Introduction to Sports Management - Main Topics of Study

Foundation of Individual Behaviour

  • Personality
  • Perception
  • Learning
  • Attitudes
  • Behaviour and motivation

Groups, Teams, Leadership and Power

  • Groups in organisations
  • Working in teams
  • Leading teams
  • The sources of leadership power

Organisational Culture and Structure

  • Different theoretical approaches/typologies
  • The relationship between organisational culture
  • Individual/group behaviour, and structure


Recommended Reading

Main Text:

Organizational Behaviour - Huczynski, A and Buchanan, D., (2010) - Harlow: Prentice Hal

Alternative Texts and Further Reading:

The Business of Sports Management - Beech, J., and Chadwick, S., (2004) - Harlow: Prentice Hall

Torkildsen’s Sport and Leisure Management - Taylor, P (Ed)., (2010) - Abingdon: Routledge.