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ERIC Number: ED303451
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Apr-7
Reference Count: 0
A Contrast/Comparison of Needs Assessment and Curricular Evaluation for Management Careers in Athletics and Intramurals.
Kelley, Dennie R.; And Others
This study compares intramural/sport club personnel with collegiate/athletic personnel in terms of characteristics of prospective employees, traits for on the job success, and specific course requirements for each. The significance of this research is that it provides a basis for planning curricula, utilizing empirical evidence of the needs of professional sport managers and programs in athletics and intramurals. The study focuses on the relative degree of importance of: (1) specific criteria for hiring sport management personnel and for on the job success; (2) types of management/leadership tasks; (3) educational background; and (4) specific certifications. The program evaluation of the two groups would indicate the amounts of and/or degree of importance of: (1) previous job-related experiences, practica, and internships; (2) management/leadership related courses; and (3) emphasis on program areas within the curriculum. Attention is also given to the diversity in types of management positions and salary ranges. (JD)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Research Section of The American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (Kansas City, MO, April, 1988).