New Release Books by Sharianne Walker

Sharianne Walker is the author of Managing Intercollegiate Athletics (2021), Managing Sport Organizations (2019) and Managing Sports Organizations (2012).

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Managing Intercollegiate Athletics

release date: Sep 21, 2021
Managing Intercollegiate Athletics
Managing Intercollegiate Athletics is the leading introduction to the management and governance of college sport. Now in a fully revised and updated third edition, this book reveals the inner workings of athletic departments and the conferences and governing organizations with which they work, offering insider perspectives to help prepare students who are interested in pursuing a career in collegiate athletics management. Written in a user-friendly style, and containing real world cases, data and examples in every chapter, the book introduces the key managerial concepts that every successful professional needs to know, and takes the reader through the core management process and functions, from goal-setting and strategy to recruiting, finance and change management. With a strong focus on practical skills, the book also encourages critical thinking and includes interviews with successful practitioners in every chapter. This new edition includes a brand-new chapter on professional development and expanded coverage of ethical issues, diversity and social justice in sport. It contains new case studies and examples throughout, and has been updated to reflect changes to NCAA bylaws and legislation. This is an essential textbook for any course on intercollegiate athletics and invaluable supplementary reading for any courses on sport management, sport marketing, sport fundraising, sport governance or higher education management. The book is accompanied by updated online resources, featuring PowerPoint slides and an instructor manual.

Managing Sport Organizations

release date: Feb 04, 2019
Managing Sport Organizations
Now in a fully revised and updated fourth edition, Managing Sport Organizations introduces the fundamentals of sport management across every industry sector, from youth and intercollegiate sport to professional leagues. Bridging the gap between theory and practice, it covers every key topic, issue and concept in contemporary sport management, including understanding management and its relationship to sport strategy decision making organizational design leadership human resource management managing change facility management sport media and new technologies This new edition contains expanded coverage of current topics such as international sport, ethics, new technologies and career pathways in sport management. Each chapter includes a full range of useful features, such as case studies, career insights, management exercises, study questions and definitions of key terms and concepts. No other textbook combines the rigor of the business school with the creativity and dynamism of modern sport business. Accompanied by additional online resources, this is the perfect foundation for any course in sport management, sport administration or sport business.

Managing Sports Organizations

release date: Jun 25, 2012
Managing Sports Organizations
Managing Sport Organizations, second edition, is a newly updated and comprehensive introduction to the themes and elements surrounding sport management. The book teaches management theory and principles in a coherent manner, helping to reinforce these concepts for students in schools of business, and serving to introduce them to students in other school settings (kinesiology, exercise science, sport science). The features of this book include: Important industry segment information is introduced chapter by chapter, allowing students to wed theory and application throughout Effectively weaves sport industry issues with fundamental management theories and practices Provides informative introductions to all fundamental aspects of sport management- Leadership, Information Technology, Media, Facility management, HR and much more With an online Instructor's Manual and a Test Bank available as well, this book is an essential tool for students and teachers of sport management.


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