Sports & Recreation

Sport Governance

by Ian O'Boyle
Publisher: Routledge
Release Date: 2013-07-24
Genre: Sports & Recreation
Pages: 312 pages
ISBN 13: 1136727345
ISBN 10: 9781136727344
Format: PDF, ePUB, MOBI, Audiobooks, Kindle
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Synopsis : Sport Governance written by Ian O'Boyle, published by Routledge which was released on 2013-07-24. Download Sport Governance Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Sport has been a strong medium for this process. Overview This chapter will provide a brief overview of sport governance within a South African context. Attention will first be given to the definition of sport governance within the ... -- Governance has become a hugely important issue within sport. Issues of corruption and ‘bad governance’ have become synonymous with some aspects of sport and closer scrutiny than ever before is being applied to ensure organisations are following international best practice in respect to how they are governed. As sport organisations are required to become more professional and to adopt a more transparent and accountable approach to their operations, it has become important for all students, researchers and professionals working in sport to understand what good governance is and how it should be achieved. This book is the first to examine sport governance around the world. It offers a series of in-depth case studies of governance policy and practice in 15 countries and regions, including the US, UK, China, Australia, Canada, South Africa, Latin America and the Middle East, as well as chapters covering governance by, and of, global sport organisations and international sport federations. With an introduction outlining the key contemporary themes in the study of sport governance, and a conclusion pointing at future directions for research and practice, this book is essential reading for any course on sport management, sport policy, sport development, sport administration or sport organisations, and for any manager or policy-maker working in sport and looking to improve their professional practice.