Facility Management for Physical Activity and Sport, 2nd ed.

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ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-57167-755-6

Author(s): Thomas H. Sawyer, Lawrence W. Judge, Tonya L. Sawyer

Copyright year: 2015

Edition: 2nd

Other Formats: eBook

pages: 335

Facility Management for Physical Activity and Sport is a comprehensive compilation of concepts and practical subject matter published for sport management students and future facility managers as well as practitioners. Topics explored include fundamentals of management, communication and media relations, financial and marketing fundamentals, and facility design, event management, and facility operations and maintenance.

The editors have taught at the higher education level. They have also served professional organizations such as the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance and the Indiana Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. The contributing authors have also taught in higher education and have professional experiences such as sports information director, high school and college athletic director, and general manager of a sports organization.

This book intends to serves the increasing number of students with a wide variety of backgrounds who are selecting sport management as a course of study both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Further, this book has been written for the upper-division or graduate-level course. Students using this text will have a fundamental understanding of financial accounting, managerial accounting, finance, marketing, management, and management information systems. This book will also be a valuable resource for practitioners.

Part I: Fundamentals of Management

Chapter 1: Management Principles (Sawyer)

Chapter 2: Organizational Principles and Leadership (Sawyer, Conn, and Bodey)

Chapter 3: Planning for Success (Sawyer)

Chapter 4: Managing Human Resources (Sawyer)

Chapter 5: Facility and Event Risk Management (Rushing and Romsa)

Chapter 6: Security Management (Sawyer)


Part II: Communication and Media Relations

Chapter 7: Communication Principles (M. G. Hypes)

Chapter 8: Media Relations Principles (J. A. Hypes)

Chapter 9: Public Relations Principles (Sawyer and M. G. Hypes)


Part III: Financial and Marketing Fundamentals

Chapter 10: Financial Principles (J. A. Hypes)

Chapter 11: Purchasing and Inventory Control Principles (M. G. Hypes)

Chapter 12: Revenue Streams (Sawyer and Johnson)

Chapter 13: Marketing Principles (J. A. Hypes and Sawyer)

Chapter 14: Retail Principles (Sawyer and Gimbert)

Chapter 15: Sales, Sponsorships, and Licensing Principles (Sawyer and J. A. Hypes)

Chapter 16: Fund-Raising Principles (Sawyer and Gimbert)

Chapter 17: Customer Retention Principles (Sawyer and Gimbert)


Part IV: Facility Design, Event Management, and Facility Operations and Maintenance

Chapter 18: Programming for Success (Sawyer and Gimbert)

Chapter 19: Planning Facilities: Master Plan, Site Selection, and Development Phases (Sawyer, M. G. Hypes, and Gimbert)

Chapter 20: Event Planning Principles (Sawyer and Gimbert)

Chapter 21: Volunteers: The Key to Successful Event Management (Sawyer and Gimbert)

Chapter 22: Facility Operations and Maintenance (Rosandich)

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