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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics; 2 edition (Dec 13 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0736056394
  • ISBN-13: 978-0736056397
  • Product Dimensions: 21.7 x 2.9 x 28.5 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 Kg
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About the Author

Trevor Slack, PhD, is Canada research chair of the International Institute for the Study of Sport Management at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta. Slack is widely published in major sport and organization journals and has presented as a keynote speaker at conferences on sport organizations around the world. He has been editor of the Journal of Sport Management and the European Journal of Sport Management, and he has been on the editorial board of several journals related to sport management. Slack has been awarded numerous grants for social science and humanities research projects. In 1995 he presented the Zeigler Lecture, the leading lecture in sport management, and in 2001 he was awarded a Canada Research Chair for his work in sport management.

Milena M. Parent, PhD, is an assistant professor in the School of Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa. Parent completed her PhD in the International Institute for the Study of Sport Management at the University of Alberta. She has experience as a national-level figure skater, a coach, and an administrator. Her doctoral research in sport management is on organizational theory and strategic management of large-scale sporting events. Parent is a coach for Skate Canada and a member of the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, the Academy of Management, and the North American Society of Sport Management. She also serves as a reviewer for European Sport Management Quarterly and for the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada conference.

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HASH(0xa26a86cc) out of 5 stars excellent resource Dec 1 2004
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it was great to read this book in terms of mixing pure admin perspectives to sports management. it also provided me with methods which i will be able to produce effective goals for any sport organization i work for and that is important !!! i also benefitted from this book in terms of getting more understanding with regard to decision making, size impact on organization and so on.
i highly recommend this book for sports managers.
Nizar Alaani
University of Bahrain
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