Chapter 1 - Chapter 1 What is sport management Sport...

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Chapter 1 –What is sport management Sport management defined o Management of those organizations those major domain of operation is sport and physical activity Chelladurai, 1945, p 4 More than a game o Definitions view sport management as concerned with various forms of physical activity participation Professional and semi-professional sport Intercollegiate athletics Recreational agencies Fitness and sports clubs Recreation administration Fitness management Tourism Organizational economics o Organizations – mechanisms that have evolved to facilitate the process of exchange of products o In sport organizations – variations in structure and processes of different sport organizations reflect the products they exchange and the nature of that exchange Products as goods and services o A good A physical object that can be produced at one time and used later Equipment needed to engage in sport or activity Promotional materials and merchandise
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This note was uploaded on 11/13/2011 for the course KIN 316 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '11 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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