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Gillentine, Andy; Crown, R. Brian
The exciting and dynamic nature of today's sport industry has sparked career interest from an ever-growing number of students. To meet the demand for quality sport management education, "Foundations of Sport Management" is designed to offer undergraduate students a stimulating introductory view of the skills and information necessary for a career in the sport industry. Topics covered are designed to reflect the core competencies recommended by the Sport Management Program Review Council and to equip students with the skills needed for a career in the sport industry. Each chapter introduces the theoretical foundations and practical applications for critical elements of sport management. Educators will appreciate the text's format, which is designed to allow for a smooth week-to-week transition of classroom instruction. The authors, who have all been identified as the current leaders in their disciplines, have provided case studies, chapter summaries, questions, and industry examples to supplement each chapter and to assist the student in gaining a comprehensive picture of the sport industry. 326pp. N.B. Corners of boards slightly bumped and slight bump to back edge rear board.
Fitness Information Technology, 2009, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781885693945
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Inventory #26430
Price: £ 25.00 GBP ($ 33.00 approx. - € 29.00 approx.)
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Eysenck, H.J.
640pp. N.B. Some light marks to boards Creasing to edges and corners of D/J. Inch long closed tear to top right corner of front D/J.
Staples Press, 1971, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Good/Price Clipped. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0286627396
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Inventory #29040
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.80 approx. - € 17.40 approx.)
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Pope-Hennessy, John
3 inch wide blank white sticker on back cover. 303pp.
Harper & Row, 1970, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Icon Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0064300935
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Inventory #20898
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.20 approx. - € 11.60 approx.)
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Sherman, Howard J.; Schultz, Ron
Drawing from groundbreaking research at the Santa Fe Center for Emergent Strategies, new insights on applying complexity thinking in business to break out of old patterns and imagine new possibilities. In Open Boundaries , Howard Sherman and Ron Schultz bring fresh insights from the field of complexity thinking (the study of dynamic, adaptive systems) to unleash creativity and innovation throughout the organization by helping readers understandand even challengethe underlying principles, cognitive models, and rules that govern their decisions and actions. Showcasing the pioneering efforts of such organizations as diverse as Applied Biosystems and the U.S. Marine Corps, the authors illustrate the power of complexity in actionfrom creating new markets to spreading emerging knowledge throughout the company. }Todays businesses are constantly under pressure to innovateto develop new products, processes, and even organizational structuresin order to remain vibrant and healthy. But many businesses fall into the trap of doing more of the same, only faster. How can they break free of old patterns without overextending their resources or losing sight of their core goals and capabilities?In Open Boundaries, Howard Sherman and Ron Schultz bring fresh, new insights from the field of complexity thinkingthe study of dynamic evolving systemsto unleash creativity and innovation throughout the organization. Drawing from their groundbreaking research at the Santa Fe Center for Emergent Strategies, the authors challenge readers to explore the underlying principles, cognitive models, and rules that govern their decisions and actions to revealand, more importantly, overcomeobstacles to innovation and growth. Open Boundaries introduces a practical vocabulary to help managers understand, analyze, and nurture the creative process by eschewing linear cause-and-effect approaches to decision making in favor of an approach that thrives on ambiguity and unpredictability. Showcasing the pioneering efforts of such organizations as Xerox-PARC, Applied Biosystems, Patagonia, and the United States Marine Corps, the authors vividly illustrate the power of complexity thinking in actionfrom creating new markets to establishing new ways of spreading emerging knowledge throughout the company.Ultimately, Open Boundaries is about ideas, the most powerful of which is realizing that organizations are not mechanical entities, but living systems that are constantly adjusting and adapting to both internal and external forces of change. By embracing this perspective, businesses can become far more creative, innovative, and profitable than they might have ever thought possible.
Perseus Books, 1998, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0738200050
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Inventory #29441
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.20 approx. - € 11.60 approx.)
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Dunn, Jane
Antonia White is best known for her book "Frost in May", for having come back from Bedlam and madness, and for the public feud between her daughters over the editing of her diaries. This biography tells the complete story of a life courageously lived against most difficult odds. 484pp.
Jonathan Cape, 1998, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 022403619X
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Inventory #27818
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.50 approx. - € 14.50 approx.)
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