Discuss political governance and sports policy
Case studies xviii
About the authors xxi
Useful websites xxx
Part I The context of sport 1
1 Introduction 3
The main focus of the book 4
The development of a sport as business 5
The development of professional sport and professional players 10
Key themes 13
Key topics and issues 18
Discussion questions 23
Guided reading 23
Recommended websites 24
2 Governance and ethics in sport 25
Ian Henry and Ping Chao Lee
Systemic governance 27
Organisational governance and the ethics of governance 30
Political governance 34
Systemic, organisational and political governance and sports policy in the UK 36
Discussion questions 40
Guided reading 40
Recommended websites 41
3 The role of the State in sport 43
Chris Parker with Alan Barnard
A historical overview of the UK 44
Only three influences? 47
Why is the State involved? A modern perspective 48
Sporting bodies and international sporting achievement 54
Sport in education 58
The future role of the State 60
Discussion questions 64
Guided reading 65
Recommended websites 65
Part II Business functions applied to sport 67
4 Organisational behaviour in sport organisations 69
Organising and organisations 69
Types of organisation 72
Managing groups and teams 77
Organisational culture 81
Structure, behaviour, communications and culture – bringing them all together 85
Guided reading 91
Recommended websites 91
5 Human resource management in sport 93
Terrence Wendell Brathwaite
The ‘impact of expectancy’ and managing people in sport 95
Motivation as theory and praxis in HRM 98
Multiple intelligence and motivation in HRM 103
The sports HR manager as a Yenza strategist 106
Functions of the HRM matrix in sports 110
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