Athletic Administration: Successful Decision Making, Risk Taking and Problem Solving

Title

Athletic Administration: Successful Decision Making, Risk Taking and Problem Solving

Files

Description

By William F. Stier, Jr.

Athletic Administration is about problems, specifically, how to recognize them, avoid them, and resolve them, all within a school-based competitive athletic setting. It was written specifically for use in college courses dealing with the preparation of athletic administrators and sport managers. Most of the problem solving principles, strategies and tactics suggested in this book are applicable for all levels of amateur sport competition, youth sports, junior and senior high school levels as well as the college or university scene. The book contains general information pertaining to problem solving. Each chapter begins with a list of objectives. At the end of each chapter are questions that relate to the content of each chapter. Eighty-seven fundamental principles are presented. In chapters three and four, there are 74 specific survival strategies illustrating practical recommendations. Chapter five presents 15 case study tenets.This book includes 90 unique case studies based on realistic problems or challenges prevalent in today's school-based athletic programs. At the end of each case study are questions for discussion.

ISBN

089641406X

Publication Date

2004

Publication Information

Boston, Mass. : American Press, c2004.

xviii, 514 p. : illustrations ; 26 cm.

Disciplines

Kinesiology

Department

Kinesiology, Sport Studies and Physical Education

Comments

Located in Drake Library at: GV713 .S752 2004