This custom ebook includes chapters from Contemporary Sport Management, Seventh Edition. It has been specifically designed for students taking the course Introduction to Sport Management (SPT200) at Lourdes University.
AudienceCustom ebook for students taking the course Introduction to Sport Management (SPT200) at Lourdes University.
Managing and Leading in Sport Organizations
Sport Management and Marketing Agencies
Sport Sales and Consumer Behavior
Sport Facility and Event Management
Analytics in the Sport Industry
Finance and Economics in the Sport Industry
International Sport Management
Paul M. Pedersen, PhD, is a professor of sport management within the department of kinesiology in the School of Public Health at Indiana University at Bloomington (IU). He has worked as a sports writer, sport management consultant, and sports business columnist. Pedersen’s primary areas of scholarly interest and research are the symbiotic relationship between sport and communication and the activities and practices of various sport organization personnel.
A research fellow of the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM), Pedersen has published 10 books (including Sport and the Pandemic, Strategic Sport Communication, Handbook of Sport Communication, and Research Methods and Design in Sport Management) and over 110 articles in peer-reviewed outlets such as the Journal of Sport Management, European Sport Management Quarterly, Sport Marketing Quarterly, International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship, Sociology of Sport Journal, International Review for the Sociology of Sport, and Journal of Sports Economics. He has also been a part of more than 125 refereed presentations at professional conferences and more than 50 invited presentations, including invited addresses in China, Denmark, Hungary, Norway, and South Korea. He has been interviewed and quoted in publications as diverse as the New York Times and China Daily.
Founder and editor in chief of the International Journal of Sport Communication, he serves on the editorial board of seven other journals. A 2020 distinguished alumni award (Florida State University, College of Education) recipient and 2011 Golden Eagle Hall of Fame (East High School in Pueblo, Colorado) inductee, Pedersen lives in Bloomington, Indiana, with his wife, Jennifer, and their two youngest children, Brock and Carlie. Their oldest children and their spouses (Hallie, Liam, Zack, and Megan) live in Bloomington and Chicago.
Lucie Thibault, PhD, is a professor in sport management and dean of the faculty of health sciences at the University of Ottawa in Ontario, Canada. She has previously taught sport management at Brock University as well as at the University of British Columbia and the University of Ottawa.
In her 30 years of teaching, Thibault has taught courses in organizational theory, organizational behavior, ethics in sport, globalization of sport, and policy and social issues in sport. Thibault has served on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics, the European Sport Management Quarterly, and the Journal of Sport Management. She was also the editor of the Journal of Sport Management. She is a member of the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM) and was named a research fellow of NASSM in 2001. In 2008, Thibault was awarded the Earle F. Zeigler Lecture Award from NASSM for her scholarly and leadership contributions to the field.
Thibault’s research interests lie in the formation, management, and evaluation of cross-sectoral partnerships in sport organizations. She also investigates the role of the Canadian government in sport excellence and sport participation as well as government involvement in developing sport policy. She has been an invited speaker at many conferences around the world. Her research has appeared in numerous scholarly journals, including the Journal of Sport Management, International Review for the Sociology of Sport, Journal of Sport and Social Issues, Human Relations, Leisure Studies, European Sport Management Quarterly, International Journal for Sport Policy and Politics, and Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly. Thibault resides in Ottawa.