Innovation • Sustainable Growth
Development of Management Thought • Task Specialization (Adam Smith) • “Entrepreneur” (J.B. Say) • Soho Engineering Factory (Robert Owen)
Three Milestones in Management Thinking • Scientific Management (Frederick Taylor) • Administrative Theory (Henri Fayol) • Hawthorne Studies (Elton Mayo)
More Recent Contributions to Management Thought • Decision Sciences • Systems Theory (Bertalanffy/Simon) • Contingency Theory (Follett) • Japanese Management • Continuous Quality Improvement (Deming) • Learning Organizations