Human Resource Management for Sports and Recreation Programs

Human resource management is a key component of business operations in any organization, and athletic programs are no exception. This textbook provides the framework and principles for undergraduate and graduate students to develop knowledge and understanding of human resource practices to ultimately plan and manage staff in an athletic program at any level of competition—from intramural collegiate to professional sports.

Human Resource Management for Sports and Recreation Programs discusses important conceptual and practical elements of human resource management, and provides detailed insight into plan development, personnel recruitment and management, program implementation, assessment techniques and corrective action procedures, as well as relevant legal, ethical, and safety concerns.