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ERIC Number: ED314397
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Feb-24
Pages: 30
Abstractor: N/A
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Management Careers in Professional Sport and College/University Athletics: Results of a Survey Evaluation.
Beitel, Patricia A.; And Others
This study assessed the needs of management positions and obtained evaluations of sport management programs by management personnel from different sport program perspectives, i.e., professional sport and college/university athletics. Results of survey identified: (1) specific similarities and differences in the criteria for both hiring sport management personnel and on-job success between professional sport and college/university athletics; (2) specific differences in the types of management/leadership tasks and respective workloads; and (3) specific similarities and differences in certification expectations of employees. The results of the program curricular evaluation indicated: (1) an inverse relationship for required practica and internship for professional sport and college/university athletics positions; (2) specific similarities and differences in management leadership task-related courses; and (3) specific differences in the relative importance of sport/leisure study areas to be included in the curriculum. No specific differences in requirements for a major and/or minor were found. Evidence was provided concerning the diversity in the types of management positions and salary ranges. No indication of number of respondents is provided. (JD)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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